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June 12, 2015
Paint 'plein air' with Brush and Palette Club
June 12, 2015 - 12:00am
September 10, 2014
JoAnn Almick of Villard studied a section of the garden while composing a preliminary watercolor sketch.
Photo by Lowell Anderson, Echo Press.
Embark on a Plein air painting adventure
September 10, 2014 - 12:00am
September 5, 2014
To create this piece of art, titled Sunset Birches on the Rise, watercolorist Kathy Braud used an elegant writer pen, which creates deep values of black. She will teach this technique and more at a workshop on Tuesday, September 16 and Wednesday, September 17.
Contributed photo.
Workshop to teach watercolor technique
September 5, 2014 - 12:00am
September 3, 2014
On Thursday, a live painting event was hosted at Cherry Street Books in Alexandria for the public to see first-hand, an artist’s creative process unfold. Painter Myron Sahlberg of Alexandria painted a portrait of Emma Reilly, 14, of Alexandria, while promoting a large-scale project set to be unveiled next spring at the Runestone Museum.
Amy Chaffins | Echo Press
Viking painting project begins soon
September 3, 2014 - 7:05am
Artists to paint gardens at maritime museum
September 3, 2014 - 12:00am
March 7, 2014
Watercolorist Kathy Braud will teach a two-day watercolor workshop March 18-19. She will teach some of the methods she uses in her own artwork, including in this watercolor painting titled Dancers Spring Glitz. (Contributed)
Watercolor workshop offered in Alexandria
March 7, 2014 - 12:00am
September 19, 2013
 “Vicky’s Farm,” a painting by Ellen Eilers, whose home and studio were originally located in Alexandria, was selected to be the cover art of Lake Region Review III. (Contributed)
Eilers’ painting chosen for cover of ‘Lake Region Review III’
September 19, 2013 - 1:52pm
July 24, 2013
Upcoming classes focus on painting and the solar system
July 24, 2013 - 12:00am
February 22, 2013
Artwork by JoAnn Almich, "Just Friends," inspired a section of whimsical, lighthearted music in Dr. Maurice Monhardt's Five Glimpses Into an Art Museum. (Contributed)
Pairing painting and music
February 22, 2013 - 12:00am
June 29, 2012
Brush and Palette Club to sponsor oil and acrylic workshop
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Carmel Ministries to host presentation of Esther
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
June 22, 2012
Paul Oman to paint mural at Mount Carmel Ministries during upcoming speaking engagements. (Contributed photo)
Paul Oman to paint at Mount Carmel
June 22, 2012 - 12:00am
Dewey and Judy Grove of Brandon have made a hobby out of crafting spearing decoys and other folk art. Dewey carves the pieces while Judy paints each item. The couple was featured as "Carver of the Year" at the Rudy Zwieg Decoy Show in Alexandria in 2011.

Photo by Echo Press.
A shared hobby
February 22, 2012 - 12:00am
December 10, 2010
Hastings authorities make arrest in vandalism, spray-painting case
December 10, 2010 - 2:48pm
September 3, 2010
Echo Press photo by Al Edenloff
Marion Szczesniak added a detail to the mural she completed Tuesday at the Miltona Magnet School's media center.
Firing up young minds for a new school year
September 3, 2010 - 12:00am