Ken Elliott's Newsletter  Oct 2013

News for October:

It is that inspirational time of the year with the fall foliage everywhere. The painting below, As the Trees Glow was started some years ago and has been through numerous phases, all less than successful until this Fall. The surrounding colors outside the studio window provided the dramatic solutions.

The second oil, Snow on the Foothills was begun as a painting demonstation at my Denver art workshop earlier this year. It finished just as the first real snow arrived in Denver last week. It is interesting to see the heat and cool of these very different oils in the studio together. 

In 2014 I will be teaching two day "Making it Fine Art Workshops' February in GA, July in Alaska, with another in Denver at a date yet to be announced. Other workshops around the country are yet to be announced. More info

New Works:

As the Trees Glow
Oil on canvas, 48 x 60 inches
$9500 unframed

Snow on the Foothills
Oil on canvas, 20 x 60 inches
$4250 unframed

2013-2014 Art Workshops:

St. Simons Island, GA

Stillpoint Lodge, Halibut Cove, Alaska

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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