Video Recording of Movie Posters
This session was on Movie Posters—the art that draws you into the movies. Movie posters have been around since 1870 and started in Paris. Each decade they evolved into more complex ideas. The 30s reflected Art Deco. The 60s featured teen idols and beach movies. The...
Tribute to Mort Solberg 2022
A small initial remembrance of Mort Solberg, our dear friend, artist buddy, master artist, fabulous instructor, and long time board member of the Susan Kathleen Black Foundation.
The Story of Charles Goodnight
Artwork by Lee Cable Narration by Jim Hodges, cowboy, author, & historian
A Generous Donation from James E. Parkman
The Bryan Museum is thrilled to accept a generous donation from James E. Parkman of 13 paintings created by artist Lee Cable as a permanent gift to the Museum. This portfolio of stunning oil paintings details the life and story of famous cowman and plainsman Charles...
SKB Leads the Way With Online Art Education
by Bob Bahr For a moment last April, the 19th edition of SKB's Dubois workshop seemed on the verge of cancellation because of the pandemic affecting the United States. But the brain trust behind the Susan Kathleen Black Foundation figured out how to present the art...
22 (More) Reasons to Attend the Online SKB Workshop
For 19 years, you had to travel to Wyoming (or, the first year, to Colorado) to reap the benefits of the Susan Kathleen Black Workshop. Attendees loved the relative isolation of Dubois, Wyoming, which fostered a convivial, family atmosphere of learning. Well, the...
Paul Jackson: Look More Closely to See the Illusion
Watercolorist Paul Jackson will show SKBers how he incorporates Surprising elements into his pieces during the Dubois workshop in September.
Michael Shane Neal: Always Excited and Ever Searching
Although it will be Michael Shane Neal’s first time at the SKB workshop, his ties to the organization are surprisingly deep.
Courage & Encouragement
A new book by Rosie Hartmann and longtime SKBer Terry Stanley offers courage and encouragement to artists who feel stuck or feel like they have not met their potential.
DEMONSTRATION: “Bugling Blues,” by Crystal Beshara
Watch how Canadian watercolorist Crystal Beshara paints a bugling elk in this step-by-step painting demonstration.
The Comfort Zone Riddle: Another Way SKB Is Unique
It helps to be in your comfort zone when you want to go outside your comfort zone. Read the SKB explanation for this.
Cincinnati, the Great Auk, Audubon, and a Man Named Ruthven
What’s all the squawk about the Great Auk? Read all about it, and put Cincy on your travel list.
How to Draw a Winged Lion
Monte Moore can paint anything from a Star Wars Stormtrooper to a Solbergesque elk. Here’s why he came to SKB’s 2019 Artist Rendezvous & Workshop, in Dubois, WY.
Angela Sauro Davis Invites You to Get Mailbox Money
Who doesn’t like to get checks in the mail? Licensing expert Angela Sauro Davis explains how artists can get paid for the use of the work–even pieces done long ago.
Winning Big for Small Work in Dubois
Who won at the Small Works exhibition in Dubois, Wyoming?
John James Audubon’s Flamingo
Although Audubon’s poses are sometimes not convincingly naturalistic, they do have a sense of the quick about them. These birds were alive, and became alive again in Audubon’s drawings.