Children in a Garden (The Nurse), Mary Cassatt, 1878, detail

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MASTER CLASS #95: CANVA BASICS WITH CAROLINE
COMING WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5th

Canva is an online graphic design platform that is super easy to use. In this master class, Caroline will take you through the basics to get you started so that whether you are planning an open studio event, an exhibition, updates to your website, or visuals to boost your social media presence – eye-catching marketing material is only a few clicks away!

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INSPIRATION INTERVIEW #95: NINO YUNIARDI
COMING WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12th

Nino Yuniardi is a passionate mixed-media abstract painter. Inspired by food and visual language, Nino mixes elements like a home chef, creating something enjoyable. With contrasts, harmonies, and playful titles, Nino’s art is a fun process with a quiet message. It’s a way to explore diversity and unity, using food as a metaphor. Each ingredient represents our shared human experience. His work evokes excitement and peace all at once. Join Nick for a delightful discussion with Nino as he openly shares his art and process.

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CRITIQUE #93: IMAGE ADJUSTMENTS
COMING WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19th

There is never one way to resolve a painting. Nick and Caroline will return for this month’s critique with image adjustments. They will adjust the same paintings provided by Academy members to illustrate different approaches on how to improve a painting. Seeing your work through someone else’s eyes is a helpful way to learn how to apply the principles effectively to enhance your expression. Join us on this live call as they walk through the thinking behind the adjustments to strengthen the work.

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MASTER CLASS

Exploring with Pan Pastels

In this Master Class, Stacy will show you how she likes to experiment with Pan Pastels and how compatible they are with Mixed Media. We will discuss the properties of Pan Pastels as well as the tools to use and the important mindset of play!

INSPIRATION

David Mankin

David Mankin paints expressive abstract landscapes inspired by the wild and beautiful coastline of Cornwall. He is a self-taught artist with a large international following of art lovers who feel drawn, not just to his evocative paintings, but to the generous way he shares his creative process.

CRITIQUE

Academy Mastermind

There is never one way to resolve a painting. Nick and Ann will return for this month’s critique with image adjustments. They will adjust the same paintings provided by Academy members to illustrate different approaches on how to improve a painting. Seeing your work through someone else’s eyes…

One-on-One with Anki Gelb