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Kandinsky's Concentric Circles | Art Lesson for Children | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

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Kandinsky's Concentric Circles | Art Lesson for Children | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

Kandinsky's Concentric Circles | Art Lesson for Children | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

 

Last week I shared my first art lesson for kids to help all of you who are teaming up with your school to educate your children from home, and I received so much positive feed back from you.  Upon request, I have put together another lesson for you inspired by the modernist artist Kandinsky.

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Abstract Colorful Art | Easy Art Lesson For Children | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

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Abstract Colorful Art | Easy Art Lesson For Children | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

colorful abstract art | easy lesson for children | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art
I have put together an easy art project for children because Mommas, Daddies, Grandmothers, and Grandfathers (or any one else this may apply to), we have been thrusted into the task of homeschooling our kiddos due to the current Covid-19 events.  My colorful abstract lesson will be a fun way to keep them busy for a few minutes, anyways.

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Vintage Babes | Exhibited at Beach Gallery | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

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Vintage Babes | Exhibited at Beach Gallery | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

The Painted Garden Art Show | Beach Gallery | Virginia Beach

Vintage Babes | Exhibited at Beach Gallery | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

I am so honored to have been chosen to exhibit my vintage swimsuit ladies at this years'  Annual The Painted Garden art show held at Beach Gallery located in Virginia Beach.

The idea of painting modern girls in vintage swimwear has been taking up residence in my brain for almost two years.  This is not uncommon for me because most of my creative inspirations lay dormant for a season or two as I ponder the idea.

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How to custom cut your own mat for framing | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

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How to custom cut your own mat for framing | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

How to custom cut your own mat for framing | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

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If you have ever had art matted and framed by a professional framer, then you know that it isn't cheap, but you want your art investment to look beautiful and to be properly protected, right?  Having your art matted professionally is wonderful and convenient if you can spare the extra expense, but some of us need  budget friendly options.  Today, I'm going to share with you some alternatives as well as teach you how you can custom cut your own mats, and I think you will be surprised how easy it really is.

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My 2019 top 3 Christmas gifts | gift ideas for artists | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

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My 2019 top 3 Christmas gifts | gift ideas for artists | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

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My 2019 top 3 Christmas gifts | gifts for artists | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

If I'm being honest (which I have no reason to be otherwise), I am a little hesitant to write this blog post about my top Christmas gifts in fear that it will be received as an excuse to brag rather than its intent of being informative and helpful.  I sought out advice from a few trusted sources, and with their positive feedback, I'm going to silence my fear and go for it.  

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