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In the Studio

I have been working steadily on new paintings over the past few months. The challenge for me right now is my studio space. It’s small with just one 5 x 5 foot table. That means I have to work on one thing at a time which is just not how I like to work at […]

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Teaching on Skillshare

Posted by lindacelestian on April 2, 2016 in Blog, Teaching | 1 Comment

I have an exciting announcement. I’ve published my first class on Skillshare, an online learning platform. The class is How to Paint a Green Apple and for the month of April you can take it for free! Why a green apple? Because it’s a great place for a beginner to start. It’s also useful information for artists who want […]

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In the Studio – Painting on Dura-lar

In the studio I’ve been working on Dura-lar with acrylic paint. It’s a translucent surface that’s similar to Mylar. I’m working on both sides and really playing with all different ways of applying and removing paint. I’ve poured the paint, spray painted with and without stencils. I’ve used a brush to apply paint and then when it’s dry scratched […]

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Inspiring Artist – Nespoon

Posted by lindacelestian on January 12, 2016 in All Posts, Blog, Inspiring artist | No Comments

I’m in love with the work of Polish street artist Nespoon. She uses traditional lace patterns to beautify decrepit city walls and other found surfaces. She researches lace work from whatever country she is working in and says “In every lace we can find a universal aesthetic code, which is deeply embedded in every culture. […]

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Abstract Painting

Posted by lindacelestian on January 4, 2016 in All Posts, Blog, Painting, Workshops | No Comments

I’ll be teaching another Abstract Painting Workshop at Highlands Art Garage on February 7th, 1-4 pm. The focus of the first workshop was Color this upcoming one will focus on mark-making. Mark-making is something you hear a lot about but might not truly understand how important it is in an abstract painting. Abstract means without […]

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Color Palette

Posted by lindacelestian on November 24, 2015 in All Posts, Blog, Painting | No Comments

A few weeks ago I taught the first in a series of Abstract Painting Workshops at Highlands Art Garage in Wilmington, DE. The next ones are Feb. 7th and March 6th, 1-4 pm if you’re interested. Here’s a blog post about the workshop and the student’s work. The focus of the workshop was color. It’s a fun place […]

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