Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Book News!

Hello everyone! It's been awhile, but I (Bexter) am back to update you with some amazing news. Ora's art book is scheduled for printing in September, which means it'll be available to all of you before the end of the year! 
(Hopefully. Things can always run amiss in these situations.)
Ora has been working with TSE Worldwide Press for almost a year now, going over the prints, ensuring the colors will be as vibrant as they are in person, and preparing to publish her first book.
We'd like to offer a HUGE thanks to owner Sarah Tse, April and Emylie for committing so much time and effort into making sure that this book is everything Ora ever dreamed of.
The cover has been approved! We are so excited to get our hands on that first copy!

In other news:
This painting is almost complete!
Ora is putting the final touches on as we speak.

Another of Ora's latest work, Inspiration, is complete!
 On the way...
Done! We're hoping to have prints of these by the Palo Alto show at the end of August.
Close up detail.

And last but not least, Ora is the featured artist for the Arts in the Park in Ventura Harbor!
Saturday, August 18th and Sunday, August 19th
10am to 5pm
Ventura Harbor Village on the main lawn
1583 Spinnaker Drive
Ventura, California
Booth #: 4 and 4A

We hope to see you there!

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

San Diego Show!

Greetings to all! As many of you may know by now, Bexter has left the building! While I won't be with Ora at any more shows, I'll still be posting the blog and updating Facebook once in a while, so I'll be sure to keep in touch!

For now - here's info for our upcoming show in San Diego this weekend!!!

We would love to see you

Art Walk San Diego
When: April 28-29 Sat-Sun
11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Where: Little Italy
Downtown San Diego, CA
Booth: #136, 138
On Beech Street between
Kettner Blvd. and India St.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Nectar Update and Show Info!

Ora's been working like crazy on both the book and her new original painting, Nectar.
An up-close detailing the glass...
Ora's still making adjustments to Nectar, until it tells her that it's finished and ready to be shown! We'll let you know the first show that it's available.

Speaking of shows....

Fountain Hills Art Festival
February 24th, 25th and 26th
10am to 5pm
Avenue of the Fountains
Fountain Hills, Arizona
Booth #: C21, C22

We can't wait to see your smiling faces!

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Palm Springs Chaos!

As many of you in Palm Springs may have realized, Ora and I (Bexter) weren't in attendance at the last show. After last year's extremely wonderful show that had beautiful weather, we decided that we got lucky and didn't want to risk ruining that great experience. Apparently, we made a good decision...
(Video credit to Lungala) A lot of artists lost precious works of art and their booths. One even had that tree that you see in the video come down ON HIS VAN! We're so glad that no one was hurt!

Ora and I have been extremely busy working on her art book. Edits, re-edits, new drawings and photoshop have been in overdrive over the past months. As a result, this blog and progress reports have been lacking. To make up for it, here's a little sneak peak on the progress of Nectar.
There'll be another update coming up later this week since Ora's been working on it since I snapped this picture on Saturday morning.

Our next show isn't until the end of this month, so keep an eye on the blog and we'll give you all the details!

Monday, November 28, 2011

Fountain Hills Recap!

 We had a show in Burbank last month that started off beautifully!
The sun was shining, the birds were singing, the clouds were threatening...
The show ended early and in the middle of packing, we got hailed on. There's nothing better than getting pelted with pellets of ice as you're trying to load heavy boxes of fine art into the van!

Fountain Hills was somewhat similar. The forecast called for rain, but we had an easy sunset setup.
The rains came on Saturday but luckily didn't bring any winds with them. I (Bexter) did my best at the most important part of the job: keeping Ora caffeinated throughout the show.
I'm fairly certain that between the two of us, we depleted the majority of Sofrita's coffee bean supply.

Now here's a look at the official end page of Ora's art book, coming soon to a show near you! It'll also be available for purchase via Ora's Art around the end of January.
And here's a progress show from Ora's latest original, Nectar. This one will be available for your viewing pleasure at our first show of the new year in Fountain Hills.

On Thursday we head out to Arizona for the Tempe Festival of the Arts!
Tempe Arts Festival
December 2nd, 3rd and 4th
10am to 5pm
Mill Avenue between 5th and 6th Street
Tempe, Arizona
Booth #: 1216, 1218

We hope to see you there! Also, if you're not already, follow Ora on Facebook! All the info and even MORE sneak peaks of new art is updated there regularly!

Friday, November 4, 2011

Sneak Peaks!

Hey everyone! We've got a plethora of sneak peaks of Ora's new works. Prepare yourself for a feast of the eyes!
This is "Cheers!" This beauty began as a drawing in Carefree, Arizona, and has finally become a gorgeous painting! "Cheers!" will be finished by the next blog post, so prepare yourselves!
Ora has been ridiculously busy with the past month off, as you can tell.
Another drawing that has become so much more.
The brilliant artist herself adding more detail to "Nectar".
A closer peak to some more detail on "Nectar".

Don't forget, this weekend we'll be at the Burbank Art Fair on Saturday and Sunday. Come visit us - the weather promises to be beautiful and cool!

Saturday, November 5th and Sunday November 6th
10am to 5pm
San Fernando Road between Magnolia and Olive Avenue

Also, if you're not already, follow Ora on Facebook! All the info and even MORE sneak peaks of new art is updated there regularly!

Monday, October 17, 2011

Boulder City Recap!

We had a ridiculously WARM show in Boulder City, Nevada. By warm, I mean HOT. We're so excited for the relentless heat to end!
It was a gorgeous show! We had a packed booth the entire time, in spite of this:
The fan was on full blast the entire show while I (Bexter) hosed myself down in a pitiful attempt to not pass out from heat exhaustion. In all seriousness, we had a wonderful show and loved seeing so many familiar faces and meeting so many new ones!

Ora's been hard at work since we've been back. One of her newest pieces has fallen into place, simply flowing from her paintbrush like a river.
12 ounces. I like to think I had something to do with this: Being a geeky beer connoisseur I've opened Ora's eyes to the beauty of malts and hops (I'm done with patting myself on the back now). 
I LOVE how this painting has turned out!
In Boulder City we got to visit the local brewery, Boulder Dam Brewing, and grabbed a sampler. This was purely for research purposes for Ora's painting. Yes, research...

Our next show will be in November in Burbank! Come down and visit in the (hopefully) beautifully cool weather!

Saturday, November 5th and Sunday November 6th
10am to 5pm
San Fernando Road between Magnolia and Olive Avenue

Also, if you're not already, follow Ora on Facebook! All the info and sneak peaks of new art is updated there regularly!