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What's in a name?

It has recently been discovered that the works of William Shakespeare were actually written by another person with the same name. And lately, around this studio, there’ve been a few anonymous letters like this one: “If I look for my name on the Internet, up comes an artist with my exact name and spelling who is not me. Even worse, the subject matter this person deals in is nothing with which I want to be associated. I’m considering using another name and maybe even one with the other gender. I’m thinking of continuing to use my real name as well but only for paintings that would go to people in my area. What do you think?”...Read On

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  • Sep 8, 2016 to Sep 15, 2016 - Plein Air Painting with John Stuart Pryce

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    Art Retreat in La Cloche/Killarney with Keith Thirgood

    killarneySaturday, September 10 to Thursday September 15, 2016
    Five-day Art Retreat in the La Cloche Mountain / Killarney area of Ontario, Canada with Keith Thirgood. Keith paints in a post-impressionist style and is especially good at helping artists loosen-up and paint more freely and expressively.
    This is an “all-inclusive” retreat. We provide accommodation, transportation to the daily painting locations, instruction, all meals and ruggedly beautiful scenery.
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  • Sep 12, 2016 to Sep 16, 2016 - INTIMATE DESIGN AND COLOR

    gwen-fox_workshopDesign can sometimes be overwhelming but in this workshop we will go deep into Design making it simple so you can discover your own personal design style.  Color is what we all love but knowing how to mix colors to get those deep rich hues and then finding those gorgeous “quiet colors” that enhance and bring out you bright colors can be illusive. In this workshop you will learn how to find the colors you want in a whole new way, Discover your unique artistic voice, Learn how to integrate  Color and Design successfully in your paintings.

    This workshop will be held in my personal studio in Taos, New Mexico.

    Give yourself the gift of 5 full days of inspiring creativity, talking art, laughing, eating delicious food, meeting other fabulous artists and producing some wonderful art.If you have any questions please feel free to email me… gwen@gwenfox.com  or call  1-575-751-0183  http://www.gwenfox.com

  • Sep 15, 2016 to Sep 23, 2016 - Italy with Adventure-Artist Sharon Rusch Shaver

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  • Sep 26, 2016 to Sep 30, 2016 - ABSTRACTS THAT GLOW

    gwen-fox_workshopWant to know the #1 secret to getting a glow in your abstract paintings?  The inner glow gives depth and life to your abstracts.  During this fun, yet intense workshop you will learn how to achieve that delicious illusive glow, Develop exciting abstract designs, Find your personal abstract style, Discover those all important “quiet colors”…Plus much more!

    This workshop will be held in my personal studio in Taos, New Mexico.

    Give yourself the gift of 5 full days of inspiring creativity, talking art, laughing, eating delicious food, meeting other fabulous artists and producing some wonderful art.

    If you have any questions please feel free to email me…gwen@gwenfox.com   or call  1-575-751-0183  http://www.gwenfox.com

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