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art collector reading list

The Intrepid Art Collector: The Beginner’s Guide to Finding, Buying, and Appreciating Art on a Budget (Paperback), Lisa Hunter The Art of Buying Art (Paperback), Alan Bamberger The Art of … Continue reading

April 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

jonathan adler’s 100 ways inspiration

In 2012, iconic Jonathan Adler published his “100 Ways to Happy Chic Your Life.”  It was a design and decor book that carried a call to warm, happy, welcoming spaces without … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

must an artist keep the day job?

New stats are out from the NEA on arts employment facts and figures.  If you are an artist, research shows you are probably also moonlighting as a musician, designer, photographer, announcer … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

creative economy public workshop

I will be attending a Creative Economy Public Workshop on Monday, April 28, 2014 as part of a series of local workshops held in each of the six surrounding Florida … Continue reading

April 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

art satchel

April 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

view from the right side

April 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

adult ADHD advanced coaching Dr. Alan R Graham

  While I do not have ADHD, the past few days have seen my head spinning round and round in a tidal wave of thoughts about possibilities, promise and potential … Continue reading

February 17, 2014

plein air monday: venice beach florida

Our plein air group headed out to Venice, Florida this morning where some members decided to paint along the Avenue and others headed out to the beach or the jetty. … Continue reading

February 3, 2014

after the rain: garden inspiration

February 1, 2014

gratitude training: robert emmons, phd

    The World’s Leading Scientific Expert on the study of gratitude is currently Robert A. “Bob” Emmons PhD. A Professor of psychology at UC Davis and award-winning author of the new book, Gratitude Works: A 21-Day … Continue reading

January 31, 2014

foolsgold experiment in street foraging

Melinda (Mindy) from Art Church Pennsylvania recently mailed me off a copy of Susan Wooldridge’s Foolsgold Making Something From Nothing and Freeing Your Creative Process. As you can see, I’m about half way through … Continue reading

January 30, 2014

the rescued art guy: rodney parrott, phd

When I reached Dr. Parrott by phone, he had left Saratoga Springs, New York and was on a rescued art “mission” in Amherst, Massachusetts looking at a nine dollar print … Continue reading

January 30, 2014

lange’s art @ north port’s 2014 masquerade ball

The North Port Art Center was chosen to host the Silent Auction portion of the annual Divas’ Masquerade Ball set for Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Plantation Golf and Country Club … Continue reading

January 29, 2014

2nd annual art therapy training workshop

It was time for the 2nd Annual Art Therapy Training Workshop, so I headed over to the Arts & Humanities Council of Charlotte County. First, we took a look at … Continue reading

January 29, 2014

art journaling mag feature

Today I was notified that my 2013 art journaling work was selected to be featured in an upcoming issue of Stampington & Company’s Art Journaling by Somerset Studio in the … Continue reading

January 28, 2014

brain dance for your best creativity

  Carol Kaminsky chaired a professional development workshop today with VSA Florida on the joy of the Brain Dance. Brain Dance is a simple set of movements to help you … Continue reading

January 28, 2014

levo league’s invitation: elevate women

Sometimes things are fuzzy. I don’t exactly remember why or how it happened, but as it is, I am a member of The White House Project community which closed its … Continue reading

January 28, 2014

painted bride’s clothesline musings

Shauna Lee Lange (1963), Pinned (2014), 10×8″, ink & watercolor on paper Florida Artist Shauna Lee Lange will take part in an interactive multimedia exhibition exploring contemporary visual artists’ relationship to … Continue reading

January 27, 2014

art church nebraska

Shauna Lee Lange ~ Art Church is pleased to announce a 2014 expansion and partnership with Artist Paulissa Kipp who will head Art Church Nebraska.  Art Church seeks to inspire and … Continue reading

January 25, 2014

the feminist mask maker: suzanne benton

I arrived about an hour early in St. Petersburg, Florida at the Morean Arts Center, where I was to meet Connecticut Artist Suzanne Benton for the first time. Lately, I’ve … Continue reading

January 24, 2014

contemporary iconographer: mary jane miller

Mary Jane Miller is an iconographer extraordinaire with an exceptional gift in working with 23k gold leaf and egg tempura. Shown above is one of her images from The Mary … Continue reading

January 23, 2014

cards i once held: app anxiety

There was a time once when the biggest worry one had in computing was whether or not you had a handle on Excel. And if you knew Access, you were … Continue reading

January 23, 2014

drawing faith: hooked on this

Drawing Faith is the working title of a coffee table, how to book I am writing this year on visual faith journals, prayer journals, and sacred sketching. A mix of … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

transform dunamis power

content forthcoming

January 21, 2014

plein aire gasparilla island boca grande

This is the Gasparilla Island Lighthouse, drawn this morning on plein aire Monday. Once again, A’s background in architecture lent the right perspective for sketching this beauty and her nearby … Continue reading

