Writeup! Encaustic Painting Demonstration

Pine Sap, Bees Wax & Oils Date: September 9, 2019 Author: Raini Armstrong Encaustic painting, or hot wax painting, uses heated wax and colored pigments on a variety of solid canvas-like surfaces. The technique has been in use since 200AD, but it seems to have become all the rage over the last ten years. Gretchen Grunt, a fabulous artist, educator and the owner of the 29 Palms Creative Center & Gallery in 29 Palms since 2003, provided an...

Writeup! Joshua Tree National Park Art Expo

The 2019 Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition is just around the corner! September 14 & 15 mark the days of the celebration. This local festival is an exciting affair that provides entertainment, gallery art, live art demonstrations, and better yet, the chance to purchase art directly from the artists. Chaparral members are demonstrating in the afternoon at the 29 Palms Art Gallery during both days, and Tami Roleff was accepted into the...

Writeup! Family Fun Faire at Yucca Valley Airport

The Chaparral Artists spent over four crazy hours with kids and their families, painting, trying to stay cool, and having fun at the Family Fun Fair on Sunday. The Yucca Valley Airport and the Yucca Valley Airport Committee organized a great event called the "Family Fun Fair" on September 1, 2019. Non-profit Organizations shared information about their groups and provided fun activities for the kids. Locals showed off classic cars and small...

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