New logo. RMSBA’s new logo appears at the top of the Blog.
Last Look tomorrow at Spark Gallery, 9th Av & Santa Fe Drive, for Susan Rubin’s “Political Landscape” colored pencil drawings, Carol Till’s “Arboreal” etchings, and Tom Mazzullo’s natural realism silverpoint offerings. Noon to 5 pm. If you have other obligations, try again Sunday afternoon (1 – 4) to get a glimpse as they fly off the walls. See you there.
Urgent reminder! Renew your ASBA membership by February 10, 2019 for the full year of member benefits until December 31, 2019, including all four issues of The Botanical Artist! To renew, please first go to the , then click on Member Login in the upper right corner; use the email address associated with your ASBA Membership account to log in. Do not neglect indicating your membership also in RMSBA, the first ASBA Chapter.
“Lost in the Woods”
now departs extended until
February 22 at the CU Museum of Natural History in Boulder. “Cannabis: A Visual Perspective” opens
soon at the Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College in Durango. Information
forthcoming about an Opening and any related activities.
Call for Entries. As promised, here is the announcement of the upcoming member show “Feathers and Flora: A Natural Relationship.” The Prospectus is available for download at . We recommend a YouTube journey with John Muir Laws’ “How to Draw Birds” offering, recently revised according to the New Birds Drawing Systems. !
Reminder about Framing and Matting. Our accepted frame sizes are 12x12, 12x16, 16x20, and 18x24. Currently, we prescribe the Blick Essentials Wood Gallery Frame in Natural ( 18862-1904, -1906, -1908, and -1909). Mats white or off-white. Do remember that D-ring flat hangers are much preferred; no little toothy rack things or eye screws.
Mountain report: The deep mountains have snow, and piles of it at the foot of Mount Elbert. Quality for recreation very high, but I fear the moisture content is lower than we ourselves have experienced right here in New Frontrangia. I got to lift a great deal of it off when I returned from a most satisfactory snowshoe expedition. Oh, well, upper body exercise…