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Arts & Autism: The Fine Art of Being the Difference

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By Suzanne Eisinger Photography by Christian Lee Pink Magazine Sophia Townes didn’t set out to become an advocate for families with autism. On the contrary, the native South Carolinian’s love of French culture and language led her to places and pursuits far removed from her hometown of Barnwell. Even after marrying her high school sweetheart […]

Artists In the Making January 7-February 3

Bluffton High School Art Students

The Society of Bluffton Artists Presents Bluffton High School Art Department Exhibition Art exhibition from January 7-February 3 and Opening Reception from 3-5 p.m. January 13 Three Bluffton High School art students will display drawings, photography and paintings at The Society of Bluffton Artists (SoBA) gallery from January 7-February 3. An opening reception is scheduled from […]

Learning or Improving Acrylic Painting January 10-11 with Mary Ann Ford

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Learning or Improving Acrylic Painting 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Jan. 10-11 $85 for members  $90 for non members Instruction will take you from beginner to intermediate painter by improving your skill in color mixing and composition/perspective.  One-on-one instruction. Bring a photo from which you will complete a painting.  Also may choose from a file of […]

One-Day Studio Oil Painting Workshop January 15 with Terry Brennan

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One-Day Studio Oil Painting Workshop Low Country Painting With Terry Brennan 9 a.m. to 4 p.m January 15 $80 Members  •  $90 Non-Members This workshop will demonstrate techniques used in creating a  Lowcountry marsh landscape utilizing students photographs. The class will begin with a painting demonstration by Terry, incorporating the basics of color, value, perspective, […]

Improving or Expanding Trompe L’Oeil Painting January 31 with Mary Ann Ford

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Workshop on Improving or Expanding Trompe L’Oeil Painting 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. January 31, 2019 Cost: $80/$90 It is French term, meaning “trick the eye”, (pronounced tromp loy) and is a time-honored skill that has goes back in history.  It’s a bit challenging, but fun to create.   Make a “window” or “niche in the […]

SoBA Joins Forces with Lowcountry Autism Foundation

SoBA donates Center for Creative Arts building to Lowcountry Autism Foundation

Local Non-Profits Offer Free Art Therapy Classes to Beaufort County Children Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder   Local children who have been affected by autism spectrum disorder will have the opportunity to take free art therapy classes in January, thanks to The Society of Bluffton Artists’ (SoBA) donation of the Center for Creative Arts building next […]

Three-Day Studio Oil Painting Workshop May 14-16 with Dan Graziano

Three-Day Studio Oil Painting Workshop May 14-16 with Dan Graziano

Painting from a Photo Reference 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with lunch break from noon to 1 p.m. May 14-16, 2019  |  Dan Graziano  |  $475 for non members and $450 for members This three-day studio workshop will discuss techniques to quickly transfer the important elements of a reference photo to the canvas to create an artistic painting […]

Linoleum Printmaking Beginner I — Jan. 21 and 28 with Paige Byrne

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  9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. January 21 and 28 • Cost: $120 members, $135 non-members Soft-Kut linoleum printmaking will cover the basics of carving Linoleum blocks for printmaking. The Linoleum material is much like an eraser so that makes for smooth carving. A selection of linoleum cuts will be provided in sizes 3x3inch, 3inch […]