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The Virtual Left Bank StudioI've sold the "bank" building in Gilbert and am excited to go virtual with The Left Bank Studio and continue to create and make things! Please let me know what you are doing and we will update my goings-on here each week.
Author Archives: Jo Myers-Walker
On June 26 I was at Shalom Spirituality Center in Dubuque, facilitating the first session of Watercolor Playgroup, a plein air retreat. Unfortunately for the “plein air” plans, it rained all afternoon, so we took our artmaking inside. We worked … Continue reading
Watercolor Playgroup, series of 3 classes at Shalom Spirituality Center (Dubuque, IA), Saturdays, June 26 (1–4 p.m.), July 31 (3–5:30 p.m.), and August 21 (3–5:30 p.m.), 2021 Update: Join us for the July 31 and/or August 21 class for $25.00 per session! Call the office at Shalom Spirituality … Continue reading
In the Spring an artist’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of … plein air painting!* Online watercolor classes were a great way to escape the winter climate; as the weather grew nicer, my students and I were growing impatient to get … Continue reading
For my Zoom watercolor classes in April we are painting Monet’s gardens, focusing on water, trees and flowers. We work from a photo, a value sketch, and a color palette before we start painting. See the Classes and Events page … Continue reading
On Wednesday I had an enjoyable phone call with friend Heidi Kaisand, owner of Hen & Chicks Studio in Conrad, Iowa, for her show “Create With Heidi.” The show is broadcast each week on KFJB radio, AM 1230 in Marshalltown, … Continue reading
I’ve added March class dates to the Classes and Events page — send me an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you’d like to join us! We’ll continue our “staycation” theme — above, I just could not resist adding birds to this view … Continue reading
Both of these scenes are from the restored medieval town of Lussan in southern France. Above: I was fascinated with the door grillwork. These magnificent doorways were very old and imposing. Below: La Petite Auberge de Lussan is a small … Continue reading
The Iowa Watercolor Society’s online Members Show includes one of my South Beach-inspired paintings. Take a virtual stroll through a variety of works by artists throughout the state! February’s Zoom watercolor classes continue our “staycation” theme, and we’re going abroad for … Continue reading
My watercolor class “staycation” continues! These sketches and paintings from recent weeks feature views of the Italian countryside, which I visited during a Franciscan Pilgrimage to Assisi several years back. During that trip our group traveled in vans and we … Continue reading