Christina Ramos will demonstrate The Golden “A to Z” of Acrylics at the August 15 meeting of the Santa Clarita Artists Association.
This event is free, open to the public and meets at 6:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 23630 Valencia Blvd.
This lecture packs in a ton of valuable information about acrylics, through the basics while opening up new possibilities. The audience will gain information about mineral and modern pigments; and how this relates to clean color mixing, glazing and the creation of fabulous new colors.
The lecture includes a review of grounds that create truly, contemporary surfaces for painting, drawing, pastel, digital printing and mixed media.
Ramos is a nationally recognized artist, specializing in figurative realism. Recently featured as an “Artist to Watch” in the January 2015 Issue of Southwest Art Magazine, her work has also been featured in the Best of Acrylic painting books “Acrylic Works Volume 2 and Volume 3” published by North Light Books. Shown throughout the United States, Ramos won awards from Max Ginsburg, Dean Mitchell, Tony Pro, and Kristin Hoerth.
Raised in a family of artists, craftsmen and musicians, Ramos’ talent was recognized at an early age. Although she studied architecture and interior design during college, it was not until she was home raising her four children that she began focusing on painting. She refined her skills in figurative painting at the Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art. Her innovative use of acrylic has made her a much sought after demonstrator and is an acrylic painting instructor at The Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art. She is currently representing Golden Artist Colors, Williamsburg Handmade Oils, and QoR Watercolor Companies.
Ramos’ work has been shown at the Museum of Latin American Art, San Diego Museum of the Living Artist, the Santa Paula Museum of Art, the International Museum of Contemporary Masters of Fine Art, the Pacific Asian Museum, the Santa Barbara Natural History Museum, the Pasadena Museum of History, and many galleries throughout the United States.
Ramos is an active member of the Portrait Society of America, National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society, International Society of Acrylic Painters and the California Art Club. Her work is held in many private collections in the United States and Europe. You can view her work on http://www.christinaramosart.com/index.php#.VxkeBeuzMss
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita's LifeForward Virtual Workshop entitled, “Awareness – Recognize Behaviors that Lead to Sexual Harassment-Assault! Emotional Impact for High School Students, College Students & Adults,” will be held Saturday, Sept. 11, from 10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed the first death due to the West Nile virus for the 2021 season in Los Angeles County. The patient, a resident of the eastern region of Los Angeles County, was hospitalized and died from WNV-associated neuro-invasive disease.
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 25 new deaths and 1,823 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 35,090 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. Additionally, Public Health announced that the Los Angeles County Health Officer Order will be modified today to require vaccination verification or a negative test prior to entry to all mega-events and event venues by Oct. 7.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance Wednesday that would require developers of various types of residential, commercial and industrial projects to provide public art in private developments in the amount of 1% of the building valuation or pay 1% of the building valuation toward a public art fund.
The Santa Clarita City Council received a brief report Tuesday about Camps Scott and Scudder, two Saugus facilities recommended by the Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council’s Juvenile Justice Realignment Block Grant Ad-Hoc Subcommittee in May to become the new homes of violent juvenile offenders in Los Angeles County.
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The atmosphere on the outdoor patio of the Holiday Inn Express in Valencia was fun and lively during the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Latino Business Alliance’s Hispanic Heritage Month event Wednesday evening.
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Supervisor Kathryn Barger has read a motion to accept a portion of Sloan Canyon Road near Castaic High School into the county system of highways in an effort to ensure roadway safety and prevent future crashes.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Station deputies are looking for the scoop after multiple Baskin- Robbins ice cream shops were burglarized overnight Tuesday, including two locations in the Santa Clarita Valley.