Wednesday, May 4, 2011

NYC Part Two

the whole experience of the new york art expo was a whirlwind
the building was filled with so many different artists
some appealing...some not so appealing
all in all it was a window into the world of art
and what appeals to the different personalities of our world

here are christina and i poking fun at her painting

there were some "live art" sessions during the weekend
christina was spotlight for one of those sessions
she did a session on encaustic painting

she involved the audience in the demo's
to give everyone who was interested in the session
a chance to participate and learn the technique

here is our friend amy from texas giving it a shot

the "altered art" canvas
if you would like to take a peek at a video from this session
go here

one artist's work that caught my eye was 
her paintings were so moving to me
and so romantic

i loved how she had her booth space set up
she had mannequins with her sketches as the dress
very unique


she was so kind to let me choose a 
sketch to take home as a keepsake
i chose the one below

love this

mannequins speak to me

after one long day we met up with the gals for a drink and dessert
so fun to catch up

on our last night there christina was invited to a cocktail party
that was being held at the Trump World Bar

we met this fellow "Sir Shadow"
he does amazing one line art
christina and i had the opportunity to chat with him
and we each came away with one of his pieces of art and a calendar
with his artwork and he was kind enough to take a photo with us too

here is his website

after all the excitement from the cocktail party
we met up with our texas/arizona gals for a late night snack
before we made the drive heading towards home

it was an amazing trip and i'm glad i got to tag along with christina
there is never a dull moment when i'm with that girl!


Suzi said...

Great memories, can't wait for ART CAMP!!!!

Charlene said...

Where in Texas does Amy live? I live in the DFW area.