Month: July 2011

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How Seurat, Signac & Pointillism Influenced My New Painting | Elysian Studios

“Sunday at La Grande Jatte” by George Seurat Have you ever seen “La Grande Jatte” at the Chicago Art Institute and imagined the exhilarating experience of stepping right into the enormous canvas full of beautifully dabbed paint?  George Seurat’s Magnum Opus showcases his developments in color theory, which broke free from the contemporary trend of Impressionism …

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February 2011 | Elysian Studios

Showing newest 12 of 13 posts from February 2011. Show older posts New Endeavors: New Blog Format- Here We Go! Featured Artist: Jacob Lawrence Artists at Play: Bead Table Wednesday I’ve joined the Bead Table Wednesday Flickr Group, and will be welcoming you to my studio at least once a month to update you on …

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Style Trend: Statement Necklaces- Are they here to stay? | Elysian Studios

Style Trend: Statement Necklaces- Are they here to stay? Categories: Fashion, Inspirations, jewelry, shopping Clockwise, from top left: “Gold-Plated ‘Wonder” by What’s-in-Store, “Tilda” by Alexis Bittar, “Mixed Metal Knot” by Hive & Honey, “Aalia” by Dannijo Left, “Isabella” by Dannijo, Top right, Design by Denise Julia Reytan via Designing Mazorie, Bottom left,  “Looped Multi-Strand” via …

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Dicovering Butterflies(& Spiders) at the Butterfly Pavilion | Elysian Studios

Dicovering Butterflies(& Spiders) at the Butterfly Pavilion Categories: Colorado, Denver, family, The Artful Life We recently visited one of our favorite attractions in the Denver area, The Butterfly Pavilion.  Specializing in invertebrates, the Butterfly Pavilion was actually the nation’s first stand-alone non-profit invertebrate zoo! Join me on a brief tour of our adventure (I promise it will be …

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