An exhibit of SCOP artist paintings is being hosted by Santa Cruz County Bank. Roughly 90 paintings created by 19 SCOP artists now adorn the 5 branches of the bank. The exhibition theme, Quintessential Santa Cruz County, is expressed through … Continued
Yesterday, some SCOP members spent a wonderful day at Richard’s home. Several painted in the beautiful gardens, others took photos for future paintings. Later, we all enjoyed a potluck lunch. What a great day! Here are some photos of the … Continued
At the opening reception of the MBPAPA show “Steinbeck Country” our own Coraly Hansen won first prize and Wayne Adachi won second prize! Congratulations! SCOP was well represented on all levels with another member, Daryl Hosick, playing beautiful piano music for the … Continued
This is a slideshow of a recent SCOP Members’ Exhibit. The group showcases the beauty of still life art.
I found a photo app, Prisma, for the iphone that takes a photo and reworks it in various art styles. It’s given me some ideas about trying different color harmonies and line quality. Here’s some examples using the same photo: I … Continued
A poem by artist, Jean Thomas: The Best Medicine We plein air painters are spoiled Having the luxury of standing Before a natural attraction Focusing intently Alone, together While the real world swirls in chaos These are the views that … Continued
Amazing! Last Sunday we celebrated not only a holiday party but our 15th birthday. We’re a small group of local artists who have grown together artistically. And for me this has been a very rewarding journey. The art aspect has … Continued
Clamped up a storm on Wednesday. We’re in the spirit of the holidays. Once a year during the holiday members of SCOP get together to make wreaths. It’s a wild time with everyone gathering the greenery to make their creations. … Continued
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