Art History 101 – Joseph Mallord William Turner

November 5, 2013 Art, Blog 2 Comments

Joseph Mallord William Turner, RA was a British Romantic landscape painter, water-colorist, and printmaker. He lived during the age of Romanticism,…

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Featured Product • Copic Multiliner SP Pen

September 22, 2013 Art, Blog, Featured 0 Comments

Pen & ink is a classic medium, rich in history yet remains fresh and vital to both the current fine art…

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George Gershwin’s Ragtime Piano Rolls

September 2, 2013 Blog, Piano 0 Comments

George Gershwin is one of the most significant American composers and pianists of the 20th century. His compositions spanned both popular…

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Interview with Fine Artist, Wendy Wirth

I was delighted to meet fine artist, Wendy Wirth and view her beautiful, luminous Acrylic paintings at the 2013 Festival of…

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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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