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‘Full Moon II’ Giclée

Museum quality giclée of an oIl painting of a bright yellow and white full moon behind leaves and branches set in a violet evening sky.

Robyn Comfort was inspired to write about this piece. You can read her poem ‘Sugar Moon’ and her thoughts about this artwork on Artful Awareness.

Museum quality giclées of this piece and more are available for purchase on this site and affordable prints and other artful reminders are available on the Artful Awareness shop.

Here are a few examples of the museum quality giclées:

Time Lapse Painting Study

    Working on studies for a figurative landscape painting commission. Here’s one in time lapse. The study:


    Still Life




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    Carter Fife portrait painting progression



    Here Now: Notecards!

      Original paintings are one-of-kind. so are exclusive to the one collector who has acquired the piece. I’ve always wanted to make art that is available to anyone who appreciates it and would like to enjoy it in their home or office.… Read More »Here Now: Notecards!

      Color Mixing – A Jump-Start Oil Painting Workshop for You!

      Peggy Cotton Feel in Blue

      July 31 — August 02, 2015

      Have you ever struggled to mix the color you want? This is a painting workshop for you!

      We’ll be:

      • Creating a mixing chart
      • Painting a still life based using the color chart

      If you are a beginner or a just like to dabble, and you want to learn more; you want to learn the basics, then this workshop is for you!

      Have you ever found yourself admiring a painting and then wondering: How did they make that color? Do you ever feel frustrated while figuring out how to mix the exact color you want? Do you want a simple and easy method for mixing the correct color consistently? This is the workshop for you.

      In this beginner workshop you will learn how to keep yourself organized by setting up and using your palette efficiently. You will learn exercises in creating color harmonies, use of grayscale, how to work with contrasts and color temperature.

      These simple tried and true techniques will allow you more freedom in your painting process and faster results!

      You’re invited to join in the fun of bringing your artistic side to life!

      Please bring:

      • Your favorite paint colors including Titanium White
      • Paint box or paint pallet pad (okay)
      • Primed canvas at least 10 x 15 inches (Canvas pads are OK)
      • Princeton Paintbrushes, sizes 8 and 12 Flat
      • Painting knives (2) small and medium size
      • Roll of 1/4 inch masking tape
      • Kneaded Eraser
      • Gamsol odorless thinner
      • Paper towels and/or rags
      • Apron or smock
      • Gloves, if you like

      Please click the Purchase button to the right to register online.

      Bring yourself and wear your apron and comfortable clothes.

      About the instructor: Peggy Cotton has been a Bay Area Painter for ten years. She has been commissioned by art lovers in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Oakland, Alameda, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, and Nassau, Bahamas. Her work has been exhibited at The Museum of Modern Art, The Art Institute of Boston, Frank Bette Center for the Arts, Aroma’s Restaurant, Alameda Towne Center, ArtWorks Studio and Berkeley Fine Art Studio.

      Sign up and register online now. (Class size is limited)

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      Sawtooth Building
      Studio 40, 933 Parker Street
      Berkeley, CA [map]
      July 31 — August 02, 2015
      Friday, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
      Introduction & Shared Minds
      Saturday, 9:30am – 4:30pm
      Preparing for First Brush on Canvas
      Sunday, 9:30am – 3:30pm
      Paint Your Painting

      Use any card, PayPal optional

      Examples of commissioned paintings and portraits.