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Card Club Booklet of Helpful Hints

by: Bill Riski October 24, 2021

So…you want to make a card…it is easy enough to do. However, there are tons of methods, techniques and ways to approach this task. This booklet has been compiled to help you in your card-making quest. Our VAC Card Club members have shared many of their tips to make your cards “works of art.” Ple… Read More

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Donation of $2,020 to the St. Helena Elementary School’s Art Program

by: Marjorie Shymske October 17, 2021

VAC is grateful for the kind generosity of the people of Dataw as they purchased raffle tickets for a chance to win wonderful prizes. A total of $1,520 was raised from ticket sales to which VAC contributed an additional $500 for a total donation of $2,020 to the St. Helena Elementary’s art program. Abby Cochrane, the school’s art teacher, has earmarked the money for student portfolio sketchbooks, a student planter project to beautify the school, and the purchase of student-friendly furniture and equipment to create an inspirational learning environment.

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The Mirror in Art

by: Kathy McShane July 3, 2021

It is perhaps obvious that the mirror has been a critical element in the art of painting: without mirrors, self-portraits would be impossible.  Mirrors can provide artists the opportunity to demonstrate their skill at painting reflections of people or items not visible in the foreground or painting… Read More

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Art for Mother’s Day: Mothers and Children

by: Kathy McShane May 9, 2021

Mother’s Day… it is all about the bond between a mother and her children.  This theme has been explored over the years by numerous artists. 2021-05-09-Mothers-and-Children download

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Art for Mother’s Day: Artists and their Mothers

by: Kathy McShane May 9, 2021

Artists have been painting their parents for centuries.  Perhaps because artists paint what (who) they know and love. 2021-05-09-Artists-and-Their-Mothers download

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