Painting of the Week

Painting of the Week – Beached

Try the warmest warm and coolest cools to depict temperature

Now is the time of the year us Northerners think about going south for the winter. You might not want to take this boat there, but it was sure fun to paint. I found this picture on the shores of Cancun years ago. One thing about art, it’s a great way to add color and bring warmth into your home. I love how the scraggly tree intertwines with the boat and water.

Dark  Turquoise and Red Orange  are two of the most dramatic color complements on the wheel contrasting as the coolest cool and the warmest warm. Often we see these colors used in festive dish sets and orange is known for its effectiveness in marketing food items. This palette easily translates the temperature of the scene so  decide which color you want to dominate. If evenly balanced, their relationship generally becomes uncomfortable for the viewer. Add warmth with Red-Orange or add Turquoise to take away heat. Mixing these colors  with whites, yellows and grays reduces their intensity.


Holiday Showcase Calendar

In my newsletter last week, I accidentally had the wrong date for the Fargo Holiday Showcase. Please correct your calendar for this event. If you made the trip last weekend to the Scheels Arena in Fargo, stop by to receive a free apology gift!

The correct dates for upcoming showcases are:

Fargo – Scheels Arena  (Booths C27-28)

Show Hours:

Friday, November 22                  4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 23            9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 24
              11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.      

Bismarck Civic Center (Booth to be announced)

Show Hours:

Friday, December 6             4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 7          9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 8
             11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.         


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