Welcome to the Mysterious World of Steampunk Art!

July 6, 2014 Art, Blog, Featured 4 Comments

      As an aspiring artist, I am always looking for new coffee shops, galleries, and other small businesses in…

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Interview with Internationally Acclaimed Pianist, Alessandro Vena

After having published my blog interview with renowned pianist, Jura Margulis I was delighted to receive an interview request from internationally…

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Interview with Internationally Acclaimed Concert Pianist, Jura Margulis

At a Classical Encounters home concert last year, I was blown away by the solo piano performances of virtuoso, Jura Margulis….

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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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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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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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