If you love color, you have probably found yourself admiring pastel paintings and drawings, with their luminous color and velvety rich texture. Pastel powder is so intense because it is pure pigment--the same pigment used in all art mediums, including oil paints. Pastels come in several different forms, including hard pastels, soft pastels, pencils, and oil. (SAM artist Elly Sands) Soft pastels are the most widely used form of pastel. The sticks have a higher portion of pigme
All Jeffrey's designs start with the gemstone or cab. They are the centerpiece of his jewelry. They inspire him to form the silver or gold around it, enhancing its beauty. His stones are of the highest quality, natural and non treated. His pieces must have a clean and functional style that can be worn with comfort. Starting his career at the age of 18, Jeffrey has been a jeweler for over 40 years. Creating Jewelry has been his lifetime passion. You can find Jeffrey's in boot
Collage is from the French word coller, which means "to glue." Collage is a type of art production in which the artwork is made by putting together pieces of a variety of materials (such as paper, photos, other artwork, found objects, etc.) to create a new whole. Sometimes painters incorporate collage into their paintings. ("Search for an Olive Branch" by Stephanie Phelps) ("Mariposa" by Stephanie Phelps) Among famous collage artists are Kurt Schwitters, Romare Bearden, and P
The category of ceramics is vast, encompassing materials like sculpture, artware, tableware, figurines, and tiles. (Sonia Luedke) Working with ceramics has an advantage over steel: it is harder and stiffer; more heat- and corrosion-resistant, and less dense. Ceramic materials are plentiful and inexpensive. (Charlie Anderson) Ceramics are considered fine art, as pottery or sculpture, and can be decorative, industrial, or applied art objects. Ceramics may also be considered art
(Gary James) According to Wikipedia, "visual arts by indigenous peoples of the Americas encompasses the visual artistic traditions of the indigenous peoples of the Americas from ancient times to the present. These include works from South America, Mesoamerica, North America, as well as Siberian Yup'ik peoples who have great cultural overlap with Native Alaskan Yup'iks." (Crystal StarWeaver) Sedona Artist Market has a great variety of Native American arts, represented by seve
(Grounded Lifestyles, Booth 39) Labradorite is a feldspar mineral of the plagioclaseseries, usually found in mafic igneous rocks like basalt, norite, and anorthosite. Have we lost you yet? Most people know labradorite for its iridescent optical effect--so unique to the stone, it came to be called labradorescence. This phenomenon is not the result of actual colors in the stone but rather is created when light enters the stone, strikes a twinning surface and reflects that. Diff
Brian and Suzanne Caldwell maintain an interesting collection of wares at Sedona Artist Market. Among their items are Brian's photography and music and Suzanne's jewelry and hats. There are also resale items that include paintings, beads, and pottery. Come in and see their work, along with the work of 100 other Arizona artists. We're open seven days a week, 10 to 5.