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Salt Clay Mobile | Art Lesson for Kids | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

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Salt Clay Mobile | Art Lesson for Kids | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

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Salt Clay Mobile | Art Lesson for Kids | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

 Art Lessons for Kids are back! 

Last year when we went into the mandatory stay home order, I started sharing some art lessons for mamas and daddies who needed some ideas for their kiddos, but I stopped when things opened back up.

I’ve had some mamas reach out and ask if I would be doing more art lessons because they really enjoyed getting them.  I felt encouraged to learn that my lessons were useful and appreciated, but I also felt a bit guilty for not continuing them even after the stay home order was lifted and summer vacation began.  I’m grateful for those who expressed their gratefulness and I look forward to providing more art lesson ideas.

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New Look and New Additions Coming in 2021 | Beverly Gurganus Art + Home

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New Look and New Additions Coming in 2021 | Beverly Gurganus Art + Home

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New Look and New Additions Coming in 2021 | Beverly Gurganus Art + Home

Happy New Year!

I’m a little late on my New Year's greetings, but I figured if Christmas cards are still arriving due to our slow mail services then me being fashionably late is right on trend.

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What you need to know before commissioning a custom painting | Art commissioning tips | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

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What you need to know before commissioning a custom painting | Art commissioning tips | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

Custom Portraits | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art
Have you ever thought of commissioning an artist to paint a custom piece for you, but you have put it off because you don’t know where to start?  I am here to help you take those first steps toward making that vision a reality by giving you a few tips to consider when looking for the right artist. 

Why Commissions?

Commissioned art is the best way to get the perfect art that is just as unique as you.  Custom art is made for you and by you.  It is meaningful, personal, unique, and a beautiful way to celebrate and memorialize those special life moments.

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Unique Christmas Card Idea | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

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Unique Christmas Card Idea | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

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Can you believe it is that time already to start thinking about Christmas cards?  Whaat!  I hear ya.  I’m just settling into all things Fall and not ready to let it go so I know how easy it is to put off planning for the next thing.  Christmas, however, will not wait for us to be mentally and physically ready (it’s coming ready or not) and I’m here to help you make the start of the season more personal and beautiful.
Sending Christmas cards is a classic tradition that is one of my favorites, and I like to make a whole special event out of it.  A warm drink (preferably coffee), my favorite pen, Hallmark movie, and fireplace going if it is cold enough.  taking time to send a personal greeting to all my friends and family is important to me especially for those who I can’t see often, and let’s be honest, receiving Christmas greetings is just as exciting.

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Sparking Creativity With a Studio Refresh | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

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Sparking Creativity With a Studio Refresh | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

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Sparking Creativity With a Studio Refresh | Beverly Gurganus Fine Art

I decided the studio could use a little refresh, and my creative space is feeling brighter and more inspiring.

My older two girls shared the large bedroom over the garage, and when they flew the coop (one married and moved away, and the other moved in with a friend) I claimed that space for my new studio.  The plan was to turn half the room into a workspace, and the other half would sleep guests.  I sectioned the room into 3 zones…desk area, painting area, and sleeping area.  I was so excited to get my own space that I didn’t even care that it had purple-ish gray walls (Eww!).

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