Sherry Loehr: You just never know…

Sherry Loehr: You just never know…

You just never know….Especially when you try something new. My new idea was to use an iPhone and computer to create printed images. I was curious. What could I make? Like everybody else these days, my phone is with me all the time. Click, click, click. I collect...
Lindsay Thomson: First Place at Ventura Fair

Lindsay Thomson: First Place at Ventura Fair

My photograph “Antique Car at Strasburg Railway Station” won first place in the Transportation Division of the Photography Exhibit at the Ventura County Fair last month! I hope to see you during the Ojai Studio Tours October 8-10. I have many, many photos...
Ray Harding: Painting won Best in Show 2018 Santa Paula

Ray Harding: Painting won Best in Show 2018 Santa Paula

This image of mine is a painting of the Amgen 17 leaders as they turned onto Montgomery Street from Creek Road.  They were pushing each other hard and thus were well ahead of the pack. This painting won Best in Show 2018 Santa Paula.
Inspired by travel: Morning Glories

Inspired by travel: Morning Glories

I love to get out in the world and travel. Being with people in other countries, hearing their languages and listening to their stories. It’s always good for opening my mind as well as inspiring my work. This painting of morning glories was inspired by some...
Filling the well called Inspiration: Mary Neville

Filling the well called Inspiration: Mary Neville

What is inspiration? Where is it? How is it harnessed from a swirl of subtle awareness, funneled into the narrow channel of conscious thought and pushed out as something tangible. I believe being present and savoring the moment are key ingredients of inspiration.   I...
Julie Grist: Pedaling Provence

Julie Grist: Pedaling Provence

Provence on bicycle. What a way to start traveling again – and luckily scheduled during Ojai’s heat wave of September.  No paints or easel, but a sketchbook was packed along with cycling gloves and sunglasses for a six day road tour on bike through one of...