Caryl Pomales Offers Innovative 3 Day Mini-Course “Empowering Your Creative Self” on July 21, 22, and 23. Video Materials Plus Real Time Live Q & A Brings Virtual Learning To A New Level

Caryl Pomales offers an insightful 3 Day Mini-Course, Empowering Your Creative Self” on July 21, 22, and 23.  You will be inspired and awaken your own unique creative voice with  confidence!  All videos and materials are released at 9:00 AM ET daily, with a live Q+A session at 3:00 PM daily. You have the flexibility to engage with the video material at your convenience and then regroup with other creatives in a virtual space to gather, paint, and network!  You will be able to ask questions and have real-time interaction with Caryl, who brings us such positivity and  joy! The Rickie Report shares the details and some peeks of Caryl’s artistry.

 

 

 

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Fine artist, Caryl Pomales

 

 

 

“Empowering Your Creative Self “

 3 Day Course

This 3 day mini-course will help you be inspired and awaken your own unique creative voice with  confidence.

Course dates are July 21, 22, and 23, 2020

Videos and materials will be released at 9:00 AM ET each day, with a live Q+A session at 3:00 PM daily!

 

 

 

As your creative guide I will help you:

  • Find your way through a painting with confidence, joy, and intention to express versus an intention to impress.
  • Experiment with a variety of mark-making techniques and harness the power of color.
  • Allow your wonderful self to be seen and felt in your work.
  • Draw upon your inspiration and create entries of what resonates with you the most in a unique and masterful way.

 

 As an added BONUS to my loyal subscribers,

you will receive unlimited access to the course.

 

 

 

 

To  receive the link for zoom sign up: www.carylfineart.com/artsy-tips-inspiration

 


“Vermillion” by Caryl Pomales

 

 

 

Caryl tells The Rickie Report, “Today is a big day, because enrollment is NOW OPEN for my newest course, ‘Empowering Your Creative Self!’ A basic knowledge of Acrylic painting is helpful. Let’s connect together, stay social, and enjoy some creative time together”!

 

“Unwind”  by Caryl Pomales

 

 

I’ll be teaching you as your creative guide!

 

– You’ll find your way through a painting with confidence, joy, and intention to express versus an intention to impress!
– We’ll experiment with a variety of mark-making techniques and harness the power of color!

– You’ll allow your wonderful self to be seen and felt in your work!
– You’ll draw upon your inspiration and create entries of what resonates with you the most in a unique and masterful way!

 

AND! Don’t forget that, as a member of my community, you get the course at a discounted price, so don’t wait to sign up!

 

 

 

To  receive the link for zoom sign up: www.carylfineart.com/artsy-tips-inspiration

 

 

 

 

“Optimistic” by Caryl Pomales

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Read on at www.carylfineart.com/blog for my suggestions to keep your days bright and happy, feeling productive and creative, and maintaining your smile! (Plus, I’m sharing some added fun resources for online museum tours and other entertaining activities!)

 

 

 

321.412.3490

 

 

 

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Caryl Pomales Invites You To Free, Live Demo Thursday, April 16 With Instagram And Zoom

Caryl Pomales is presenting free, weekly painting sessions, offering creatives a place to gather!  Her next demo is Thursday, April 16.  You will be able to ask questions and have real-time interaction with Caryl, who brings us some positivity and some joy.  In addition to her abstract expressionist paintings, Caryl is offering a $50 discount on her on-line workshops!  The Rickie Report shares the details and some peeks of Caryl’s artistry.

 

 

 

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Fine artist, Caryl Pomales

 

CREATIVE   GATHERING/ DEMO

THURSDAY, APRIL 16

2:30 pm

FREE

 

 

 

 

 

To  receive the link for zoom sign up: www.carylfineart.com/artsy-tips-inspiration

 

 

 

“Tropical Essence” by Caryl Pomales

 

 

Caryl Pomales tells The Rickie Report, “I know that our lives are feeling unsettled now, and I want to remind you that you’re not alone. Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you need to talk, whether via this email, Instagram, or Facebook. I’m here for you!  My goal for this week is to bring you some positivity, some joy, and some resources to stay optimistic, productive, and fulfilled. I’m sharing online learning opportunities, a chance to connect live, and some of my tips for keeping a joyful attitude”!

 

Abstract Expressionist painting by Caryl Pomales

 

 

 

Caryl tells our readers, “Last week, I hosted an Instagram Live Painting Party, and this week, I’m continuing the fun! Join me on Instagram on Thursday, April 16 at 2:30 PM ET. I’ll be working on a painting of my own, so bring any of your own art supplies to paint with me, ask any questions you may have, or just watch my painting process! Let’s connect together, stay social, and enjoy some creative time together”!

