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…A Horse of a Different Color!   by Penelle Braida-Skinner This month we touch on the evolution of botanical artistic expression from the 19th century to modern day.  What does a horse have to do with modern botanical art?  Well, climb aboard and see the world!   “The Iron Horse” traveled a web of railroad tracks across America and Canada intensifying man’s exploration of the continent in the late 1880s. These...

Your Copyright is in Danger: IMPORTANT NOTICE:

Hello Fellow Artists ~ Thought you might want to take action with regard to your copyrights and intellectual property rights.  Here is a notice from the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators but it affects all artists. Your Copyright is in Danger IMPORTANT NOTICE: It is important that if you ever expect to reuse your copyrighted work as a way to make a living that you respond to this Notice. The Copyright Office has...

SUMMER ANNOUNCEMENTS!!!!

ANNOUNCING Last Call for Hawaii Workshop plus announcing Fall Classes at The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens ~~~~~~~~~~~ Academy of Botanical Artsm Classical Renaissance Instruction in the French Court Tradition Olivia Marie Braida-Chiusano Founder/Artist/Author/Instructor ~~~~~~~ Academy in Kauai, Hawaii THE ART OF FLOWERS – 5-DAY BOTANICAL ART WORKSHOP Monday to Friday, August 3 to 7, 2015 – 9:00am to 3:00pm To...

The Power of Mind: Zeitgeist ~ Perception ~ Action

  “Every act of perception is necessarily a highly directed and selective affair, whether the guiding principles are conscious or inadvertent…Our view of the realities outside us is structured in relation to existing deposits of perceptual experience, pre-established criteria of interpretation, new and old acts of naming and classification, the physical parameters of our sensory apparatus, and, above all (or...

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Hawaii Workshop & Other Current Events

  Dear Friends: Here are several events, places, you may want to trot off to….enjoy! God bless. OM La Musica events 29th Annual La Musica International Chamber Music Festival 2015 Season “Things New”   Concerts at the Sarasota Opera House April 6, 9, 12, 15  Festival highlight – performances at the historic Sarasota Opera House featuring your favorite classical and modern composers....