2014 Student Art Showcase – A Big Success

May 13, 2014 Art, Blog, Uncategorized 0 Comments

Pastimes for a Lifetime’s Mother’s Day Weekend Student Art Showcase was a big success. Students ages 7 to 80+ exhibited their…

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Art History 101 – The Cape School of Art

March 27, 2014 Art, Blog 8 Comments

As a longtime admirer of the paintings and philosophies of French Impressionism, I had often wondered (1) when its techniques had…

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Tribute to Morten Lauridsen Concert

It was a pleasure and privilege to attend tonight’s concert, marking the 50th year of collaboration between the Los Angeles Master…

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Brunch and Watercolor Demonstration, CAL

California Art League Winter Brunch & Watercolor Demonstration

February 24, 2014 Art, Blog, Featured 0 Comments

The California Art League (CAL) is a wonderful group of individual artists that host art exhibitions, ongoing education and creative interaction…

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Interview with Fine Artist, Francis Livingston

I first had the pleasure of viewing artist Francis Livingston’s work when the L.A. Art Show was first held at the…

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Dave Brubeck’s Tribute to Piano Teachers

December 25, 2013 Blog, Featured, Piano 0 Comments

As a piano teacher, I spend a good deal of time sourcing unique and eclectic repertoire in addition to the standard…

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Pastimes for a Lifetime’s Pinterest Board Update

November 17, 2013 Art, Blog, Piano, Uncategorized 0 Comments

Who doesn’t love a great image or instructional video that makes their day or solves a problem? That was the idea…

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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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