 

 

 

Abstract Expressionist painting by Caryl Pomales

 

 

“It’s no secret that the world is looking a little different right now. We’re living through unprecedented times, and we’re all in the same boat: our typical routines have been upended, and we’re all finding ourselves at home with far more time to ourselves. This time can feel a little bit isolating and scary – trust me, I know how you feel! – but there is plenty that we can all do to make the most out of our personal situations, and stay in a positive headspace. I’m sharing a few of my suggestions to maintain productivity, a sense of routine, and make the most of this down time.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carol has a gift for you: $50.00 off the price of my online courses, with the code MARCH2020!  This offer is good through the end of April,2020.  She explains, “I’ve been taking my own share of streamed workshops and classes during this time, and have found them to be incredibly fulfilling and satisfying. Not only do I walk away feeling like I’ve accomplished something and made productive use of my time, but I really enjoy connecting with other artists in this learning setting! I’m hoping to spread some of this positivity to you by offering you this discount code. You can apply this towards Dazzling Daisies and Vibrant Tui Bird! Each of these courses include a bonus painting (of a silly sheep that stuck his tongue out at me during a trip to New Zealand!), so you get demonstration sessions for two full paintings”!

 

 

 

 

 

These courses also include one-on-one feedback time with me, as well as an invitation to the Caryl Fine Art workshop participants Facebook group to connect with other artists, if you’re craving some additional social time like I have been. This discount code will be active through the end of April, and I would love to welcome you in to one of these courses! You can get more info and sign up at www.carylfineart.com/online-workshops. Let me know if you have any questions, and I’d be absolutely thrilled to have you for some painting fun!

 

 

 

 

 

Read on at www.carylfineart.com/blog for my suggestions to keep your days bright and happy, feeling productive and creative, and maintaining your smile! (Plus, I’m sharing some added fun resources for online museum tours and other entertaining activities!)

 

 

 

321.412.3490

 

 

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

Rickie@therickiereport.com   561-537-0291

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Caryl Pomales Reminds Us To Stay In Touch With Our Imagination And Curiosity! See Her Newest Artworks, Take An On-Line Workshop, Sign Up For Palette Knife Workshop In March

Caryl Pomales understands that an artist’s journey is equal parts studying technique and reawakening our childlike wonder and imagination. She reminds us to strip away the bricks of self-judgment, self-censorship, and “practicality” that build walls preventing us from coloring outside of the lines and seeing the world in a different light.  Caryl offers on-line workshops and will offer a palette knife painting workshop at the New Studio of the Visual Arts March 26/27.   The Rickie Report shares her newest abstract paintings and reminds you to sign up for her artsy newsletter! A portion of the proceeds from the sale of her original paintings are donated to carefully selected charities that care and support our environment and animals in need.

 

 

 

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Fine artist, Caryl Pomales

 

 

I M A G I N A T I O N

 

“Everyone starts off as an artist. The trick is remaining that way.” – Pablo Picasso

 

 

“An Ocean Of Mighty Mystery” by Caryl Pomales

 

 

 

Do you remember playing pretend as a child? The entire world was an adventure. Any backyard could become a magical realm, with each dewy blade of grass a possible home for a fairy; each towering oak tree a hideout for elves and dwarves; every last gust of wind the breath of a dragon. Our younger selves embraced the imaginative, without self-censoring and bringing ourselves “back to earth.” Somewhere in the process of growing older, we trade in this spirit of creative curiosity for strict practicality, and all too often, the infinite colors and dimensions seen by young eyes dim and fade.

 

 

“Celebrating Joy” by Caryl Pomales

 

 

 

An artist’s journey is equal parts studying technique and reawakening this childlike wonder and imagination. We have to strip away the bricks of self-judgment, self-censorship, and “practicality” that build walls preventing us from coloring outside of the lines and seeing the world in a different light.

 

 

“The Tropical Garden Parfait” by Caryl Pomales

 

 

Imagination is a beautiful thing, and I try to exercise mine every day! Though I often paint subjects that are based on my natural tropical surroundings, I use my imagination to capture the essence and feeling of these items in a dynamic and vibrant way that is more abstract than “realistic” in the standard sense of the word. I give myself permission to see the world around me in different colors that spark a feeling. Does a child coloring question every crayon he or she picks up, wondering if that’s the most realistic shade? Most often, no! He or she picks the color that gets the mind and heart going, whirring with creativity and the feeling the drawing ignites.

 

 

 

 

“No Sun Outlasts It’s Sunset” by Caryl Pomales

 

 

 

We spend too much time stifling our own imaginations. Today, I ask you to let yours soar. Give yourself the opportunity to see the world through a child’s eyes, and return to that magic. Remember: you were born with imagination and creativity, and as Picasso says, you started off as an artist. Today, try your hardest to hold on to that. You may enjoy seeing your backyard return to that magical realm once again!

 

PALETTE KNIFE WORKSHOP

March 26/27 , 2020

The New Studio of the Visual Arts     

1615 S Cypress Dr.    Jupiter, FL 33469

 

 

321.412.3490

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Why Painting And Art Make Great Life Companions For Caryl Pomales, And How You Can Learn New Techniques At Two Upcoming Workshops

Caryl Pomales has treasured her companionship with art since her childhood.  Her love of creating vibrant and colorful pieces has remained with her, no matter how diverse her career path took her.  Reconnecting with an old friend brings you back to a special reference point. If you have diverged and want to get back to your creative self, we can’t think of a better way, than to take a class with Caryl.  Her next two day workshops are “PAWS” Painting Animals With Spirit! February 14-15 and “Palette Knife Painting: Bold, Bright, Beautiful” March 14-15 both at the New Studio for the Visual Arts.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some photos of Caryl’s new paintings.  Be sure to check out her website, as Caryl offers original art, throw pillows, tote bags, notebooks, postcards, and mugs with her images!

