Illustrator Patrick Woolf presents us with a true, cool, Cali-vibe. “My work is mostly made of comics and illustrations about living in rural and urban California. I try to create images of characters and landscapes that are relatable to people. I love telling stories with using pictures and words.” “I basically grew up between Santa […]
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Artist Kathy Cheer’s painting have a global, well-traveled appeal, with wonderful forms and energetic color schemes. “The subject matter is of a historical as well as contemporary nature. I’ve had some luck with visitors, mostly from Bay Area, the Midwest and even some from Puerto Rico or adjacent islands (hard to tell). I also apply […]
Up your basic coffee game with a little bit of latte foam art.
Artist Rachel Barnes is beautifying downtown with this elaborate and magical mural. Can’t wait to see the final results! “I am currently working on a mural in downtown Santa Cruz. The mural is located at 107 River Street on the side of Mandala Holistic Wellness Center and Salon. I am excited to share my art […]
Get centered and decompress this evening, with a Motivational Monday mandala.
Ciara Barsotti impressive ink series shows us all you accomplish with a great can-do attitude! “This ink drawing series started two years ago after taking a drawing class at Cabrillo College with Rebecca Ramos. For my final project I decided to break out of my perfectionism and do a series of drawings completely freehand in […]
Painting with watercolors can be great fun! Here’s a simple tutorial, walking you through a lovely little monochromatic mountainscape.
Jonas Davidson, aka: Permanent Vaclaytion’s clean lines make his charming ceramic’s work instant classics: “I’ve always appreciated functional ceramics, from collecting antique pottery to enjoying all the cool work of ceramicists at art-related festivals. I guess I like to look at my work as a product for the reason that I’m driven to create pieces […]
Ease in to the fascinating world of printmaking with this simple-to-follow tutorial!
Local artist, Robin Blake, takes a unique view of our town to create delightful prints: “Robin Blake is a Santa Cruz artist who has worked with the Claraty Arts Project since it’s inception in 2009. Robin has talent in many media, including: drawing, printmaking, photography and painting. Robin uses art as a tool to connect […]