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My Time at Corning Museum of Glass

Posted by lindacelestian on September 22, 2016 in All Posts, Blog, Glass | 1 Comment

The 2-week course I took at the Corning Museum of Glass with Denise Stillwaggon Leone was amazing! She was so generous with her time and so patient with us. We had a great class of 6 people along with a wonderful teacher’s assistant Cat Burns to help us along our journey. The journey started by […]

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Inspiring Artist / Mary Fischer

Posted by lindacelestian on May 23, 2016 in All Posts, Blog, Inspiring artist | No Comments

Whenever I’m in Philly I try to get to the Snyderman – Works Galleries on 303 Cherry Street in Old City. I somehow missed their fiber show, what a shame. I did come upon some ceramic works by Mary Fischer that were captivating. She makes these beautiful little structures with glazed wonky line work on all the joints […]

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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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