 

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Fine artist, Caryl Pomales

 

New Workshop:

PAWS: Painting Animals With Spirit!

 – 4 pm

 

The New Studio of the Visual Arts     

1615 S Cypress Dr    

Jupiter, FL 33469

Sign Up via https://www.thenewstudiova.net/caryl-pomales-workshop-feb  or call 561-295-5712

PALETTE KNIFE WORKSHOP

March 14-15

9:30 am – 4 pm
Location: The New Studio of the Visual Arts
Phone Number: 561-295-5712
Address: 1615 S Cypress Dr, Jupiter, FL 33469
Sign Up via https://www.thenewstudiova.net/caryl-pomales-workshop-march or call 561-295-5712

Painting as Life’s Great Companion

 

“Painting is a companion with whom one may hope to walk a great part of life’s journey.” -Winston Churchill

 

Caryl Pomales tells The Rickie Report, “Art has been a treasured companion in my life since early childhood, when I discovered my love for creating vibrant and colorful pieces on any paper or canvas I could get my hands on. Painting has stuck by my side as a close friend during my diversified career paths, in which I explored different fields but couldn’t devote all my time and energy to my true passion. Finally, art has been a long-time friend I’ve been able to reconnect with, greeting me with open arms and welcoming me back, as I’ve made it my career”.

 

 

“Rose” by Caryl Pomales

 

 

“I personally love thinking of painting as a companion in life. This has felt remarkably applicable in my journey, as it has been a comfort, a joy, and a judgment-free pleasure that I’ve been able to return to time and time again every step of the way. Like a trusted and true companion, my relationship with painting has evolved as my life experience has grown and expanded. Our “conversation topics” and “dialogues” have broadened as I’ve explored more of the world and broadened my horizons. As I have gone on journeys across the globe, I am constantly thinking of my tried-and-true companion. I collect images with this in mind, snapping pictures that inspire me, keeping an eye out for potential subjects, and noticing and appreciating the colors, shapes, people, and animals that surround me. No matter where in the world I have been, I always return home ready to paint”.

 

“Picasso’s Virtue of Curiosity” by Caryl Pomales

 

A true passion sticks with you loyally, and is not easy to shake. My personal story serves as evidence of that. Despite my diversified careers, each fulfilling and successful in its own way, I have always found my way back to painting as my companion and true passion. This love, present from my days on the playground, sketching animals in colorful crayons and markers, never dwindled across the years, and has been present throughout a huge portion of my life’s journey.

 

Untitled by Caryl Pomales

 

 

 

Winston Churchill profoundly noted how painting can accompany you throughout your journey, and I have found this to be an absolute truth in my life. I hope that, whatever your passion may be, you’re able to bring it along with you on your path!

 

 

“Cheerful Blush” by Caryl Pomales

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more inspirational quotes, blog posts, and more, make sure you’re subscribed to my Artsy Tips and Inspiration! www.carylfineart.com/artsy-tips-inspiration

 

Be the first to know about new paintings and collections before released to the general public.

Learn how to pursue your creative curiosity.

Find a path towards reinventing yourself and following your dreams.

Stay up-to-date on workshops.

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Be the first to know about special offers and freebies.

 

 

 

For more information about Caryl’s artwork and to sign up for her  blog:

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Caryl Pomales Shares The Beauty And Tranquility Of Autumn With Paintings, Musings, And A New 2019 Calendar Of Artistic Images

Caryl Pomales brings us autumn with beauty, stillness and a sense of gratitude with her vibrant acrylic paintings. Read her “Artsy Tips & Insights” (free by email) AND order her new 2019 Calendar with 12 images and inspirational quotes.  When you sign up for one of Caryl’s classes, workshops, or make a purchase, she donates a percentage to carefully selected charities that care and find loving homes for less fortunate pets.  Let’s talk about gratitude!  Let’s talk about giving back and supporting original art created locally!  The Rickie Report shares the details and some photos here.

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Fine artist, Caryl Pomales

Caryl Pomales tells The Rickie Report, “There is so much beauty, stillness, and gratitude to be found in the moments of serenity at my easel. When life is hectic, I find my peace while painting. Creating a work of art and sharing it with my friends and followers fills my life and my soul with calm and joy”.

 

 

“River Birch” by Caryl Pomales

 

 

 

She goes on, “Spreading these positive feelings with others is incredibly rewarding, as I’m able to share the serenity I find with others. Whether teaching online or in person, I find immense fulfillment in getting to know fellow artists and creatives as they embark on a journey to improve their skills and contribute to their daily joy”.

 

” Inspired by Wells” by Caryl Pomales

 

 

 

 

Caryl explains, “Painting is a form of meditation for me. Like the water in a lake, when your mind is calm, you can see the depths below; however, when your mind is disturbed, it is easy to get caught up in the waves. Brushstroke by brushstroke, I calm the waters in the lake of my mind to find peace and serenity”.

