Author Archives: SamekB

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New Subjects for Spring at Artist’s Network University

by Beth Samek, Online Education Manager with Artist’s Network University . The changes that the seasons bring mean a lot of opportunities for artists. Whether you’re interested in getting outdoors to paint to create or simply bring a few blossoms indoors to be your muse, new colors and subjects are plentiful. If you’re ready...

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Become a Teacher with Artist’s Network University

by Beth Samek, Online Education Manager Artist’s Network University is committed to developing and offering great courses that help students all over the world improve their own painting and drawing techniques, taking their creativity and skill to the next level. None of this would be possible without our great team of instructors. They create...

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Student Art Show at Artist’s Network University

by Beth Samek, Online Education Manager I’m happy to return to the Artist’s Network blog this week to share some additional pieces from students in our courses at Artist’s Network University. Our courses include a wide variety of subjects, media and approaches and each student interacts with instructors to advance and improve their own...

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Student Showcase at Artist’s Network University

by Beth Samek, Online Education Manager New classes start each week at Artist’s Network University. Covering a wide variety of media and subjects, these classes attract students of all skill levels and backgrounds from around the world. With guidance and instruction from our expert instructors, students create great work that really shows what’s possible...

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A Small Medium Goes Big!

With new courses being added all the time, we are excited to have Suzanne Day and Debora Stewart heading our pastel department! We have several pastel options coming up, all of them featuring exciting color and great techniques. If you love working in your home or studio as your schedule allows then any one...

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Taking the Next Step in Art

by Beth Samek, Online Education Manager It’s a great feeling when you start to get in a groove, techniques become easier and easier and we start to feel the anxiety about what once intimated us fall away. When you’re ready to take that next step from beginner to beyond; that feeling can sneak back...

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Springtime at Artist’s Network University

by Beth Samek, Online Education Manager March has arrived, and as we near closer to the end of winter, we are already seeing the beginnings of spring! Here in Colorado we’re starting our wild swing into the warmer months, with one day dumping snow and the next, a perfect Bluebird day! And those beautiful...

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What We’re Thankful For at Artist’s Network University

At Artist’s Network University we’re thankful for each of our students, people from around the world trying something new or furthering their education in their favorite medium. We’re also thankful for our instructors; fantastic artists in their own right all of whom take the time to answer questions each week, provide insight and guide...

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DIY Holiday Gift Ideas | Artist’s Network University

I love giving (and receiving) unique artistic gifts during the holidays and there are plenty of places to find great tutorials and ideas (did someone say Pinterest?). But if you’re looking for something that gives you more guidance and feedback and fewer filtered photos as you create your work, then the 2-week holiday sessions...

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Everything is New in Fall at Artist’s Network University

Leaves are turning and Fall is here, but rather than winding down we’re busy adding new courses to our calendar at Artist’s Network University. At ANU we’re always looking for great new courses and instructors and we’re excited to say that in the past year we’ve added lots of both! Just next week we...