Artists demonstrate talent at Divide gallery

By From page B13 | November 23, 2012

Doris Gorin


GEORGETOWN — Starting Saturday, Nov. 24 members of Art on the Divide Gallery are demonstrating their creative processes with art in action. The art demonstrations continue on Saturdays, Dec. 1, Dec 8 and Dec. 15.

On Saturday, Nov. 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Doris Gorin will demonstrate some of the techniques she uses in her landscape painting, focusing on painting clouds using a palate knife.

On Saturday, Dec. 1 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Chris McClellan will show watercolor techniques to make simple holiday cards.

From 1 to 3 p.m., Lizzy Tillman will be using acrylic paint and house paint to create her abstract art. She will show how to use tools other than a paintbrush to evoke movement and texture.

On Dec. 8 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Susan Polstra will share her painting techniques for a full composition watercolor painting from preliminary drawings.

From 1 to 3 p.m., Jodi Reed will show the wood burning techniques that she uses in decorating her gourds.

From 3 to 5 p.m. Victoria Mott will demo lampwork glass bead making using a live torch and Italian glass to create the intricate beads she uses in her jewelry.

On Saturday, Dec. 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Kay de Lange will demo how she hand builds her ceramic vessels using coils and a paddle. She will also show her burnishing techniques.

From 1 to 3 p.m. David Blonski will perform some of his music and explain how he layers the many instruments he plays including the didgeridoo. He will then talk about his fractal art and show how it relates to his music.

You’re invited to see the artists working and do some Christmas shopping at the same time. There will be many new items made especially for the holidays.

Art on the Divide Co-op Gallery is located in one of Georgetown’s historical buildings at 6295 Main St., halfway between the fire station and the American River Inn.

The winter hours at the gallery are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. The gallery will be open the entire week before Christmas, Sunday, Dec. 16 through Sunday, Dec. 23 for shopping convenience.

For more information call 530-333-2787 or visit

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