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July 29 - 31 and August 5 - 7, 10AM - 5PM!
Please join us August 10 for a special presentation by:
Sandy Allie, Sculptor of the Human Figure
"The clay sketch from live model - How to come prepared for the short pose".
Wednesday, August 10, 6:00 to 8:00pm at the
South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd. This presentation is sure to intrigue, inform, and inspire everyone who attends!
Sandy Allie: I am a sculptor of the human figure. Clay studies and drawings from life are the basis to my work as well as observation and understanding of humanity. I began studying Art History and Studio Arts in 1987 at Lake Tahoe Community College after retiring from the business world and soon found my passion in sculpture.
My preference is to work from life whenever possible. While working with the model I attempt to bring out qualities that make this individual special. Characteristics like crooked fingers on weathered hands or the graceful contour of a fleshy hip are what I might emphasize or even exaggerate as they are clues that help tell the story. Often the personality of the sculpture comes from the energy the model brings to the work. And then later, long after the he or she has left the studio, the sculpture and I become free to begin our own dialogue and I am free to sculpt my response to the pose and how it makes me feel. At some point a transition occurs when the sculpture takes on its own personality. This is wonderful and exciting as it becomes my challenge to discover what the sculpture wants to say and then allow the medium to direct my hands. I feel the sculpture is finished only when it conveys a soul of its own.
10th Annual Artist Studio Tour
July 29 - 31 and August 5 - 7, 10AM - 5PM!
The Map and Brochure are ready for viewing and/or download! Click Here!
The Studio Tour Brochure and Map are now Available!
Look for the printed Brochure and Map in the Tahoe Tribune on Fridays July 27 and August 5. Brochures will also be available around town at various businesses and at the Tahoe Art Leauge Art Center, 3062 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe.
View it now Online
Click to view the Brochure page by page on this website.
Click to download the Brochure PDF file. This does not have the map.
Click to download only the Map as a PDF file.
Don't miss this exciting event! The Tahoe Art League’s Artist Studio Tour is an extraordinary self-guided art tour event that occurs each year on the last weekend of July and the first weekend in August.
There are numerous open studios to visit with either individual artists or artist collectives showing their work and working spaces offering a unique glimpse into why we are the Arts Destination of Lake Tahoe.
These artists are diverse and work in many media including glass, photography, jewelry, painting, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture and drawing. Every space will surprise you with something different.
Win Passport Prizes in our FREE Drawing!
What are Passport Prizes? There are over 25 fabulous prizes in our Passport drawing! To view the Passport Prizes, Click here.
To enter, you will receive one ticket for each 10 Studios that you visit and have that Studio stamp your copy of the Brochure, on the back page. Also, you will receive 1 ticket for each $100 that you spend at any Studio or at the Tahoe Art League Art Center and Gallery, 3062 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA. Tickets must be turned in at any of the Studios or the Art Center by 5pm on August 7.
If you would like to print your own Passport form, Click here to download the Passport form (PDF)
Please invite your friends!
AND! Please join us at our monthly General Meeting
Our General Meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, at the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd.
August 10 features Sandy Allie, sculptor of the human figure. Sandy's presentation,
The clay sketch from live model - How to come prepared for the short pose
is sure to intrigue, inform, and inspire everyone who attends!
6:00 - 6:30 pm Social and refreshments. Includes potluck snacks. Please bring an item if you would like.
6:30 - 7:00 pm Business meeting.
7:00 - 8:00 pm Presentation.
Show and Tell: Please bring in an artwork of yours to share with the group!
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