Featured Artists

novEMBER
1-30

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Bruce Kell  
PAINTER

Bruce is a self-taught artist who learned how to draw at age 35 from the book “Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain” by Betty Edwards. Since that time he has never stopped digging into the endless spiraling rabbit hole known as art.

Bruce taught portrait drawing and life drawing for several years at the John Waldron Arts Center.

Bruce finds inspiration in drawing from life, en Plein Air, portraits, or sketching on the street. He uses the scenes and models as only a stepping off point, as his paint strokes lead into a storyland fantasy world.

Bruce is a native Hoosier. His Brown County credentials go back to summer camp at Waycross on Bear Creek Road.

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Ann Woods  TORN PAPER BAS RELIEF

   

Ann works with Color-aid paper. It is a non fading paper that has been silk-screened with over 300 runs of color. She often recycles old watercolor paintings. By tearing these two types of paper Anne creates a wonderful white edge. A bas-relief technique adds just enough dimension to make it exciting.

 

She loves to draw and that is often the first step.Then Anne folds, tears, bends and glues the pieces into a final composition.

Nature is Anne's inspiration while tearing paper lends itself to organic lines and shapes. The final step is a shadow box frame.