January 20, 2014

comparing six artist marketing brochures

Today we look at six independent artist marketing brochures, recently obtained from a local arts center, and made available to the viewing public in promotion of upcoming artist workshop offerings. … Continue reading

January 18, 2014

answers in genesis: ark building

Answers in Genesis is the world’s largest apologetics ministry offering arguments for creationism. AIG’s outreach is designed to better equip Christians to live in a secularized world. They recently celebrated … Continue reading

January 18, 2014

belle soiree north port 3rd annual arts salon

The community of North Port, Florida was invited to experience North Port artists as they demonstrated their talents this evening. The City of North Port’s 3rd Annual Belle Soiree was held … Continue reading

January 16, 2014

sola scriptura: all in?

To claim sola scriptura, in essence, is to say that whenever my opinion is different than the opinion of Jesus, I abandon my own and follow his. In other words, … Continue reading

January 15, 2014

art church north carolina

Shauna Lee Lange ~ Art Church is pleased to announce a 2014 expansion and partnership with Artist Joy Hellman who will head Art Church North Carolina.  Art Church seeks to inspire … Continue reading

January 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

plein aire arcadia st. edmund’s episcopal

Our second sketching location today was over at St. Edmund’s Episcopal Church on 327 Hickory Street in Arcadia, FL.  There we had quite a different experience from over at Trinity Methodist … Continue reading

January 13, 2014

plein aire arcadia’s trinity methodist church

It was Plein Aire Monday with the Punta Gorda Visual Arts Center, so we grabbed our watercolors and sketch gear and headed out to Arcadia, Florida. Arcadia’s a rural town with … Continue reading

January 13, 2014

original journal: next – overcoming art journaling hurdles

Ways to Overcome Art Journaling Hurdles and Begin Faithbook Art Journaling    A.Devote 1.Devote the project to prayer. Ask the Lord for discernment as you work on your journal pages, … Continue reading

January 12, 2014 · 1 Comment

mercy river still streaming

Additional content forthcoming.

January 11, 2014 · 1 Comment

fragile glass octopus – 11 tips for church art

11 Considerations for Church Artwork Size and Style: It is amazing how pieces that appear huge on paper are dwarfed by the magnificence of our churches. A scale model is a … Continue reading

January 11, 2014

art church pennsylvania

Shauna Lee Lange ~ Art Church is pleased to announce her 2014 expansion and partnership with Artist Mindy Tshudy who will head Art Church Pennsylvania.  Art Church seeks to inspire … Continue reading

January 9, 2014

enter the inner court

Content forthcoming.

January 9, 2014

living waters rain down on me

content forthcoming Celestial Program - Astronomer Kevin Manning, a former consultant with NASA, presents a program about the universe and the stars at 6:30 p.m. at the Mid-County Regional Library, 2050 … Continue reading

January 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

artist calls for christian art

  Here we post a variety of opportunities for artists working in matters of spirituality. Deadlines appear in chronological order. Please let us know if we missed your opportunity at … Continue reading

January 8, 2014

plein aire on a foggy florida farm romans 12:2

It was an incredibly foggy January morning today when I headed out to the Sandy Acres Ranch to take part in a plein aire community of painters that meets each … Continue reading

January 6, 2014

there is no one like you

Finding resources and libraries of Christian art and iconography can be a time-consuming process on the web.  In this post, we’ll list a wide variety of great databases for art … Continue reading

January 4, 2014

sketchnoting an art journal class

The community of artists is a very powerful force. When we’re looking for an exchange of ideas, techniques, or solutions to common problems, the assembly of like-minded artists holds a … Continue reading

January 4, 2014

abundant oil bar 1 Cor 13:4

It so happens in our town that there is a little shopette nestled discretely among many others. So when my friend A suggested today that we go for a walk … Continue reading

January 3, 2014

new artist expo registry

  Artists, get yourself listed in the New Artist Expo Registry.  Free.  Now.

January 3, 2014

total church rehaul: add artwork install

DRAFT – Working Document Steps for Embracing Art & Artists in the Liturgical Community Anyone who has ever had to rehaul the contents of a closet wardrobe knows something about … Continue reading

January 2, 2014

ecva’s artist registry

Shauna Lee Lange ~ Art Church is now a Member of The Artists Registry @ Episcopal Church and Visual Arts.  ECVA has formed a network of artists, patrons, parishes, and … Continue reading

January 1, 2014

6 art church pillars

A true sense of belonging Artistic-types can have a tendency to isolate. They can also be rebellious and have a great sensitivity. We understand. Any level of participation is completely … Continue reading

January 1, 2014

on leaving 2013

January 1, 2014

felt hat of green

December 31, 2013
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