At the July Slidell Art League meeting, Len Heatherly gave a demonstration on making a canvas for painting in either acrylic or oil. He showed some of his works as examples of different sizes the art presentations. He then demonstrated how to begin with Masonite board to build the surface for the painting.
First place, “Fruit & Plate” (oil) by Beth Dewenter; Second place, “Not So Still Life” (mixed media) by Delores Crain; Third place, “Sassy Seahorse” (three-dimension) by Marianne Kalinoski held by Jeanine Bernard; Honorable Mention, “Grey Simon” (acrylic) by John McCarroll
First place, “Vincent” (pastel) by Richard Ray; Second place, “Sitting” (holly wood carving) by Matt Monahan; Third Place, “Flower & Jug” (watercolor) by Carey Winberry; Honorable Mention, untitled (oil) by Ester Wyman
Master winners for July are … Elaine Mercer w/c In the “Eyes of God and Reminescence”, Ester Wyman oil “Our Souls Are Bare for All to See”,
Cassandra Seefeld acrylic “Johnny’s Self”,
HM Camella Dimitri photo “Merlin”
In the Master category was Elaine Mercer who was awarded first place for her oil painting “Peaceful Waters.”
In the Apprentice category the winners were: first, “Apple” (acrylic) by Beth Dewenter; second, “Pixelation” (acrylic) by Brittany Verret; third, “Sacred Garden” (watercolor) by Carey Winberry, and honorable mention, “Swish” (pottery mermaid) by Kathleen DesHotel.
Slidell Art League announces its artists for the month of May who were selected by vote at the April 8 meeting. In the Master Category, they are: first, “Lady Pear” (wood carving) by Matt Monahan; second “Muertas Flores” (pen & acrylic) by Cassandra Smith; and third, “West Rigolets” (oil) by Carl Beier.
Slidell Art League announces its artists for the month of May who were selected by vote at the April 8 meeting. In the Apprentice category, ribbons went to: first, “Wading Patiently” (watercolor) by Carey Winberry; second, “Bold Collision” (monotype) by Kathleen DesHotel; and third, “Field” (watercolor) by Gwen Losh.
The master artist winners for April were: first, “Swamp Surreal” (watercolor) by
Elaine Mercer; second, “Nixie Tube Clock” (found object sculpture) by Charles Gudaitis; third,
“Beltera” (sculpture) by John Zeringue; honorable mention, “Velvet Tops” (acrylic) by Cassandra
In the Apprentice category winners were: first, “Waves of Fire” (pottery) by Kathleen
DesHotel and second, “Slidell’s Sunrise” (acrylic) by Denise Gilhousen.
The Masters winners for the month of March are: First, “Family” (aluminum
sculpture) by John Zeringue; Second, “Legs” (oil and acrylic) by Cassandra Smith;
Third, “Shirley Temple Curls” (oil) by Richard Ray; Honorable Mention – held by Richard’s friend Guy Robicheaux, “Awaiting Spring” (watercolor) by Elaine Mercer.
In the Apprentice category winners were:
First, “Picking Cherries” (watercolor) by Carey Winberry and Second, “Jolie Lips”
(Prismacolor pens) by Kathleen DesHotel