A sneak peek at the new art show!

I’m just going to share a couple “teaser” images with you today, down the line I’ll share each of the new pieces up close & personal. I couldn’t be more delighted with how this show looks! Our artwork blended effortlessly and seems like they were made to show together.

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It’s a fun mix with her abstract canvas work and my dimensional art! There are a lot of other art surprises included but this gives you a good feel for the show. Don’t forget that tonight is the private opening and tomorrow is the public opening/gallery walk from 5-9.

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New Work! November at ArtSplash Gallery

I’m excited to be sharing the main gallery space at ArtSplash Gallery in Carmel, Indiana, during the month of November with the talented Lynn Andalman! We’re jokingly calling it the Lynn & Lynne show. ūüôā I’ve been busy creating new work with a focus on wood, stone & metal. It’s more sculptural than some of my previous work and I’ve been having a lot of fun exploring the shapes, textures and colors I’ve been using.

email print file, postcard, nov 2014

From the artists –

Lynne Medsker:
‚ÄúI was asked recently what I loved as a child. The question brought memories of collecting rocks and other items in an old shoe box when I was young. Some were from treasured trips to local creeks to collect geodes, fossils and river rocks. Others were merely gravel from our driveway that I‚Äôd used my Prang watercolor set and painted pretty pastel colors! Special trips to the local rock shop, where I would spend much longer than my parents would have preferred, selecting just the right stone added to my collection. Those happy memories, along with a collection of driftwood, rocks and items that I have collected as an adult (to make something with ‚Äúsomeday‚ÄĚ) are what inspired this artwork. I hope you enjoy these new creations as much as I have enjoyed creating them!‚ÄĚ

Lynn Andalman:
‚ÄúAfter my trip to South Africa and surrounding areas, color and content seems to be bursting at the seams. There doesn‚Äôt seem to be enough hours in the day to complete what I have to give to the canvas. Looking forward to sharing all things new & wonderful!‚ÄĚ

We’ll have some delicious treats and libations to celebrate the show during the¬†Private Opening, Friday, November 7th, 2014 from 6 ‚Äď 9 p.m. If you can’t make it then be sure to attend the¬†Public Opening/Monthly Gallery Walk, Saturday, November 8th, 2014 from 5 ‚Äď 9 p.m. Of course you can always visit during normal gallery hours as well. ¬†ArtSplash is located at 111 W. Main Street, Suite #140, Carmel, IN 46032.

Web Presence for Artists! Thursday, June 6th, 2013

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An Introduction to Web Presence & Social Media for Artists

Presented by Lynne Medsker

Date:                  Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Time:         12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (bring an afternoon snack if you wish)

Location:         ArtSplash Gallery, 111 West Main Street, Suite #140, Carmel, Indiana

Cost:                  $45 per person

Contact:         Lynne Medsker @ info@lynnemedsker.com for more information or register online at: http://www.lynnemedsker.com/online-registration.html

 

This class is to introduce and encourage artists to use the available social media and online outlets to present and promote their work.  It will be broken into two sessions, the first session covers basic information on presenting your work online, including:

Basic information all artists need to promote their work: Resume, artist statement, bio

Photographing/Adjusting/Resizing your images for the web

Watermarking & copyright for your images

What information to include with your images

Being consistent in your efforts

Connecting with other artists, art lovers and potential clients

After an afternoon break we will spend time talking about specific sites and ways to promote your art, some topics covered will be:

Facebook Pages

Pinterest

Twitter

LinkedIN, Branched Out, Google+, etc.

Etsy & eBay

Blogs and blogs vs. websites

Image hosting sites

Online resources

You will receive multiple handouts as well as access to links & information via the internet after the class. I will be available after the session to answer any specific questions that you may have about your art, Facebook Page, blog, etc. and to schedule one-on-one tutoring sessions for those who are interested in further assistance. If you have a laptop please bring it with you!

Solo Art Show “RE: IMAGINED, CREATED, PURPOSED”

LOOK! My postcards arrived yesterday!

front of postcard

front of postcard

web postcard, back

back of postcard

I am also busy creating upcycled envelopes and invitations to the private opening of this upcoming show! If you will be in the Indianapolis area on June 1st and would like to be invited to the private opening please send an email with your mailing address to info@lynnemedsker.com and I would be honored to send you an invitation.

I’ve been busy the past several months exploring different media and materials, especially things that are often discarded. Magazines, newspapers, scrap metal, styrofoam, plastic lids, old books, aluminum cans, used albums & CD’s, wood scraps, packing materials and have even found a few objects that I am not even sure what they were used for! It’s been an interesting journey but now I am narrowing my focus to a handful of those materials and producing new work especially for this show. I will continue to share peeks at the process over the next month. It has really opened my eyes to all the possible materials and genres that can be created by re-imagining and re-purposed items. I’ve even re-created some of my own artwork into something new & different!

I do hope you’ll be able to attend the show at some point during the month of June…I am really excited to share my journey with you.

Blessings,

Lynne

Shadow Box Art: November 14th at ArtSplash Gallery

PLEASE NOTE: The class at ArtSplash Gallery in Carmel, Indiana has been re-scheduled to Wednesday, November 14th! This will be your last opportunity for the year to participate in this class, sign up SOON! 

