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Brenda Boylan
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Just listed:  SE Portland area First Friday ArtWalk, March 6th.
For all you Portland area art lovers and friends of the arts, I wish to share with you an event on this First Friday of March. It will be a warmer than usual kind of night, no doubt, to be out so I'm inviting you to come out ...
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Urban is good. Check it out!
"Swift Crossing" with detail, 20x16" Pastel Back when I went on my adventure to New York City last September, I walked what felt like 20 miles on the streets with my camera at the ready. There was activity and color that...
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Registration is open for the last 7-week pastel series of classes at Oregon Society of Artists in Portland, OR. This class is for beginner to intermediate artists. Begins Jan 27 and runs through March 10, 2015.  Classes held  on Tuesdays, 9:00am - 12:00.  Student to teacher ratio 9:1.  More information here:  http://brendaboylan.com/workshops.
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If you've wanted to know how you can get your work noticed for a publication...this post offers some ideas and how it personally happened for me.
I would've never expected it, but my piece "Stopping Point" was selected for the December 2014 cover story for the Pastel Journal.  I can now honestly say I am a Cover Girl, but not the kind that renders up images of a 13 yea...
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Grab a friend, bring a guest, gather your group.
Nov 1st, ART Elements Gallery, 604 E 1st 
Newberg, OR

www.artelementsgallery.com
I'm having a show. A visual journey of pastel and oil. Plein air and studio pieces of the Willamette's verdant valley. ~Brenda www.brendaboylan.com www.artelementsgallery.com/
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Here is a loooong yet thorough review of plein air events, using the Los Gatos Plein Air as my model example. Enjoy the read.
About a month ago, I headed down to sunny California to participate in Los Gatos Plein Air and am finally journaling about my experience of the event. WARNING...this is a LOOONG post! While I am also wishing to share with you...
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Blog post:  Mark-making for exciting pastel work revealed.
"Glass Jars, 9x8" Pastel on sanded paper Don't you just love texture in paintings? It makes a 2 dimensional image move forward with depth that you just couldn't get with a drawing. Oil painters have the advantage of impasto a...
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It's been 2 months since my last blog post.  Hope this finds you well!
It's been 2 months since I last posted and I am soooo sorry for not keeping up with you, my dear blogging friends. It seems that there are just not enough hours in the day to keep my schedule flowing smoothly.  I have so much...
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7-week Pastel Class offered
"Just for Jelly" crop Been teaching a 7-week pastel series at Oregon Society of Artists and it sure has been a LOT of fun! I'm mid-way through the second series of classes and have one more that begins in late January. Th...
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Demo from my OSA pastel class. 
Demo of alcohol wash underpainting The Oregon Society of Artists has asked me to teach pastel on an ongoing basis so I have put together a 7-week series that runs continually until April of 2015. I'm in the final stretch ...
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Summer gone, some are not...
I knew the summer months were going to be a fast-paced rush into the Fall, and boy am I paying for it!  I can't believe I would ever say I'd be looking forward to the Fall, being a summer time sun-loving kind of spirit, but t...
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Woo Hoo! Just finished chatting with a writer from the Pastel Journal Magazine. Looks like there will be a story on me in December, focusing on my urban works. For a peek, check out my urban works here: http://brendaboylan.com/collections/47202
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    1986
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