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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

The Ups and Downs of the Art World


this stair way caught my eye as something I wanted to paint.  It is in a local gallery in Chicago.

Friday, September 7, 2018

Mill workers

14" x 21"

I love the excitement that goes on in the steel mills.  Maybe that is why my husband has been working in them for  about 45 years.  

Thursday, September 6, 2018

In the Summer Time

14" x 21"

On a summer stay-cation we went to an Indiana State Park.  It was a lovely afternoon to get inspired....

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Video of my show at the visitor's center

My show at the Visitor's Center is running through Sept. 22 in Hammond, Indiana.  There are two photographers in this show too, Matthew Kaplan and Tom Hocker.  I have 48 watercolors of Chicago and Industry.  

Go to my Face Book page and look for Kathy Los-Rathburn and there you can see my video of my Chicago paintings.  Let me know what you think.  The show runs through Sept. 22 but will run on my FB forever.  lol.

Friday, August 31, 2018

acrylic/ workshop ...purple fall

9" x 12"

watercolor classes begin next week.  Summer is officially over after this weekend.  So sad.  Bit fall is just around the corner.

An acrylic workshop is planned for Friday, Sept. 28 from 6 till....It is fun doing a few small acrylics for a change.  My students seemed to like the change, too.  

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Dog's Best Friend

12" x 9"

Two weeks ago I was in a local art fair.  Not a good weekend weather-wise for an art fail....so much rain....they even had to move my tent and display on Sunday since it was under 2" of water.   We had a few hours when it didn't rain on Sunday and some people wadded out. This is one of my students, Jodi, and her gals.  I took some photos and then did this for the Daily Paintworks Challenge.


10" x 14"

I felt like painting a little fall...but I do not want summer to leave us.  It is so sad that the schools begin classes in about 2 weeks.  Bring back fall semesters that begin after Labor Day.