Dore’s Art Blog!

An informal forum for art resources, news and advice for artists and art lovers alike!

Bob’s Words of Wit and Wisdom
My dear friend Katie gifted me a book titled “Happy Little Accidents, the Wit and Wisdom of Bob Ross”.  Bob
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Does art imitate life, or life imitate art?
Do you remember the question “Does art imitate life, or life imitate art?” There are many ways to think about,
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Painting Marathon
Awl………………….. Four new paintings done this week for classes in July!  Busy….. but fun!  Do you love the Blue jay?!
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Creative Block – Unblock It
Did you ever just have your mind go blank?  You are sitting in front of your canvas, sketch pad, clay
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Web Site
Hello Everyone! I wanted to reach out to you and let you know that I do have classes for June
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New Experiences!
Hello everyone!  I just wanted to share a wonderful experience I had with some wonderful young men and women at
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Great to be Painting Again!
My first week back after having pneumonia – and it’s great to be back!   Not painting for 2 weeks was
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UPDATE
Hello Everyone.  Just an update…. Some of you know but many of you may not….. I have not been updating
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Art Lessons – Paintings
Good Afternoon Friends – is it not a lovely day today?  Yes, I am inside at my computer… but just
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Beautiful Day!
Hello Friends!  I am so glad you stopped by!  What a beautiful day!  Hope you all will have a chance
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Helpers!
Good evening everyone!  I hope I find you all well! I wanted to share my “helpers” with you!  Sometimes painting
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Bob’s Wisdom
Good Evening Everyone!  I hope the snow we had did not discourage you…. spring is coming!  I thought tonight I
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I can’t find my brushes………
No worries!  You can still paint!!!! Have you ever painted with a sponge?  Or a pallet knife?  Or Q-tips? Or
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The Power of Color
Art can help you express your feelings….. or art can help you make someone else feel something…. Art can convey
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Classes – New Location – New Time
Hello Painters! I have great news!  I think is it great, and I hope you will, too!  I am now
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I’m Back!
Hello art friends!  Sorry I have not blogged for a while…. I have been painting!  And painting, and painting, and
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How do I choose paintings???
Happy Sunday! Thank you for stopping by! I was recently asked, several times, “How do you choose paintings for class?”
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Wet-on-Wet Base Paint III…
...The final installment!  We did Liquid White!  We did Liquid Clear!  Last, but not least - Liquid Black. Liquid Black
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Wet-on-Wet Base Paint II
Liquid Clear is exciting to use - it will give the wet-on-wet base coat needed, but IT WILL NOT dilute
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Wet-on-Wet Base Paint
Bob Ross Wet-on-Wet technique requires us to make our canvas "wet".  For this, we apply Liquid White, Liquid Clear or
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Art Classes & More
Good Afternoon Art Friends! I wanted to share more about what I offer! Bob Ross Classes Regular Classes See my
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