Entries by Ans Taylor

Plein Air: Paint Outside!

Why would I scramble over rock piles with my paint utensils strapped to my back at temperatures in the 30s instead of painting in the comfort of my studio?   Maybe you have heard of “Plein Air” Painting, a movement started by the French impressionists a hundredsome years ago. In the last decade, this movement […]

We have a winner!!

We have a lucky winner!!!! By signing up to my newsletter you all had a chance to win this nifty, archival quality Xposer Print of the Cactus Queen 2 (shown here is the framed original oil painting). Watch the video to see the price and drawing of my Artist Studio Tour  Free Art Print Giveaway.  – […]

Thank you! :)

I wanted to say a big thank you to every one of you who came by and made this show a success! I appreciate that you took the time to swing by and look at my art, and I had so many inspiring chats about art and artists! Thank you to all my supporters who […]

Artist Studio Tour Prescott in full swing!

Come by this weekend and join me at the Mountain Artist Guild, 228 N Alarcon, downstairs, for the yearly Artist Studio Tour! I have giveaways, painting demos, fine art and snacks, brochures and tips to see the other artists of the tour! There’s 14 arists in and about this building, and a total of 100 […]

You can win this Cactus Queen print!

Join the Prescott Artist Studio Tour online by taking part in the raffle! If we are connected on social media you might have noticed that I have been preparing for Prescott’s biggest yearly art event: the Artist Studio Tour 2018. There will be lots of new art pieces, live painting demos, snacks, music and sangria […]

Need an instant Art Panel Wall?

Hey everyone, I’ve been busy preparing for the Artist Studio Tour Prescott coming up in October, and I ran across this ingenious recipe that I wanted to share with you. This is for the artists among you, and all the DIY fans. Wall space is notoriously tight at many shows – and in the case […]

Interview on Voyage Phoenix!

Hi friends, the online magazine Voyage Phoenix did an interview with me. Have a look and tell me what you think! They had formerly come across the Cactus Queen painting on my social media, and shared it on their site. I’m very pleased and humbled they took the interest to follow up with an interview […]

Traveling Europe! June 19-July 8

Friends! I’ll be traveling Germany and Austria for the next couple weeks to visit my family and friends 💚 Check in with me on Instagram or Facebook if you enjoy pictures of crooked old houses, vineyards, alpine mountains and the occasional sketch on the road. I’ll share a bunch in my IG stories (aka just […]

Oil paint, blades and sword cutting demos

Oil paint, blades and sword cutting demos: my setup at the Dawson Knives Open House 2018! The Dawson knives Open House Show 2018 was a full success, and I had an exciting time being part of it for the first time! If you have missed the event press-release, read up on it here: Dawson Knives […]

The Daily Grind: Dawson Knives Open House Press Release

Hi everybody, here is the Press Release about my setup at the yearly Open House Show of Dawson Knives – have a read and take a look at their amazing and artfully 100% handmade blades: ‘The Daily Grind’: New local artist depicting 3rd generation Prescott Valley knife craftsmen, celebrating American workmanship in oil. For their […]