What I Want For My Art Students

In this short video I share what is most important to me about an art education. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lEpcbyWFCpk Upcoming Art Avenues at Nehemiah’s Art:FIRST FRIDAY ART WORKSHOP – Friday, September 2nd – 6 to 8 PM. Spend two hours diving into a drawing or painting and enjoy an Art Studio experience with a few others aspiringContinue reading “What I Want For My Art Students”

Enjoying Art and Dealing with Adversity

My friend here loves art.  I’m not a great face painter but he was encouraging and kind and appreciated the snake that wrapped itself around his eye and slithered around until the forked tongue came down his chin.  My young artist friend has spina bifida and life has handed him some stiff challenges.  But he meets adversityContinue reading “Enjoying Art and Dealing with Adversity”

Art and Facebook

A new facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/PennyFregeauArt .  This is an updated page that has a gallery (photo) section, events and classes, links to blogs, social media and art-for-purchase sites.  It also lists a blog for the nurture and care of creative souls.  I believe everyone has creativity, for we are all made in God’s image.  Thank youContinue reading “Art and Facebook”

First Friday in Fortuna!

I am especially looking forward to this First Friday in Fortuna.  Similar to Arts Alive in Eureka, Fortuna’s businesses open their doors with displays of original art and live music that waifs from store to store.  Among the open businesses are:  Horizons, Kozy Korner Gifts, L’s Kitchen, Main Street Art Gallery, Marian’s Beauty Salon, Moore’s Sleep Center, PrecisionContinue reading “First Friday in Fortuna!”

Stretching A Canvas

I was taken back in a large art store yesterday when the clerk said, “we don’t carry supplies for stretching canvas.”  Really?  I had come in to purchase the wooden stretcher bars to supply the framework needed for the Belgian linen canvas I customarily use for portraits.  As grocery stores and hardware stores have comeContinue reading “Stretching A Canvas”