Ken Elliott's Newsletter  Nov 2013

News for November:

It is the month for Thanksgiving. I am very grateful for those that have graciously brought my works into their homes and purchased them for their corporate collecitons. I'm happily busy with new commissions and exploring new images.

Recently a selection of my works were reproduced as tapestries. It's always interesting to see reproductions done in various ways. Last year a hospital enlarged some of my pastels to cover portions of entire corridors. It was an amazing look. Other works have been printed onto aluminum substrates so they can be used in outdoor settings.

Just for fun, here's a video (below) from the Sands Springs Ranch in Alberta, Canada. I had a wonderful time being hosted by the owners Ty and Janice Shelton. They have large organic farm with livestock. I had a great time and they 'let' me feed the pigs. What a well-behaved group of piggies. Did I mention their amazing carrots?

In 2014 I will be teaching two day "Making it Fine Art Workshops' February in GA, July in Alaska, and Denver in February 22-23. Other workshops around the country are yet to be announced. Ken also gives private and closed group lessons. More info

Grateful notices:

Heat in the Back of the Forest
Oil on canvas, 48 x 60 inches
Private collection, Cincinnati, OH
Exhibited: Steamboat Springs Center for Visual Arts, CO

 Images as tapestries:

Cloud Fragment
Tapestry 53 x 40 inches

A few of Ken's works have been reproduced as tapestries and are available from a number of online retailers like All Posters

The slightly famous piggie video:

A fun little video I posted on Youtube from the Sand Springs Ranch, Alberta Canada. Nothing fancy here, just some happy, pigs. 

2013-2014 Art Workshops:

Just announced: Denver: Feb 22-23

St. Simons Island, GA  Feb 2014

Stillpoint Lodge, Halibut Cove, Alaska  July 2014

More 'Making it Fine Art' Workshops are scheduled for 2014 at two beautiful sites: St. Simons Island, GA in February and in July at the Stillpoint Lodge, Halibut Cove, Alaska. Plans are in the works for two-day formal painting and pastel workshops in Denver, Cape Cod, Ventura County, CA and New York. If you are interested in joining or want me to teach in your area, please let me know and we'll plan a great event. Two-day workshops, $265. In the Workshops, we will be discussing strategies for making fine art and taking your art to the next level. Complete Georgia and Alaska workshop information will be posted on my website soon. More info

Private Lessons: I have really enjoyed giving private lessons over the years as well. It is casual, focused and fun. There will be a big result. Give me a call and we'll discuss what works best for you.

My American Landscapes book:

Thank you for making my hardback book so popular! American Landscapes (hardback $115), is now available as an i-book/download on Apple devices for $9.99. (others devices may be available in the future.) More info below.

Ken Elliott book, American Landscapes

This book reprises 21 years of my works in oil, pastel, monotype, etching and collage.
Large coffee table hardback version, 11x 13 inches, 94 color pages with essays.
Signed giclee print of the cover image: $150 or just order the book for $115.
Now available as an i-book/download on Apple devices for $9.99.
You can preview the complete book and how to order your electronic or hardback versions from my website.

My Blog, For the Color

Want to follow along in my studio? Come across some interesting art bits and intriguing posts from elsewhere? Check out my artist's blog: For the Color and on the right of the blog under Followers, click Join this Site.  Right now you can view vintage videos of Renoir, Degas, a Piet Mondrian video montage, comments about my works and observations about some museum artworks from my recent NY trip.

View my newest artworks:
This monthly newsletter is the best way to stay up to date with my new works and events. To see all the oils only available my studio, visit my In the Studio webpage. You can also follow me on Facebook and go more in depth with my blog, For the Color. To view the total of my works in all media and in all my galleries, go to

Thank you for your interest!


Ken Elliott artist and author


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