Tag Archives: Visual Art Exchange

Link reciprocity- Watercolor Society of North Carolina

In the latest issue of The Palette Dispatch I wrote a brief article concerning linking to the Watercolor Society of North Carolina website from your artist website. Why would you want to do this? Though the search engine algorithm’s are top secret, the consensus among SEO (Search Engine Optimization) experts are several things will increase the relevance of your website… (more…)

Venice carnival mask- watercolor batik tutorial

Last night I finished a watercolor batik on rice paper of a masked person at Carnivale.  The image was shot years ago on a trip to Venice, Italy. Watercolor batik  is the process of painting on rice paper.  Melted paraffin wax creates a resist and protects the underlying layer from further paint.   When finished you iron the painting with newspaper… (more…)

Raleigh First Friday- June 7th

  Going to downtown Raleigh for First Friday art events? Stop by VAE to see my watercolor paintings in the Exchange Gallery. http://visualartexchange.org/galleries/exchange-gallery/ More info on VAE and other participating galleries can be found here: http://www.godowntownraleigh.com/first-friday-raleigh VAE is open from 6-9pm. Visit my etsy site for original paintings and giclees https://www.etsy.com/shop/RFoxWatercolors Sincerely, Ryan

Guest artist at The Sunflower Studio and Gallery in Wake Forest, NC- June 2013

In June I will have the honor of being the guest artist at Sunflower Studio & Gallery in Wake Forest, NC.  This is a beautiful gallery and I will be displaying many of recent works. http://www.sunflowerstudiowf.com/index.html In addition, I will have watercolor paintings at VAE (Visual Art Exchange) as one of the featured artists’ in the Exchange Gallery. If you… (more…)

Traditional Painters’ Forum- Raleigh, NC

The monthly Traditional Painters’ Forum at VAE (Visual Art Exchange) was a group I enjoyed attending when I decided to return to painting after a 14 year absence.  I went to several meetings last year when Dan Nelson headed the group.   Dan and other members of the group left to open a work studio & gallery in Cary- The Waverly… (more…)