2019 - Accomplishments To date

On To 2019 - But We Haven't Forgotten 2018

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See our downloadable 2018 Yearbook file with lots of photos and information about last year.  

Download Our 2018 Yearbook

Masters Class 2 - Denney Neville - January 11 & 12

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Workshop Images

Annual Membership Meeting & Potluck Luncheon - January 26

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Event images

Exploring Watercolor Painting on New Surfaces - February 16

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workshop images

Runners to Dye For - February 23

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Workshop Images

Painting with Palette Knives - Mar 2

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Painting with the Masters #2

Instructor: E. Denney NeVille

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The Cody Country Art League is pleased to be working with the Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sale committee to offer workshops with their artists.  This presents a great opportunity for artists in Cody Country to take workshops with well known artist-instructors without having to travel long distances.  This series is open to all area artists, whether they are CCAL members or not.  


* * * * * * * *   Masters #2  * * * * * * * *   

Friday, January 11th - 6pm to 8pm - Orientation & Setup
Saturday, January 12th - 9am to 5pm - Instruction & Painting
Cost for Class:  Non-Members $150, Members $135.
Stop by our Gallery or call 307-587-3597 to register.
Act soon as this class will fill up quickly.

To see examples of Denney's artwork, use this link to go to his website - http://nevillefineart.com/


You can download the materials list below.  If you are in need of anything,  Gestalt Studios in Powell has most if not all the art materials for this class.  Please support this important local business  if possible.  They are a great group and willing to help us with supplies for all of our future classes and workshops. 

Materials List for Workshop

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The idea of a noon potluck luncheon meeting was a success!

We had 28 people there and the food was just great.  The Board went over tentative plans including the schedule, ideas for some new initiatives and asked for questions and comments from the members.  This resulted in some great discussions and ideas.  Some of the latter can be implemented soon, while others are a bit beyond our present capabilities.  The Board was delighted to have such really active participation by the members.

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And there was more . . . . .

Three upcoming workshop instructors outlined the content of and the benefits their attendees would receive from their classes.  Jody Horvath provided the same for several other planned workshops.


Next, the meeting minutes will go out to the entire membership and more complete outlines of the new initiatives will also go out asking for signups.  If sufficient are received, these will be gradually implemented.


    

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Exploring Watercolor Painting on New Surfaces

Explore Compelling and Unique Alternatives to Painting Watercolors on Traditional Art Papers

This workshop will be taught by professional artist Elizabeth N. LaRowe.  The class is designed for artists who have some watercolor experience.  She will demonstrate and teach techniques, processes and share her unique finishing techniques that eliminate the need for artwork framed with glass. 


Ms. LaRowe holds a B.F.A. degree from the University of Denver and a M.A.T. from the University of Wyoming. Retiring after teaching many years, she knows how to present information in a concise clear manner.  


  • Saturday, Feb 16th from 9 am to 4 pm
  • In the CCAL Classroom
  • The cost for the class is $95
  • Some supplies are included in the cost.
  • Plan to bring a lunch.

To Register or For More Information Contact the Art League Gallery

Phone: (307) 587-3597

or Email us at art@codycountryartleague.com

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Runners to Dye For

Transform a Plain White Table Runner Into a Work of Art

 Marie Shirley-Jones from Red Lodge will be here to guide us through a dyeing process that ensures success. Students will paint thickened dye onto fabric and also use dry dye for an exciting twist. 


There will be lots of stencils and printing blocks to assist you, or you can come with a plan of your own.  You will take your runner home at the end of class, where you will rinse it five days later.  The permanently dyed runner can be washed in your machine for years to come.  No previous artistic experiences necessary.


  • Saturday, February 23rd from 10 am to 2 pm  
  • In the CCAL Classroom
  • The cost is for the class is $75 
  • The runner, dyes, etc. will be supplied and are included in the cost.
  • Plan to bring a lunch.

To Register or For More Information Contact the Art League Gallery

Phone: (307) 587-3597

or Email us at

art@codycountryartleague.com


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Painting with Palette Knives

Having Trouble Getting Knife Edges with Your Brush? Use a Knife!

Karen Petrovich will be the instructor.  Learn new and innovative techniques to add depth and interest to oil paintings.  Make very narrow straight or curved lines, swatches of thin to thick paint that cast minute shadows - there is much to be gained by employing this oft overlooked toolset.  Let this course take you way beyond just mixing your colors!


Karen will also discuss framing techniques and the types of frames to use with different types of artwork.   


  • Saturday, March 2nd from 10am to 4pm
  • In the CCAL Classroom
  • The cost for the class is  $75
  • Plan to bring a lunch.

To Register or For More Information Contact the Art League Gallery

Phone: (307) 587-3597

or Email us at

art@codycountryartleague.com