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March 7th 2017
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Contact info: lonecrow4@gmail.com   Web -Laura Lein-Svencner|Blog-lonecrowart|                                                                               
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Laura Lein-Svencner 2013
From the studio this week,
I'll be in and out of the studio these next couple of weeks. This weekend their is an opening on Friday night March 10th 6-9pm at Water Street Studio Collective Group Show. (postcard below in this newsletter) 

Feminine Touch flyer

This Saturday I will be hitting the road early to travel to  The Feminine Touch from 3-6pm 
103 N. Western Ave, 
  Waupaca WI. 
If you live close by stop in. 

~v~
 Laura-300


Quote for the Week
To get through the hardest journey
 we need only to take one step 
at a time, but we must 
keep on stepping.
Chinese proverb 



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  Tack Down Tuesday 

We can handle this sm

#030617-A, "We Can Handle This", 8 x 8 Collage on watercolor paper, matted 2” all side to a 12 x 12 ready for a frame.

 

Materials Used: 140 lb Watercolor paper, polymer medium, found papers from my demo box, painted drawing paper, sanded and alter magazine paper, underlayment paper on my desk that has many layers of paint for leftover papers, wax crayons, turquoise blue glazing and charcoal shadowing, sealed with a UV Satin Varnish

 

Meaning behind the art:  When I came to my art table to start the Tack Down for this week…I was full of many emotions…not bad but not clear.  So I opened up my demo box that I take with me when I present demo’s and I just grabbed the first paper and that was Purple.  Not one of my first picks but I then grabbed the next, challenged myself to make a piece.  I did a turquoise blue glazing something I don’t every do.  Kind of going against the grain I guess.  So you have these elements you don’t normal work with and you see what creativity works.  My thinking started to clear as element started to connect I went into the flow with the thought process of “We can handle this,” and keep right on work with it.  Adding the purple in from the very start was a hope of playfulness for me. Using color with spring around the corner has me anticipating all the richness of the season.

 


If you are Interested In the Collage Art above

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Prints available at Fine Art America 


EVENTS/EXHIBIT -March

Best of Best In the Burbs...Alliance of Fine Art 2017 
March 1- April 30th
Reception March 16th -6-8pm 

Water Street Collective Group Show  
14. WSS COLLECTIVE Group Show 2017
I just was juried into this Collective Group of Artists, our first group show March 10th-April 8th Opening Reception March 10th, 6-9 pm, Water Street Studio's 

Woman's View-Art Exhibit, An invitation to be part of this group, what an honor-March 15-June 9, Building 201 Lobby, Argonne National Lab. Opening Reception March 22, 4-6pm. 

Save the Dates! 
Dillman's Mid-Winter Festival... That's right it's happening in Addison IL. March 18th...I'll be there are you going to be?   
Dillman's Free Festival of Artists- March 19th, 10-2pm 3315 Pearl Street McHenry IL 60050. 


2017 Collage Workshops

 Classes


Collage and Mixed Media Studio
April/May 2017
Mayslake Peabody Estate

~Workshop Scheduled 2017~

Amber's Art Place, March 24th-26th 2017,
 Lake in the Hills,IL..


Dillman's 7th Year, -May 20th-26th 2017 
going to be an awesome year! See coupon at the top of this Newsletter. 

Floating Collage Workshop Naperville Art League, - July 13th,14th,15th 
Dates just set more details shortly-I'm working on it and peddling as fast as I can...lol 

Shake Rag Alley, Mineral Point WI 
October 13th-15th 2017 Brochure is out and loaded with classes...it's a special place! 
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Watch the process of how a Tack Down Tuesday piece is created

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Tack Down Tuesday's A selection of collage works created in the last 5 years 
View and purchase my first Art Book 
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Laura Lein-Svencner
6718 Dale Road
Darien, Illinois 60561
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