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August First Friday Art Stroll and Auction

August 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm The Local Artisan Collective
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Welcome to our ONLINE Art Stroll on August 7th 2020! We will be open for the Art Stroll from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Who is ready to have fun together? We are!! Join us in this fun Art Stroll on our Art Stroll Online Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/161121481876897/ Artist will be going live, talking with each other in this group, sharing art tips, playing games, doing giveaways and more. We will be featuring The Shark Shack and their amazing items that will be for sale. During the evening we will be showcasing free demo’s, doing giveaways, auctions and classes. Join us for a fun night!

THAT IS RIGHT, YOU CAN FIND US IN PERSON AT THE STORE & ONLINE!

LIVE AUCTION!
Keep your eyes open for a LIVE Auction Fundraiser for The Local Artisan Collective. Artist will be making beautiful art to raise funds for our COVID-19 relief efforts. The items will be auctioned off during the Art Stroll in our Art Stroll Group. Final bids will be 9:00 pm MST on Sunday. Find items from Our Children’s Earth, Earl J Talbot, Marygail Robinson Talbot, Galleon’s Gold Jewelry, Corexpressionz, Libbi’s Corner, Sew Sassy Clothing and Designs, Creativity Connects, Hurst’s Handblown Glass, Sago Adornment, Sunnie Bybee Payne, Paradise Farm Herbal Apothecary, Eliciar Studios, Michelle Wilkinson and Cody Wilkinson, The Shark Shack, B’s Beeautiful Things, Christina Miller from PoetFlow, Heather Musante, Allie Lumennan and more.

OUR FEATURED ARTIST THIS MONTH:
Joseph Eilander from The Shark Shack, I am 17 years old. I love animals, fantasy, Steampunk, drawing, wood-burning and all things’ art. I can’t remember a time I haven’t drawn, its just what I do.

I enjoy Zentangle its enjoyable and very relaxing and you really can’t mess it up. Its a doodle.

Animals fascinate me I love to study them, discover their traits, learn their habits and draw them. I would say reptiles and birds are my favorite to draw. All those scales and feathers. Lately I have been doing more fantasy and Steampunk. I love all those details. Dragons have all those scales going into the fantasy and Steam punk realms I can do alot more of my own things, things people haven’t seen before.

I sell my prints of my drawings. I draw in pencil then take it to the computer make it look the way I want it to look and then have printed. I find this gives me a lot of freedom as an artist and still sell my work at an affordable price. I have been going through making sure I have at least of one of each type of animal. If you don’t see something you like message me I would love to add more to my drawings.

My wood burnings are done for the most part on reclaimed wood. Pallets, wood siding old logs people are going to throw away, its all good and I am willing to work with what ever comes my way. I do use some new woods as people seem to really have enjoyed my wood spoons and boxes. Each piece is handcrafted and done freehand so even If I do a similar animal later each is original. The detail in these are so fun to do.

I love to teach classes. I love seeing people learn a new art. Most people don’t realize how fun this art can be. It is time-consuming as it is a slow art. My large pallet pieces can take 30 hours or more for me to do. I draw an outline in pencil of what I want to create as I have discovered that things move as you fill things in so an outline keeps things in proportion and where you want them. Then I Burn the wood just like you would draw with a pen or pencil. Its a lot of fun to see the animals come to life. With covid 19 I am starting to create Grab and Go kits for drawing, and I am trying to figure out a wood burning kit. I hope to add a drawing zoom class this Fall. I will be teaching how to draw by looking at a picture. I am excited for this class.

I have been selling my artwork for 7 years at local farmers markets and shows. At 12, I decided this is what I want to do with my life. I can’t imagine a life without art. I have been selling my art here at the Local Artisan collective for a little over 2 years, it has been an amazing experience learning all I can about promoting my business, learning social media and getting to know the most amazing people.

If you are by the shop when I am in say Hi I love to show people what I am working on.

Find their items in our store located at 2371 Kiesel Ave, Ogden, Utah 84401 in the Heart of Downtown Ogden on the South End of the Junction in the Creative Nine Rails District and online at localartisancollective.com/shop

LINE UP FOR THE NIGHT:
Find them at the store doing Demos:
6:00 to 9:00: Joseph Eilander from The Shark Shack will be doing a Woodburing Demo.
6:45 to 7:15: Sunnie Bybee Payne from SunnieBee Art will be doing a Watercolor Demo.

Facebook LIVE:
5:50 to 6:00: Jenny Rawson de Venegas from Aunt GGs will go live to tell everyone about the Live Auction and How to Enter.
6:00 to 6:30: Joseph Eilander from The Shark Shack will be showing off his new items. He plans to have a new collection of Fantasy and Steam punk pieces that will be debuted at the Art Stroll. He will also be celebrating Spider Fest this week and hopes to highlight some spiders at the Collective both Friday night and Saturday. Keep an eye out on Thursdays for live videos as he is making these pieces.
6:30 to 6:45: Mike Hurst from Hurst’s Handblown Glass will be demonstrating how to make Christmas Ornaments.
7:00 to 7:30: Brook Abrams Lyons from Affinity Photo Studio will be will be showcasing the winners of the teen photo contest and senior portraits. We are thrilled to see these talented teens!
7:30 to 8:00: Rene Venegas from Galleon’s Gold Jewelry will be doing a demo on how to make a ring with a stone.
8:00 to 8:30: Melinda Brimhall Greenwood from Made by Melinda will be making jewelry and showing how to use a flame to patina copper.
8:30 to 9:00: Joseph Eilander closes out for the night. He plans to wood burn an awesome project.

Instagram Online Art Stroll LIVE with Stephanie Howerton:
5:00 to 5:30: Joseph Eilander from The Shark Shack will be talking about and demoing his work live.
5:30 to 5:45: Rene Venegas and Jenny Rawson de Venegas from Galleons Gold Jewelry. He will do a demo on how to solder joints on jewelry, with an emphasis on rings.
5:45 to 6:00: Brook Abrams Lyons from Affinity Photo Studio will be showcasing the winners of the teen photo contest and senior portraits. We are excited to learn about these amazing teenager photographers.

GIVEAWAYS FOR THE NIGHT:
-From The Shark Shack a 8×10 matted photo fits a 11×14 frame. I will be giving away 1 for Instagram and 1 for each Facebook for a total of 3.
-Galleon’s Gold Jewelry will be giving away a copper bracelet on Facebook.
-Our Children’s Earth will be giving away an Upcycle This Art Kit on Facebook and Instagram. The winner can pick this up in the store.
-Made by Melinda will be giving away a pair of earrings.

Find our artist items on our website at localartisancollective.com/shop or if you see an item you like let us know and we will send you an invoice from the shop and the artist will ship it to you. We are also open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 12:00 to 3:30 and Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 12:00 to 7:00.

Venue

The Local Artisan Collective
2371 Kiesel Avenue
Ogden, UT 84401 United States

Organizer

Stephanie Howerton
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