Tag: SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild

Branching Out During the Pandemic

LaVerne Kyriss Renee Pearson is known for vibrant, larger-than-life floral, plant, and still life watercolors, but the COVID pandemic led her to branch out into other subjects to paint. “The SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild worked hard during the pandemic to keep members engaged, even though we had to remain isolated most of the time,” she explained.…

Exploring Alcohol Inks

LaVerne Kyriss Tom Frost and Mike Rutt explore how alcohol inks flow on specialized Yupo paper during an introduction to alcohol ink session led by Karen Brungardt in the Topaz Room at SaddleBrooke TWO’s MountainView location. The class is one of many offered by the SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild. Classes are open to all SaddleBrooke…

Celebration of Watercolor

Karen Brungardt It is time again for the Celebration of Watercolor art show, where several SaddleBrooke watercolor artists will showcase their original works! This one-day event is on Saturday, Oct. 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the west end of the MountainView Country Club Ballroom in SaddleBrooke. The show is open to everyone…

July Art and Wine Event

Karen Brungardt The SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild once again held their Art and Wine Event, with 40 happy painters taking part in July. A sack supper was provided to each person, along with wine and/or water to start the evening. All art supplies, sack supper, wine, and water were provided by our guild, and Karen Brungardt…

Brungardt Wins Best of Show in Art Contest

LaVerne Kyriss In a blind judging, Karen Brungardt’s painting, Only shadows remember days of glory, won best of show in the advanced/intermediate category in the SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild’s One Image, No Limits contest. Judge and art instructor Laurie Brussells noted, “Good job, beautifully done, especially for watercolor. Composition is good and I like the…

I Can’t Draw a Stick Figure!

Karen Brungardt The SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild is pleased to announce our upcoming I Can’t Draw a Stick Figure class on Oct. 19, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with a one-hour break for lunch. This class offers you the chance to see what form of art will suit you. You may not think you…

Upcoming Art Classes

Robbie Summers In-person art classes are back in the Topaz Room at the Arts and Craft Center at the MountainView Country Club complex! The SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild is proud to announce the return of our premier instructors Laurie Brussel, Karen Brungardt, Deb Kress, Renee Pearson, Robbie Summers, and other fine instructors as they get scheduled. Speaking…

Fine Arts Guild Contest Winners

Karen Brungardt The SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild once again held a guild-wide contest for our artists. The contest, called One Image, No Limits, provides the artists who choose to compete with a photograph of something local to Tucson. The photograph is chosen from ones submitted by our guild photographers. The artist then chooses how to use…