• What makes a good mentor? What makes a good mentee?

    The Rumriver Art center has a call out for our new 55+ Mentorship program.  The purpose of the Artist Mentorship Program is to provide older adults who never had the opportunity to find their artistic voice during their youth a chance to explore and find it now. Many older adults had to put their art and creativity… Read More

  • Postcard Reflections by Angie Renee

    “It is not how much we give but how much love we put into giving”  Mother Teresa In mid-April I was inspired by a Webinar from Time Slips to create a Zoom class for the community at Rumriver Art Center.  This class would inspire the students to create postcards for the folks at Lyngblomsten Senior… Read More

  • Watercolor Sunset/Sunrise Project with MaryLeah Marshall

    Have always wanted to paint a watercolor sunrise or sunset? Let Watercolor Artist MaryLeah Marshall take you step by step in creating your own sunrise or sunset landscape watercolor painting. The materials MaryLeah uses are 140lb Cold Press paper, #10 Round brush, #1/2 flat brush and palette pan watercolor paint.

  • Inspired by artist Wolf Kahn by Angie Renee, Part 2

    Watch Angie create an oil pastel sunrise painting inspired by the work of Wolf Kahn. You will need pastel, watercolor paper or even a piece of cardboard will work, a set of oil pastels, a pencil with an eraser and your imagination.

  • Georgia O’Keefe Hibiscus Project

    Georgia O’Keefe (1887 – 1986) was an American artist. Born near Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, Georgia O’Keeffe was a major figure in American art from the 1920s. She received widespread recognition for her technical contributions, as well as for challenging the boundaries of modern American artistic style. She had a long and varied career but is… Read More

  • How to PAINT a “Tiptoeing Herald” DRAGON (With a Shadow!) With Patti and Bella

    Patti and Bella take you through step by step how to create a Dragon painting using a shadow. You will need your favorite dragon, some sunlight, pencil and something to paint with.

  • Virtual North Artists Studio Crawl and More

    The North Studio Artists Crawl was canceled due to COVID-19, But QCTV did a tour of 5 of the artists studios this week. You check it out right here! The show is 60 minutes and here are some of the highlights. Gary Erickson @1:05 Angie Renee interview and post card project @ 9:28 Diane Gronewold… Read More

  • Inspired by artist Wolf Kahn by Angie Renee, part 1

    The other morning as I woke up and looked out the bedroom window, I was so inspired by the color of the sky that I ran downstairs, grabbed my oil pastels and paper and sat outside on my front porch to capture the color through the trees.  I have always loved sunrises and sunsets, but after… Read More

  • Watercolor Nebula Project

    The space nebula is a gigantic cloud of dust and gas; mainly of hydrogen and helium gases, and they can be light years across – that’s trillions of miles. . They look quite fuzzy in appearance – pretty much like fluffy clouds or cotton wool in the sky. Nebula come in not just a variety… Read More

  • Cinco de Mayo Frida Kahlo Project

    Frida Kahlo de Rivera (1907 –1954) born Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderón) was a Mexican painter, born in Coyoacán. She was best known for her self-portraits. Frida Kahlo is a inspiration to us all, she overcame numerous obstacles to be one of the most famous Mexican artists, even though she did have her own… Read More