Richard Amend’s paintings are visually arresting, mysterious equations of nature, architecture, and illumination all rolled into the stillness and clarity of singular, psychological moments in time. Additionally, in his career as a production designer in the film industry, involvement spans several decades and technologies, from rubber band special effects to computer generated imagery. Visit for a more comprehensive perspective on this artist’s range and accomplishments within multiple genres of art and design.
You are invited to stop by my studio this Saturday, July 13, from 10am to 3pm, during the OSA Second Saturday West End Open Studio Tour. I will be showing a wide range of work, from early glass tests to my currently in progress “Tiny Library”...
Title: The Weaving of it All 60" x 60" Oil on canvas Framed
Workshop offered with with Mariana Peirano Royuela
Art for Being: Intuitive Painting for Quieting the Mind
Art for Being INTUITIVE PAINTING FOR QUIETING THE MIND July 27 & 28, 2019 10 am - 2 pm come Saturday or Sunday or both! $45 each day includes materials and light snack What it’s all about . . . Intuitive painting or process painting is about forgetting the...
I love lost socks, not only for their sculptural qualities but because these little gems have gender, character and personalities. They reveal age and purpose while serving as metaphors for community. They show us that we are all the same and yet at the truly...
Do you ever get so bogged down in the big stuff that you forget that one small step starts the journey of a thousand miles? I am currently reading a book about Kaizen. The Japanese philosophy of taking the smallest possible step that you can take to move you incrementally toward your goal.
As a new OSA member I am keen to have the opportunity to open my studio for the Second Saturday event in July. In addition to paintings, I will be showing several sculptures from a new series of constructive projects. Steve Carter
Sketch of new painting for upcoming exhibition @ the Ojai Museum .. “A Guatemala Influence” Gayel Childress
Ojai Studio Artists are in the Logan Room at The Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts from July 6 – August 17, 2019.
Embark with Valerie Freeman for Artists & Collectors Rhine River Cruise,
August 18-25, 2019, Amsterdam to Basel, Sketch & Paint with Master Instructor Glenn Vilppu.