 

 

 

“Anticipating November” by Caryl Pomales

 

 

 

 

We hope you’ll join Caryl on a journey of joy through painting, whether by subscribing to her “Artsy Tips & Insights,” brightening your home with her 2019 calendar (complete with vibrant paintings and inspirational quotes), signing up for a workshop, or by commissioning an expressively painted animal portrait of one of your favorite pets.  She says, “I hope my recent paintings inspired by Autumn provide you peace as well”!

 

2019 Calendar with Caryl Pomales’ artwork – the perfect gift!

 

 

 

Join Caryl’s community:

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Be the first to know about new paintings and collections before released to the general public.
Learn how to pursue your creative curiosity.
Find a path towards reinventing yourselfand following your dreams.
Stay up-to-date onworkshops.
Learn how I use my paintings to give back to animals.
Be the first to know about special offers and freebies.

BONUS! Get a FREE iPhone & Desktop wallpaper with a vibrant original image emailed to you when you sign up below!

 

 

 

For more information about Caryl’s artwork and to sign up for her  blog:

Caryl Pomales

CarylFineArt.com

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www.instagram.com/carylfineart

321.412.3490

 

 

 

 

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact:

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Before Caryl Pomales Offers 3 Day Workshop At New Studio For Visual Arts, She Reminds Us Why Artists Should Never Stop Taking Classes!

Caryl Pomales understands that creativity is not a quantifiable skill that can ever be officially mastered. It is a skill and a muscle that you must exercise to maintain, sharpen, and keep limber. Living a creative life is a marathon of continually cultivating curiosity and artistry. A runner does not quit stretching and training after completing a marathon; nor should the painter ever quit expanding his or her skill set. The Rickie Report shares her exciting announcement: Caryl will host a 3 Day workshop in October, PAWS- “Painting Animals with Spirit” at the New Studio For Visual Arts in Tequesta!  We give you all of the details, including a discount, how to receive her blog, and some sneak peeks!

 

 

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Artist, Caryl Pomales

PAWS: “Painting Animals With Spirit!”

Thursday, October 11, 2018

 

The New Studio of the Visual Arts

1615 Cypress Dr. Suite 1 Jupiter, FL 33469

Phone: 561.295.5712
Email: info@thenewstudiova.net

 

 

Cost: $390.00 (Special Autumn Session Pricing)

A supply list will be provided in plenty of time, (at least a few weeks in advance), for you to order and receive your supplies or to get your existing supplies organized and ready for for this exciting workshop! Please bring a standard size 8 1/2 x 11 printed photo image of the animal you will be painting. (If you don’t have an image to work with please let me know at least a week in advance, you are welcome to work from one of my images).

ENROLLMENT INSTRUCTIONS: Email info@thenewstudiova.net or submit form on https://www.thenewstudiova.net/contact

Be sure to mention PAWS, “Painting Animals with Spirit”  October Workshop in the subject area.

FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY, I am offering a $20.00 discount coupon to my “Artsy Tips” subscribers. 

To get your coupon code emailed to you, sign up at https://carylfineart.lpages.co/artsy-tips-redo/

INCLUDE THE COUPON CODE WHEN YOU ARE PLACING YOUR ORDER!

 

 

 

“Lilac Breasted Roller” by Caryl Pomales

 

 

Caryl tells The Rickie Report,  “There is much to gain from being a perpetual student of the arts, continually participating in studies, reading, practicing, and taking classes. Amateurs and professional artists alike should continue their painting pursuits in a classroom, and here are just a few reasons why”.

 

  • Working on your craft. While you may have works displayed in galleries, sold dozens of paintings, or taught your own course, artistry is your athletic pursuit. You’ve completed your “marathon,” and it’s time to stretch and train for your next race!

 

  • Opening your mind to a different perspective and technique you may not have experienced, thought about, or mastered. There is always room to learn and adopt new styles, adding to your artistic toolbox. This will, without a doubt, help you create adventurous and dynamic work.

 

 

  • Renewed attentiveness. Sometimes, after being away from a class for a while, the artist can start to lose some of their creative curiosity. A learning environment constantly pushes the artist to grow, experiment, try new things, and look at the world a new way. Returning to a course is a great way to revive that crucial skill, reopening the eyes, heart, and mind.

 

 

  • Kindness among fellow artists. A workshop or class is an incredible opportunity to meet other painters at all stages in their lives and careers. Having a solid network of fellow artists is incredibly fulfilling, and one of the best places to meet this community is at a workshop!

 

 

  • Striving to further cultivate your artistry by never settling into complacency. Those who pursue the constant betterment of their craft have the most satisfying and inspiring careers.

 

 

  • Heal, relax, sooth, and relieve stress. Classes are, in addition to being productive, wonderfully enjoyable! They are a great place to set an artistic “reset” button and enjoy a creative and supportive learning environment.

 

 

  • Ownership of your talent and skill. Classes remind you both what you know and are remarkably skilled at as well as you can improve upon, and give you the opportunity to work on the latter.

