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Fringe Postcard Art

Fringe Postcard Art

Recently a good friend called and asked if I would help her by designing her Kansas City Fringe Festival performance art postcard. She asked if I would modify one of my paintings, Pectin. Pectin (gouache) by M-J Kelley She wanted something simple. To have the cherry...

But I’ve Never Drawn a Polar Bear!

There is a lot to like about participating in an art show. The art, the people, being outside, etc. But sometimes there are things that make you want to run screaming from one. No, it’s not bad weather. I can handle bad weather – high winds, downpours, and extreme...

The Art Booth Rocks!

The display of artwork is just as important as the artwork itself. In an earlier posting I mentioned I was in the process of building an art booth with the help of my brother. Well it was completed and has now been on display at two art shows. The interest in my...

Riverdale Art Walk

The Riverdale Art Walk was a great event. For starters it didn’t rain on the event but rained around the event. So there were puddles present but no runny gouache paintings for which I was relieved. I had many friends and family members attend the event to show...

Rain

It appears that they are calling for rain this weekend. The weekend of the Riverdale Art Walk. Great. I pretty much like the rain, but my paintings don’t. The ones I will be showing this summer are surreal works and they are painted with gouache (gwash). Gouache...

At Work

I have two outdoor art shows in the next few weeks. They are the Riverdale Art Walk and Wingfest. Please see Events for more information on these shows. Besides getting the paintings ready for the show, I have to prepare my “booth.” And this is a whole...