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Marie Thibeault - Unleashing Color

Los Angeles-based artist, Marie Thibeault, will be holding a three-day workshop on color. Seems simple enough, but color is one of those vital and essential aspects of art that can either go terribly wrong or be so right that it changes how the inside of your mouth feels when looking at it. Thibeault, whose own abstract oil painting uses a deep sense of color to explore the instability of our environment, has been teaching color theory for over 20 years . This intensive course, which runs from June 20 to July 1, will be a combination of the classes she has taught at California State University, Long Beach. Students will be guided through various collage and painting processes to help deepen the connection to color and apply that to creative work.

Unleashing Color with Marie Thibeault
Bend Art Center
June 29-July 1, 9am-5pm

Bend Burlesque Open Call Night

Have your felt the call of the stage rising up in you? Now is your time to answer it. Bend Burlesque is having its second open call for performers for its First Friday show in July at Silver Moon Brewery. All performers—spoken word, emcees, burlesque aspirers and dancers, comedians, puppeteers and circus people—are welcome to apply. To be part of the fun, send a private message to Bend Burlesque through its Facebook page.

Awesome local art, found on Instagram

Kamdon Callaway-Sutterfield


If you're looking to bring more color into your life, the Instagram feed of Kamdon Callaway-Sutterfield might be a good fix. One fun way to view her Instagram is to scroll through her old posts on her profile page, where you can see multiple posts' images at once. You'll see a natural ombre and gradient of colors take over. You begin to see color combinations and how using her Instagram to capture her own current desires of color will help you find your own. Interspersed with patterns of inspiration and fun paintings of her own creation, this Instagram is a visual feast for the design-a-phile.

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Teafly Peterson

For the last 20 years, I have been working as an artist and an educator. Some days I am better at one than the other. The good days are when I am excellent at both simultaneously. I love those days. I teach a variety of mediums– painting, drawing, photography, writing, film making. Mostly what I teach is how to...


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