 

 

  • Painting, and doing what you ultimately love, amongst others who feel the same way!

 

 

“Juicey Fruit” by Caryl Pomales

 

 

What does this spell?   W-O-R-K-S-H-O-P!  

Caryl says, “Let’s continue our pursuit of creative curiosity and commit to being perpetual students together”.

 

Just one example of perpetually studying Caryl’s art- One of her paintings-in-progress!

 

 

 

Caryl Pomales has studied with many accomplished artists including, Alessandra Gieffers, Julia Kelly, Peggy Kirkwood, Nancy Medina, Dennis Perrin, Dreama Toll Perry, & Mary Bentz-Gilkerson.  Recent recognitions include an award for her impressionistic style, bold brush stroke and vivid color painting, “Picasso-Le Chat” from the 39th Annual Members’ Show at the Lighthouse ArtCenter/Gallery. Her paintings were exhibited at the Members 6th Art of Association collaborative-juried exhibit featuring artists from sixteen Art Associations located throughout Palm Beach and Martin Counties in Florida and one of 27 artists featured in “Size Matters”, at The Lighthouse ArtCenter in Tequesta, FL.  In addition, she was honored to be invited as a SOLO artist to exhibit at the Sewall’s Point Town Hall in Sewall’s Point/Stuart, FL.  Caryl is an active member of Artists of Florida-LLC, North County Art Association, Benefactor and Artists’ Guild Member of the Lighthouse Art Center, The Arts Council of Martin County FL, Elliott Museum/ Stuart, FL, The Lake Worth Art League, Wellington Art Society, Friends of Jonathan Dickinson State Park and The Audubon Society, Martin County FL Chapter.

 

For more information about Caryl’s artwork and to sign up for her  blog:

Caryl Pomales

CarylFineArt.com

https://www.facebook.com/carylfineart/

321.412.3490

 

PAWS- “Painting Animals with Spirit”
https://bit.ly/2Lwk3H1

Link to the New Studio of The Visual Arts announcement:
https://bit.ly/2AuKesn

 

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New Images Of Caryl Pomales’ Artistry And Some Helpful Hints About Hanging Artwork In Your Home Or Office

You can feel Caryl Pomales’s passion for painting in her oil, watercolor and acrylic paintings! Her modern day impressionist work takes us from flowers, to sheep, to cats, and every-day sights, but brings them to our attention in a new, vibrant way.  Caryl takes the time to educate us so we may better appreciate that there is more to a painting than brush and pigment.  The Rickie Report shares some of Caryl’s helpful hints about how to hang your artwork in this article and some new images of her work.

 

 

 

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Fine artist, Caryl Pomales

 

Caryl’s creative journey began as a child with oil painting lessons, and continued through her college years with an emphasis on graphic design. She enjoyed a career in graphic design, marketing and printing sales as a young adult. Within the past few years, she had the opportunity to retire and without hesitation she reengaged her creative self by taking various painting classes and workshops to include Acrylic, Oil and Watercolor classes with many accomplished artists. She tells The Rickie Report, “I have rekindled my passion to paint”!

 

 

 

 

“Flower Garden Memories” by Caryl Pomales, Recently painted in honor of Mothers Day

 

 

Caryl shares some tips on hanging your artwork:

 

Whether you just started purchasing original art or you are adding more original paintings or art prints to your collection, there is one simple guideline to making hanging your art easy and captivating to you and others as the viewer.

 

 

 

“Picasso – Le Chat” by Caryl Pomales

 

Place the center of your artwork at eye level. It ensures the art can be admired by the viewer comfortably. Measure 57″ from the floor and mark a small pencil mark on the wall. Next find the center point of the artwork by measuring its height and dividing it by 2.

 

 

Measure the top of the painting to the tightened hanging wire it will hang from. Subtract this distance number from the center point number. Using this new number, measure the distance above the 57″ mark. This is where the hanger should be placed. Mark this spot accordingly. 

 

 

“Tete-Rouge” by Caryl Pomales

When hanging artwork above furniture or mantles this formula may not always apply, the bottom of the frame should be between 6 – 8″ above the top of the furniture or obstruction. The artwork should relate space-wise to the furniture, meaning a small work of art hanging 6″ above a long sofa will not look right, however a large piece of artwork or multiple small pieces ideally spaced 3″ to 6″ apart will look great. Happy decorating with your new artwork!


“Adventures in Paradise” by Caryl Pomales

Caryl has studied with many accomplished artists including, Alessandra Gieffers, Julia Kelly, Peggy Kirkwood, Nancy Medina, Dennis Perrin, Dreama Toll Perry, & Mary Bentz-Gilkerson.  Recent recognitions include an award for her impressionistic style, bold brush stroke and vivid color painting, “Picasso-Le Chat” from the 39th Annual Members’ Show at the Lighthouse ArtCenter/Gallery. Her paintings were exhibited at the Members 6th Art of Association collaborative-juried exhibit featuring artists from sixteen Art Associations located throughout Palm Beach and Martin Counties in Florida and one of 27 artists featured in “Size Matters”, at The Lighthouse ArtCenter in Tequesta, FL.  In addition, she was honored to be invited as a SOLO artist to exhibit at the Sewall’s Point Town Hall in Sewall’s Point/Stuart, FL.  Caryl is an active member of Artists of Florida-LLC, North County Art Association, Benefactor and Artists’ Guild Member of the Lighthouse Art Center, The Arts Council of Martin County FL, Elliott Museum/ Stuart, FL, The Lake Worth Art League, Wellington Art Society, Friends of Jonathan Dickinson State Park and The Audubon Society, Martin County FL Chapter.

