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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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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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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M Street Coffee Supports the Arts

February 11, 2012 Art, Blog, Featured 0 Comments

Andrea McClain, owner of M Street Coffee in Sherman Oaks, graciously hosts an annual Student Piano Gig for Pastimes for a Lifetime,…

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Genise Carr – Student Success Story

February 3, 2012 Art, Blog, Featured, Guest Spot 3 Comments

It was a treat to hear from my former student, Mrs. Genise Carr. When I learned of her new art business…

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The Facebook Fan Page

October 3, 2011 Blog, Featured 0 Comments

Several years ago, Pastimes for a Lifetime launched its Facebook page to showcase students’ artwork, art shows and piano concerts, building…

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1st Anniversary • Student Art Showcase

September 16, 2011 Art, Blog, Featured, Guest Spot 0 Comments

September marks the first anniversary of Pastimes for a Lifetime’s solo student art shows hosted by Dr. Victor Helo at his…

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