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Anastasiya Bachmanova

Interview with Anastasiya Bachmanova

In the spotlight is fantastic local artist, Anastasiya Bachmanova!  Specializing in acrylic, watercolor, and resin art, Anastasiya’s vibrant paintings reflect her passion for nature, conservation, and outdoor adventures, as well as her combined background in environmental science and fine art. Through paintings, as well as prints, apparel, and accessories, Anastasiya’s art conveys vivid images and […]

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Capitola Plein Air 2018 – 4th Annual Festival

November 1st marks the launch of the fourth annual Capitola Plein Air Art Festival, when forty professional artists will leave their studios behind to paint outdoors along the idyllic California coast. The three day live painting event invites the participating artists to set up easels and capture images of natural landscapes and village life around the historic […]

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Video: Watercolor Tips and Tricks

Video: Watercolor Tips and Tricks

A video with a whole bunch of Watercolor Tips and Tricks.Posted as part of our Monday inspiration series on Local Santa Cruz. Watercolor Painting Tips: Dual Coloring Using Kosher Salt Using Masking Fluid Getting Sharp Edges Using Plastic Wrap “Pushing Out” Images Galaxy and Starry Effects (with a toothbrush) Painting With Negative Space For more […]

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Bronx Jungle - Linda Curtis

Linda Curtis – Featured Artist

Linda’s commentary about her work: “It may seem cliché, but the older I become, the faster time seems to pass.  My work is an attempt to encapsulate moments that will never be repeated in exactly the same way.  My background is as an acrylic painter which was my chosen medium in art school.  About 10 […]

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Greg Stanley - The Wait

Greg Stanley : Featured Artist

Greg Stanley: Hemp Surf Art In Greg Stanley’s words “I’ve always enjoyed art and fell in love with Santa Cruz the first time I came here in 1981, when I was 19. The first time I ever surfed was in 1985 off Pleasure Point. It was like magic. I discovered a composite board made from […]

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