 

 

 

For more information about Caryl’s artwork and to sign up for her  blog:

Caryl Pomales

CarylFineArt.com

https://www.facebook.com/carylfineart/

321.412.3490

 

 

 

 

 

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Rickie Leiter, Publisher

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Improve Your Photography With Lou Jawitz At Jonathan Dickinson State Park Class, Open To The Public

Lou Jawitz began his life-long love affair with photography while in the US Navy. Back in civilian life, he studied at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, while working with and assisting commercial photographers. He quickly advanced his own career shooting high profile campaigns for top tier advertising agencies, Fortune 500 clients, as well as travel and editorial assignments for internationally recognized corporations and publications. Jawitz will offer a one day class, “Improve Your Photography” on January 6th at the Kimbell Education Center located in Jonathan Dickinson State Park.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some images from this internationally award-winning photographer.  Learn how to make better travel, landscape and nature photos! Develop your own style!

 

 

 

 

Jonathan Dickinson State Park View of Hobe Mountain

 

 

REGISTER:   friendsofjdsp.org

 

“Bird,mating Call”  Wakodahatchee Wetlands by Louis Jawitz

 

 

Lou Jawitz’s assignments and travels gave him great opportunities to shoot his personal work, primarily fine-art, nature and scenic images. Jawitz’s extensive photographic career, created while working out of his iconic New York City studio, included advertising work for many notable clients including Grey Advertising, Young and Rubicam, J. Walter Thompson, Nikon, RCA Records, Pfizer, GM, Subaru, and American Airlines.

 

Grand Central Station, NYC by Louis Jawitz

 

His editorial and assignment work has appeared in numerous magazines and publications including Nikon World, Popular Mechanics, Shutterbug, and Popular Photography+ Imaging. Lou’s personal work has been exhibited in numerous New York galleries including the Nikon Gallery at Rockefeller Center and the Liberty Museum and Arts Center. Most recently, Jawitz’s work was shown in Florida at the Nathan D. Rosen Museum Gallery, Port St. Lucie Civic Center Art Gallery, Lake Worth Art League, Jonathan Dickenson State Park: ‘Floral Fusion 2016’, and the Coral Springs Museum of Art.

Close-Up, Bee by Louis Jawitz

 

Jawitz’ work is in the permanent collections at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center and the Liberty Museum and Arts Center. Eager to share his love and knowledge of photography, Jawitz was an Adjunct Professor at Sullivan County Community College, and he continues to teach photography workshops to individuals and small groups both in Port St. Lucie and at his Neversink Photo Workshops in New York’s Catskill Mountains. This award-winning photographer moved to Sandpiper Bay in Port St. Lucie and enjoys photographing the beautiful locales he’s exploring and discovering on the Treasure Coast, and he continues to lecture and show his work in his new home state. 

 

“Sky and Flower”, Jonathan Dickinson State Park by Louis Jawitz

 

 

 

 

For more information:

http://loujawitz.photoshelter.com/gallery-collection/01-CLICK-SEE-SOME-PAST-GALLERIES-SHOWS-LECTURES/C00006Bofyyiv8Ug

https://tinyurl.com/Jawitz

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“Floral Fusion 2018” Offers Flower Show And Art Exhibit At Jonathan Dickinson State Park. Call For Artists And Attendees

Friends of Jonathan Dickinson State Park announce “Floral Fusion 2018”, with an Opening Public Reception on Friday, January 12, 2018.  This is a TWO-PART  EVENT:  The Flower Show includes live orchids and floral exhibits. The Art Exhibit includes  2D (painting, photography, mixed media) and 3D (sculpture, glass) art work, on display in the gallery of the Elsa Kimbell Environmental Education and Research Center in the park from January 12 – February 25, 2018.  The Rickie Report shares the details and urges artists to note the deadline for entries: December 20th.

 

 

 

 

 

Photo Credit: Dave Nickerson

FRIENDS OF JONATHAN DICKINSON STATE PARK

ANNOUNCE AN EXCITING EVENT AND OPPORTUNITY TO SELL YOUR ART!  

“FLORAL FUSION 2018”

January 12, 2018

Opening Reception, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

 All artists + 1 guest are free

 

THE EVENT WILL CONSIST OF TWO PARTS:

A flower show and sale January 12–14, 2018, consisting of live orchids and floral exhibits

A show of 2D (painting, photography, mixed media) and 3D (sculpture, glass) dimensional art work, on display in the gallery of the Elsa Kimbell Environmental Education and Research Center in the park from January 12 – February 25, 2018.

