Creativity is that illusive quality we all possess because we are human. Yes all of us! You might say, “I’m not creative.” I don’t believe it, not for a minute. Creativity does not mean you have to actively paint, draw, compose or play music, or write. Yes of course-- those are all creative endeavors, and [...]
I am so honored and appreciative to be featured in the Winter 2015 issue of California Homes Magazine. You can view the entire profile by clicking HERE. Thank you for taking a look at the article. It's exciting to be sharing my work at a broader level. All my best for a very healthy and [...]
Art from Scrap here in Santa Barbara, CA, asked me to teach a class for their new series of Adult Art Workshops. Join me next Thursday, October 16th, from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm for my class titled: Exploring Symbolic Drawing. Discover how to draw in an abstract and non-representational manner, tapping into inner symbols [...]
It has been one year since I began a painting mentorship with Bay area artist; Nicholas Wilton NicholasWilton.com. The mentorship in painting ended in December of 2013. I’ve been painting on my own these past few months without Nick’s guidance. Despite the fact that I've been painting nearly all my life, the mentorship has challenged me to [...]
My studio is converted from a former horse and goat barn. Now I call it the Art Barn. I love painting in here on rainy days, which puts me in a very creative mood. Frequent visitors are my cat, BlueBoy, and dog, Stan. The Art Barn is nestled in beautiful Santa Barbara, California. Contact [...]
Winter Solstice Greetings! I'm launching my new website today and want you to take a look at what I've been up to in 2013. New Work - Jumping Jacks Encaustics - Happy Space Please visit KarenLehrer.com to see my recent artwork. Warmest wishes to you on this shortest day of the year. All [...]
Isn't this color combination beautiful? These complimentary (opposite) colors so vibrant in the natural world. You can't make up colors like this. I was just on a trip to New England to see the colors of autumn, which is so inspirational for a Californian.