Local Art Gallery

Our Gallery offers a great variety of local arts and crafts for exhibit and sale, including paintings, woodworking, textiles, jewelry and more!

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Our mission is to showcase, encourage and inspire the awesome talents of the artists in the clinch valley.

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The Local Art Gallery is a local, cooperative effort on the part of the artists in the clinch Valley. We have a supportive, family atmosphere for artists in the area.

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Pastel Painting Transportation, Part 2 | Protective Sheets, Tape & More

In last week’s blog post, I started a discussion about the transport of unframed pastel paintings, starting with information about the importance of the painting surface support. As I mentioned there, Gatorfoam board has become a very popular product for this purpose. Here, I’ll continue the conversation with a discussion of protective sheets, tape and other useful products.

Colored Pencil Art, Gangsta-Style

Humans love stories. They connect us to each other, they educate and entertain. Some of my favorite artists tell stories through their paintings, and Joseph Crone has just become another one to add to my list to watch. I discovered his work in Colored Pencil Essentials 2, a sequel to the popular original download of the same name.

You Can’t Ignore It: How to Draw This Tricky Part of a Dog

My family makes fun of me because of how much I show my love for our dog, Cowgirl. I can’t help it and, if you’re a pet-lover, I know you’ll understand. When it comes to dogs (and cats, too), they’re somehow able to show emotions that we can relate to. My favorite thing about them? They don’t talk back (parents, relate?). But curiosity, sleepiness, excitement–all are expressed through their soulful eyes, ears, and mouths.

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Humans love stories. They connect us to each other, they educate and entertain. Some of my favorite artists tell stories through their paintings, and Joseph Crone has just...

My family makes fun of me because of how much I show my love for our dog, Cowgirl. I can’t help it and, if you’re a pet-lover, I know you’ll understand. When it comes to dogs (...

There’s nothing more inspiring to me than buying and opening up a brand new box of Crayola crayons! I think anyone with an ounce of artistic ability fondly remembers...

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