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By Ani Amirkhanian | June 18, 2007
As artist Sang Young Bang gently dipped his brush into an oil palette, art enthusiasts sat watching his every move as he carefully brushed strokes of paint on his canvas. Bang demonstrated basic life drawing techniques during a workshop titled "The Art of Figure Painting" at the Forest Lawn Museum, on Sunday. "We are having this class because of our new exhibit," Matt Aaronson, the museum's educational program coordinator, said. "We make our workshops complement what we do in the museum."
August 22, 2000
Judy Seckler DOWNTOWN -- The public will have one more week to visit an exhibition of student artwork by the Atanian Art Center School in Glendale on display at the Glendale Central Library. The exhibition will be up until Saturday. It showcases work by 118 art students, including 200 works of oil paintings, water colors, drawings, clay and masks. The school at 6054 San Fernando Road has been giving students professional knowledge and artistic skills since its opening in 1994.
June 29, 2007
During the month of July, the artwork of Gloria Beyer will be on display at the La Cañada Library exhibit room at 4545 Oakwood. She spent many years as an art instructor at the high school level with L.A. schools. Having retired early, she now enjoys painting and displaying her oil paintings, water colors and collages. Although most of her works represent nature in a realistic style, she also paints people and abstract themes. She was the winner of the 2007 La Cañada's Rose Parade float contest.
October 26, 2006
Four artists exhibit at Descanso Gardens' Boddy House Gallery at 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge. through Nov. 26. Miriam Balcazar creates high- and low-fire ceramics and sculpture, Linda Fiedler is known for exotic watercolors, Linda DuPas and Frank Lennartz both specialize in plein air and studio oil paintings of nature. The Boddy House Gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily and entrance is free with $7 Gardens admission, $5 for seniors and students, $2 for children 5 to 12 and free for members and children 5 and under.
October 4, 2003
Brand Art Galleries this month is exhibiting paintings of the human body and a photography series called "Men in Tutus." Zhenya Gershman's "New Paintings" and Miriam Preissel's "Men in Tutus" series will be on display at the gallery through Oct. 18. Brand Art Galleries are at 1601 W. Mountain St. The galleries are free open to the public from 1 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 1 to 6 p.m. Wednesday and from 1 to 5...
August 14, 2002
Oil paintings, ceramics at Boddy House LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE -- Three new artists are on dis- play this month at the Boddy House Gallery at Descanso Gardens. Pen and ink drawings of landscapes by Joan Lindberg, ceramic pieces by Celeste Lewis and oil paintings by Joan Bruckner will be on exhibit until Aug. 29. The Boddy House Gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Descanso Gardens is at 1418 Descanso Drive. For more information, call 949-4200.
July 15, 2002
White tents, colorful balloons and hundreds of original paintings and works of art lined the 2300 and 2400 blocks of Honolulu Avenue on Saturday during the Montrose/Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce-sponsored Montrose Art Walk. Residents were able to look at paintings done by local and area artists and watch some artists at work with an empty canvas. Artists were also able to sell their paintings. Painting styles ranged from pastel prints of flowers, birds and beach scenes to the dark and brightly colored, cubist work of Douglas Tharalson.
November 30, 2007
  Ten Years Ago Jane Humphrey and her husband Bob, owners of Once Upon a Time bookstore in Montrose, were celebrating their 32nd year in business in 1997.   Twenty Years Ago About 140 entries were ready to participate in the 1987 city of Glendale Christmas Parade in Montrose, according to parade chairman Frank Roberts, owner of The Candletree gift shop. Grand marshal that year was Ginger Bremberg, then mayor of Glendale.   Thirty Years Ago “Christmas From Many Lands” was the theme of the 1977 annual Christmas Decorations Show at Decanso Gardens, planned and executed by volunteers of the Descanso Gardens Guild.
October 10, 2007
Send DATEBOOK items to Glendale News-Press, 221 N. Brand Blvd., 2nd Floor, Glendale, CA 91203 or fax to (818) 241-1975. Submissions must be received two weeks before publication. ? The Brand Library Art Galleries and the Associates of Brand Library & Art Center present ?Brand 36: 36th National Juried Exhibition, Works on Paper: Secrets & Confessions,? through Nov. 16 at Brand Galleries, 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale. The exhibit will include 87 works on paper in a variety of media.
September 20, 2004
Artists and art lovers took advantage of the sunny skies and warm temperatures to talk shop Saturday during the Montrose Art Walk. Artists took the opportunity to paint outdoors as prospective customers browsed oil and watercolor paintings, as well as spray-paint art and bronze sculptures along the south sidewalk of Honolulu Avenue. Pieces were priced from $2 for postcards to $1,000 for framed oil paintings. Artist Fred Chuang of Silver Lake, who had a fold-out table heaped with wrapped artwork and custom cards underneath a canopy, said the Art Walk is a great way to get face-to- face with customers, as well as a very cost-effective way to sell his art. Chuang, with his abstract spray-paint pictures on plastic, has taken part in Art Walk for the past two years.
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