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Arts Accolade Interview

Interview with an artist: Maria Saracino http://artsaccolade.ca/2015/07/15/interview-with-an-artist-maria-saracino/ Category: featured Post | article en vedette latest news | dernières nouvelles uncategorized | non classé Written by L’équipe Accolade Team / July 16, 2015 Canadiana on exhibit  at the AOE Gallery: July … Continue reading

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CANADIANA EXHIBIT 2015

What comes to mind when you think “CANADIANA”? The great outdoors? . . . Maple trees and sugar bushes? . . . Hockey? . . . First Nations? . . . Our flag? . . . That’s the question I … Continue reading

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Bring On the Golden Years!

In my last blog I mentioned that I’m developing a series that explores aging in this country. Every time I complete a piece where an older person is in the composition it is added to the inventory list for this collection. … Continue reading

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Figurative Art

I recently discovered an artist website located at http://www.figurativeartist.org Naturally the name intrigued me and after learning more I applied to become a member. This is a juried and curated site and I’m very honoured to have been accepted to be … Continue reading

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It’s Christmas Time

Anyone who knows me, knows I love Christmas. As a matter of fact, I started sculpting Santas and Old World Father Christmas in the mid 1990’s. My Christmas sculptures gave me the opportunity to work on my sculpting techniques, hone … Continue reading

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A Teacher’s Impact

Today I taught a small group of women how to sculpt an ornament in polymer clay. It was a beginner class, but the students marvelled at what they were able to create. Tonight, as I look back at the day’s … Continue reading

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About Sculpture . . . Short Version

Sculpture has been central in religious devotion in many cultures. The western tradition of sculpture began in Ancient Greece. There are two basic kinds of sculpture – free standing such as statues, and the various types of relief which are … Continue reading

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This Artist’s Studio

Leonardo da Vinci once said, “An artist’s studio should be a small space because small rooms discipline the mind and large ones distract it.” An interesting concept, but does it necessarily hold true centuries later? My studio is a bright … Continue reading

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