Featured Product • Water Soluble Oil Paints

July 23, 2013 Art, Blog 0 Comments

Until the mid 1990s, traditional oil paints had to be cleaned or thinned with toxic, flammable chemicals such as turpentine. For…

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Art History 101- William Wendt

July 14, 2013 Art, Blog 0 Comments

The artistry of California plein-air painter, William Wendt (1865-1946) takes my breath away. His palette, brush strokes and views transport one back…

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2013 Student Art Showcase • Mother’s Day Weekend

May 6, 2013 Art, Blog, Featured 0 Comments

Pastimes For A Lifetime Art and Piano School is pleased to announce its annual Student Fine Art Showcase is coming up…

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Interview with Comic & Fine Artist Josef (Joe) Rubinstein

I came across an article in the California Art League’s March 2013 newsletter entitled, “Joe Rubinstein – A Lesson in Portraiture”. …

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Interview with Artist Danny Galieote

February 11, 2013 Art, Featured, Guest Spot 3 Comments

I first learned of artist Danny Galieote at the 2011 L.A. Art Show at the Arcadia Gallery booth. His beautiful oil paintings and…

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Live Demo Day at Kline Academy of Fine Art

February 10, 2013 Art, Blog, Featured 0 Comments

It was a real treat watching demonstrations in oil, acrylic and charcoal by great local artists who happen to also be…

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2013 L.A. Art Show Field Trip with Pastimes for a Lifetime

January 20, 2013 Art, Blog, Featured 0 Comments

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 Pastimes for a Lifetime will conduct a Field Trip for its students and fellow art-lovers to…

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Pastimes’ Acrylics Workshop Hosted by Banana Rose Boutique & Art Studio

January 12, 2013 Art, Blog, Featured, Guest Spot 0 Comments

On December 17, 2012, the lovely and eclectic Banana Rose Boutique and Art Studio in Westlake Village, California hosted a 3-hour…

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Pastimes for a Lifetime Receives 2012 Best of Van Nuys Award

November 22, 2012 Blog, Featured 0 Comments

On November 13, 2012, Pastimes for a Lifetime was selected for the 2012 Best of Van Nuys Award in the Fine Art…

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Creative Holiday Shopping with Pastimes for a Lifetime

November 21, 2012 Blog, Featured 0 Comments

Pastimes for a Lifetime’s art and music store is open for business. Give the Gift of Art and Music while doing your Holiday shopping this season! Gift Cards Gift cards may be purchased for any amount. Let the recipient choose his or her favorite art supplies or piano books and materials, or apply the amount towards tuition. […]

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