Author Archives: Kerry McClain

Summer Drawing Club

This is an event held approximately every 2 weeks in the Summer.  There will be an opportunity to draw a live model on stage w/ studio lights.  There is no instruction, just an evening of drawing. 

When?  The first event will be Tuesday June 13th from 6-8:30pm.  Other dates:

                                                Tuesday June  27th

                                                Tuesday July  11

                                                Tuesday July  25

                                                Tuesday August  8

Where?  Midland Art Center  921 W. Wadley.  It’s actually on a tiny road off Wadley, across from the Palate Club and behind the Young Life Center.  

Cost?  The fee will be $20 to cover the cost of the facility and the model fee.

What to bring?  There will be stand up easels at the Center and tables.  You will need to bring all your drawing supplies and paper.   

What to expect:  There will be someone in charge of timing poses and rest breaks.  The first model will be clothed.  The June 27th event will have nude figure drawing.  The other events have not be organized but may include an evening of portrait drawing.

There will also be a later notice from the Midland Arts Association about these events.

If there are specific questions, email Rick Reese:

Reminder of upcoming events!

  • Printmaking Workshop, May 13, 2017 at Midland College with Dragan Sherman
  • Artwork Pick-up date for the MAA Spring Show @ Kamiposi is May 27, 2017, 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Figure Drawing Workshop, May 30, 2017 at Midland College with Michael Hubbard
  • Networking and Your Art, June 5, 2017 at The Palette Club with Sara Drescher

Networking and Your Art / MAA Spring Show at Kamiposi

View flyer here: Networking and Your Art

The Midland Arts Association presents
“Networking and Your Art” with Sara Drescher
Monday, June 5th at 6:00p.m.
at the Palette Club, 907 W. Wadley
This is a free event. Contact if you have questions.
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And remember… The 2017 Spring Show is Open through May 26th at Kamiposi Gallery
510 S. Big Spring
Please note: Kamiposi is only open on Friday evenings from 6:00pm till 9:00p.m.
So the remaining dates in May are May 12th, May 19th and May 26th for viewing.
To reach Kamiposi, drive south on Big Spring and go under the railroad underpass. Immediately turn right and park nearby.
The main entrance to Kamiposi faces east onto Big Spring Street.

Details about March 25, 2017 Plein Air Event

Here are the suggested supplies you should bring with you for the March 25, 2017 Plein Air event at the I-20 Wildlife Preserve (more details on the MAA Events Calendar):

  • Personal Items
    • Large Hat
    • Sunscreen
    • Long sleeve shirt
    • Old clothes or apron
    • Water bottle
    • Snack
    • Bag or pack to carry your items (it won’t be far)
  • Painting Items
    • Portable easel (Rick has some extra if you need one)
    • Tripod should your easel need one
    • Stool for sitting
    • Paints (you could save time and weight by loading your palate before arriving)
    • Solvent
    • Brushes (a fan brush is very useful and a painting knife)
    • Canvas boards
    • Paper towels
    • A small bungee cord is helpful to hang the paper towels from the easel
    • Plastic bag for the spent paper towels
    • Paint scraper