Jonathan Dickinson State Park

Kimbell Center

16450 SE Federal Hwy.   Hobe Sound, FL 33455

 

Exhibit runs January 12 through February 28th, 2018

 

 

Important dates and deadlines:
December 20, 2017 – Electronic submission deadline – see below for details
December 27, 2017 – Artists will be notified if their work is selected
Saturday, January 6 – Monday, January 8 – Drop off dates, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Accepted  work to be delivered to the Kimbell Center in the park at above times. Artwork will not be accepted if delivered outside of these times.
January 12 Opening Reception, 6:00 – 8:00 pm; All artists + 1 guest are free
January 12–14, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Exhibition with live flowers in the Kimbell Center
Wednesday, February 28 Show ends at 5:00 pm
Thursday, March 1 – Sunday, March 4 – Pick up artwork, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm – see below for details
Sunday, March 4 – last day to pick up artwork, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION – PLEASE REVIEW

All work (2D and 3D) submitted must have a floral theme depicting flowers or floral arrangements. Work may be impressionistic if a floral theme is clearly discernible.

Electronic submissions will be juried to ensure consistency with quality, theme, fit with available showing space, and acceptability within the park’s family-friendly and natural environment

Registration fee is $25 per artist for up to three pieces and $5 for each additional work. Friends of JDSP Member Discount – registration only $20 for up to three pieces! $5 each additional applies.

Visit friendsofjdsp.org/event-registration to register. All information must be provided along with electronic images.

After registration you will receive an email with instructions on submitting your images. Any electronic images not submitted in this format may not be accepted.

Electronic images should be in jpg format of sufficient quality and resolution to allow for proper review (recommended 72ppi and between 1000ppi and 2000ppi on the longest side)

Electronic images should be titled as follows: artistfullname_entry number_artwork title Example: johndoe_1_bird of paradise.jpg

Electronic images must be received by the submission deadline • Accepted work – preparation and delivery requirements

Artwork that portrays recognizable people must be accompanied by a photo model release form (below)

All artwork must be labeled clearly on the back with the artwork title, artist’s name, sales price if for sale, and media type. Price listed on the artwork must match the price listed in registration; otherwise it will be listed as not for sale

3D art must be accompanied by the proper display.
Accepted 2D work must be mounted properly wired on the back for hanging. Work not properly prepared will not be accepted

Deliver artwork to the Kimbell Center between 11:00 am and 4:00 pm, Saturday, January 6 – Monday, January 8. Artwork will not be accepted if delivered outside of these times.

20% of sales goes to the Friends of JDSP; the Friends will handle sales transactions and pay the artists at the end of the show. Tax will be added onto the sales price

Artists are responsible for packaging and delivery of artwork to buyers if not local, including all financial arrangements for shipping

• Artwork pickup after show
All artwork must be picked up between 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Thursday, March 1 – Sunday, March 4

Artwork that remains in the center after that date will be donated to the Friends of Jonathan Dickinson State Park

If the artist cannot pick up the artwork, please contact the Kimbell Center and provide the name of who will – they will sign off on your work

Please contact the Kimbell Center if the pickup dates present an issue  For more information please contact the Kimbell Center, 561-745-5551 or email friendsjdsp@gmail.com

Jonathan Dickinson State Park, Kimbell Center, 16450 SE Federal Hwy, Hobe Sound, FL 33455

Friends of Jonathan Dickinson State Park Artwork Release Form Only one form is needed to cover all entries.
Complete if artist is under 18 years old.

Parent Name _________________________________________________________

Parent Signature ____________________________________________ Date __________________

Release by the Artist:

I do hereby make the following statements, release, assignments and assurances to Jonathan Dickinson State Park and the Friends of Jonathan Dickinson State Park, Inc.:
I certify that I (“Artist”) am the owner author of the artwork, and I have not assigned any of my rights associated with the artwork to any third party and have sole, complete and unrestricted authority to enter into this release and to grant the rights described in this release.

I release Jonathan Dickinson State Park and the Friends of Jonathan Dickinson State Park, Inc. from any liability whatsoever that arises from their use of the artwork except for uses that violate the terms and conditions of this release.

I hereby grant Jonathan Dickinson State Park and the Friends of Jonathan Dickinson State Park, Inc. the royalty-free and nonexclusive right to use and publish images of the artwork on their website or in publications in conjunction with this event. Jonathan Dickinson State Park and the Friends of Jonathan Dickinson State Park, Inc. also may use the artwork images in other publications such as their website, in park brochures, in magazines, or for other marketing, promotional, and educational uses with a credit including the © symbol and naming the artist (example – © John Doe). Jonathan Dickinson State Park and the Friends of Jonathan Dickinson State Park, Inc. recognize that the artist owns the image and copyright to the image and shall neither claim, nor exercise any ownership rights thereto. Photographs of the artwork may be shared with the media in conjunction with this event only while making the media aware of the copyright ownership and requesting that such media use the images in conjunction with the © symbol and photo credit as in the above example.