“mini art” #71, mixed media in 5×7 shadow box, SOLD ¬© 2011, Lynne Medsker

Create & select (or bring!) small items then assemble them into a unique, miniature piece of abstract shadow box art! The cost per person is $55 and includes all supplies & the shadow box frame. Approximately 3 hours long (6 to 9 p.m. that evening) there is a minimum of 2/maximum of 6 participants for the shadow box class.

“mini art #67″ 5×7” mixed media in shadow box, $75 ¬© lynne medsker

It’ll be a great evening of fun…the deadline for sign-ups is noon on Tuesday, November 13th. Click HERE for online registration!

See you there!

Lynne

Shadow Box Art: Rescheduled to November 14th

PLEASE NOTE: The class at ArtSplash Gallery in Carmel, Indiana has been re-scheduled to Wednesday, November 14th! This will be your last opportunity for the year to participate in this class, sign up SOON! 

“mini art” #71, mixed media in 5×7 shadow box, SOLD ¬© 2011, Lynne Medsker

Create & select (or bring!) small items then assemble them into a unique, miniature piece of abstract shadow box art! The cost per person is $55 and includes all supplies & the shadow box frame. Approximately 3 hours long (6 to 9 p.m. that evening) there is a minimum of 2/maximum of 6 participants for the shadow box class.

“mini art #67″ 5×7” mixed media in shadow box, $75 ¬© lynne medsker

It’ll be a great evening of fun…the deadline for sign-ups is noon on Tuesday, November 13th.

See you there!

Lynne

Shadow Box Art: October 10th, 2012

“mini art #74″ 5×7” mixed media in shadow box, $75 ¬© lynne medsker

Just a reminder that my next class will be on October 10th at ArtSplash Gallery in Carmel, Indiana. Create & select (or bring!) small items then assemble them into a unique, miniature piece of abstract shadow box art! The cost per person is $55 and includes all supplies & the shadow box frame. Approximately 3 hours long there is a minimum of 2/maximum of 6 participants for the shadow box class.

“mini art #67″ 5×7” mixed media in shadow box, $75 ¬© lynne medsker

It’ll be a great evening of fun…sign up soon before it’s full! See you there!

Lynne

“mini art #75″ 5×7” mixed media in shadow box, $75 ¬© lynne medsker

Mandala Art II

So, in case you missed the first opportunity to attend the first “Mandala Art II” your next chance is coming soon! Thursday, September 20th from 6 to 9 p.m. at ArtSplash Gallery in Carmel, Indiana.

mandala #61, 5×7 matted to 8×10, SOLD ¬© Lynne Medsker

We will push our creativity out of the smaller “round circle in a square box” format and create some interesting art in a larger format, using the techniques learned in the “Intro to Mandala Art” class.¬† Once the basic design is created the addition of watercolor paints will add another element of fun to our playful art.

“Intersections” mandala inspired artwork, 8×10, matted to 11×14, $75 (unframed) ¬© Lynne Medsker

If you’ve taken the first class and are ready to push your mandala art a step further then this class is for you! Cost per person is $35, including all supplies. For more information or to register email me at info@lynnemedsker.com

Updated Class Schedule

Although this could change again I at least wanted to get the most up-to-date version online! I am looking at adding a second “Web Presence for Artists” class the last Saturday of September and we may also schedule one more “Industrial Art Duo” in October since it was so popular the first time. Of course you are always free to request a class that interests you! (Email me at info@lynnemedsker.com with your requests.) Stay tuned for updates, I’ll post them as I know them!

Wednesday, August 29th, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Web Presence for Artists – Sugar Creek Art Center, Thorntown, Indiana, $20 per person.

Wednesday, September 5th, 6:00 ‚Äď 9:00 p.m. ‚Äď Acrylic & Watercolor on Paper ‚Äď ArtSplash Gallery, Carmel, Indiana¬†$45, includes all supplies.

Thursday, September 6th, 6:00 ‚Äď 9:00 p.m. ‚Äď Mandala Art II ‚Äď Lynne Medsker Studio, Brownsburg, Indiana $35, includes all supplies. (See link/info below, same class, different location)

Thursday, September 20th, 6:00 ‚Äď 9:00 p.m. ‚Äď Mandala Art II ‚Äď ArtSplash Gallery, Carmel, Indiana¬†$35, includes all supplies.

Friday, September 28th, 6:30 ‚Äď 9:30 p.m. ‚Äď Layers & Lattes ‚Äď Artistic Designs Gallery, Brownsburg, Indiana¬†$30 includes all supplies

Friday, October 26th, 6:30 ‚Äď 9:30 p.m. ‚Äď Layers & Lattes ‚Äď Artistic Designs Gallery, Brownsburg, Indiana¬†$30 includes all supplies

Intro to Mandala Art: Friday morning, August 24th

Just a reminder that the next “Intro to Mandala Art” will be in one week, on August 24th.

mandala #17 (c) Lynne Medsker

“mandala #17” (c) lynne medsker

This is a morning session, from 9:30 to 11:30, held at the ArtSplash Gallery in Carmel, Indiana. The cost? Only $25, including instruction, all materials and even a custom cut mat for framing your favorite creation! Reserve you spot in class by contacting me – info@lynnemedsker.com no later than midnight on Wednesday, August 22nd. This are the last Intro to Mandala Art class I will be presenting in Carmel this year.¬†It will be followed by “Mandala Art II” class in September for those who wish to take this art form a bit further.

creations from previous mandala workshop

I can’t wait to share this relaxing, creative process with you!

Lynne