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Birch Trees Inspired by Lisa Congdon

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“Art-making is a process of experimentation.”

-Lisa Congdon

Lisa Congdon is an American illustrator and fine artist.  She was raised in New York and California.   Lisa Congdon is a self-taught artist who did not begin her artistic career until she was 33 years old. She is best known for her colourful vibrant paintings, collages and illustration work.  Her work is most often themed around her passion for nature, geometrics and folk pattern.

Students were inspired by her success and it was enlightening to see the different career opportunities available to artists at this time. We used soft pastels to create our winter wonderlands….

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Forest Energy

“Art-making is a process of experimentation.”

-Lisa Congdon

Oakland, California based artist, Lisa Congdon inspired our energetic forest scenes. Lisa Congdon is a self-taught artist who began her artistic career when she was 33 years old. Lisa Congdon is best known for her colourful vibrant paintings and collages.  Her work is most often themed around her passion for nature, geometrics and folk pattern.

We used a tape resist and a scraping technique to fill our paper with forest energy…

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