In the occasion that the artist’s work is chosen to be displayed in the Kimbell Center:

Artwork that is not picked up by the specified date in the Call to Artists will be donated to the Friends of Jonathan Dickinson State Park, unless otherwise arranged in writing by the Artist and the Friends of JDSP.

It is understood that artwork insurance shall not be provided by Jonathan Dickinson State Park or the Friends of Jonathan Dickinson State Park, Inc. and artwork insurance, if any, shall be obtained by the artist.

It is also understood that Jonathan Dickinson State Park and the Friends of Jonathan Dickinson State Park, Inc. shall at all times exercise ordinary care in providing protection to the artwork, but shall assume no responsibility whatsoever for loss, damage, or destruction to the artwork.

In consideration of the benefit accruing to the artist and to members of the public, the artist releases Jonathan Dickinson State Park and the Friends of Jonathan Dickinson State Park, Inc. from liability for such loss, damage, or destruction of the artwork.

Print (full name)______________________________________________________

Artwork Title(s) __________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________
Signature________________________________________ Date_______________

Friends of Jonathan Dickinson State Park Event Model release form

 

This form should be used if adults or children appear in your photograph and are recognizable; please use one form per person in the photograph.

Photo Release for Adults (18 and over)

I, being 18 years or older, hereby consent that the photographs in which I appear may be used by the photographer, Jonathan Dickinson State Park and the Friends of Jonathan Dickinson State Park, Inc., its assigns or successors, in whatever way they desire, including television without compensation. Furthermore, I hereby consent that such photographs shall be their property, and they shall have the right to sell, duplicate, reproduce, and make other lawful uses of such photographs free and clear of any claim whatever on my part in perpetuity.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereunto set my hand, in the State of Florida, this_________ day of __________, 20____ Signature_________________________________________________________

Name (Print)_______________________________________________________ Address___________________________________________________________ City____________________________________State________Zip____________

Photo Release for Minors (under 18)

I being Parent/Guardian of _________________________, hereby consent that the photographs for which he/she posed may be used by the photographer, Jonathan Dickinson State Park and the Friends of Jonathan Dickinson State Park, Inc., its assigns or successors, in whatever way they desire, including television without compensation. Furthermore, I hereby consent that such photographs shall be their property, and they shall have the right to sell, duplicate, reproduce and make other uses of such photographs free and clear of any claim whatsoever on my part or my child’s part, or by anyone who may claim by or through my child in perpetuity.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereunto set my hand, in the State of Florida, this__________ day of ___________, 2______
Signature of parent__________________________________________________

Name of child (print)_________________________________________________

Name of parent (print)________________________________________________ Address___________________________________________________________

City _________________________________State________ Zip_____________

 

 

For more information:Friends of JDSP:

 

https://www.friendsofjdsp.org

 

 

The Kimbell Center   561-745-5551

 


https://www.facebook.com/friendsofjdsp/

 

 

 

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Jonathan Dickinson State Park Announces “Arts & Crafts For FIREFEST” on October 21st. Artists, Artisans And Attendees Welcome!

The Friends of Jonathan Dickinson State Park announces “Arts & Crafts For Firefest” on Saturday, October 21st from 1 – 5 pm. The public is invited to this event and The Rickie Report is sharing details and a Call for Vendors!    Mark your calendars and enjoy the natural beauty in our own back yard!  Over 3,500 people are expected to attend!   Fire Fest is fun-filled, Halloween-themed family event educating the community about prescribed fire and fire safety awareness in Florida

 

 

 

16450 SE Federal Highway   Hobe Sound, FL

www.friendsofjdsp.org

 

 

 

 

FRIENDS  OF  Jonathan Dickinson State Park

INVITE YOU TO

“ARTS & CRAFTS For FIREFEST”

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21ST

1 – 5 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fire Fest is fun-filled, Halloween-themed family event educating the community about prescribed fire and fire safety awareness in Florida! This annual Fall event in meant to increase awareness and appreciation of the park’s unique flora and fauna, recreational opportunities, and rich natural history. While attending Fire Fest, visitors learn how prescribed burning preserves our urban interface, improves habitat for native wildlife and plant species, and replenishes the environment’s nutrients. Many of Florida’s plants and animals, including the iconic Scrub-jay, are dependent on prescribed fire.

During Fire Fest, two prescribed burn demonstrations are led by the Florida Park Service’s District Five Fire Team in full fire-gear and include the ignition of the fire, “brush” trucks ready to spray water, exposition of firefighting hand-tools, and Q & A during and after the burn demonstrations. Other fun activities include live music, roasting marshmallows around the campfire, flaming buckets, live animal demonstrations, arts and crafts, a Spooky Trail, and more! Swamp buggy rides, interactive hayrides, and an ultimate 4 in 1 bounce-house and obstacle course will also be available for additional fees. Inside the Kimbell Education Center, visitors will enjoy interactive exhibits, short films, and arts and crafts activities.

Contact the Kimbell Center for more details about Fire Fest, and learn how you can get involved too! Call 561-745-5551, or email libby.reinert@dep.state.fl.us.

For more information about this event, other events or how to become involved please visit:

www.friendsofjdsp.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

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