DEMONSTRATION: “Bugling Blues,” by Crystal Beshara

Crystal Beshara was one of the featured instructors at the 2019 SKB Artist Rendezvous & Workshop last Fall, and during the Quick Finish event, we surreptitiously photographed her progress and later asked her to fill out our notes on her painting process. The...

The Comfort Zone Riddle: Another Way SKB Is Unique

by Bob Bahr The Colorado artist was set up on Wagon Box Ranch, down the hill from the barns, with a twisting view by the curve in Warm Springs Creek, a few miles west of Dubois, Wyoming. He was an accomplished sculptor, house builder, and draftsman, but on that day,...

How to Draw a Winged Lion

by Bob Bahr “The difference between a manticore and a lion is that the manticore has wings.” So goes a conversation with Monte Moore, a newcomer to SKB with deep roots to SKB instructors. Moore specializes in “comics, gaming, pin-up and entertainment...

Angela Sauro Davis Invites You to Get Mailbox Money

by Bob Bahr Mailbox money. Does that sound like a good thing to you? The idea is that you have already done the artwork, now others are working to sell it in numerous places, and all you have to do is check your mailbox for your next check. It may not change your...

Winning Big for Small Work in Dubois

by Bob Bahr In the last couple of years, the people charged with the task of judging the Small Works show at the SKB Rendezvous & Workshop have publicly noted a serious uptick in the quality of the entries. They seemed flabbergasted by the level of work submitted...