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My Art Included In New Book By Maggie Price

February 28th, 2013

My Art Included In New Book By Maggie Price

I have two step by step demonstrations in a new book titled: Creative Freedom by Maggie Price. Published by North Light Books, this book is available through Amazon.

Book Description
Publication Date: March 25, 2013
Paint outside the lines!
Jumpstart your creativity and inject new life into your art.

Struggling to get started? Paralyzed by the fear of failure? Find yourself falling back on the same colors again and again? Just plain stuck? It happens to every artist sooner or later. What can you do to get unstuck quickly and painlessly?

Creative Freedom presents 52 strategies for getting out of ruts and venturing beyond your comfort zone, courtesy of 25 artists who have been there, done that. Each approach is illustrated with a step-by-step painting demonstration. Together, they help you experiment with different mediums, new color combinations, fresh approaches to favorite subjects, and more. Try one a week for a year of creative adventure. Or...

J Hildebrant Published In National Geographic Childrens Book

November 7th, 2010

J Hildebrant Published In National Geographic Childrens Book

National Geographic has published a new book for children by Susan Magsamen. The title is "The classic treasury of CHILDHOOD WONDERS" Favorite adventures, stories, poems, and songs for making lasting memories. This is a lovely compilation of beautiful artwork and fun things that parents and children can experience together. Rebecca Alban Hoffberger, Founder & Director of American Visionary Art Museum states: "A playful and elegant classic, a lively and loving guide to the shared wonder of what it is to be parent and child." Janet Rice Elman, Executive Director of the Association of Children's Museums writes: "Through a unique, interactive format, families are encouraged to be silly, messy, quiet, loud, active, and thoughtful. The activities are developmentally appropriate and designed to support the 6 C's,TM, skills our children need to be successful 21st-century citizen's."

Jean Hildebrant has a painting included in this beautifully illustrated book. She was contacted by...

Portrait And Figure Catagory-First Place-Jean Hildebrant

July 13th, 2007

Portrait And Figure Catagory-First Place-Jean Hildebrant

Magazine article: (Pastel Journal-April 2006)

First-Place: Portrait & Figure Category.

The Pastel 100, The Pastel Journal 2006

Jean Hildebrant grew up in a small town of Roseburg, Oregon, where painting wasn't a priority and art school wasn't an option. After years of rearing children, she finally has time to paint. “I wouldn't change a thing,” she says, “but I've always had to do art when I could eke out a few moments for myself. It's my time now.”

Indeed it is. Al Aire Libre, with its bright color and subtle elegance, is Hildebrant's first entry to the Pastel 100 competition, through the Scottsdale, Arizona, artist has been painting all her life. “I started drawing when I was about 3, and it's always been something I could see I had some talent in, something I loved.” Hildebrant work full time from her home now, doing commissions in pastel and oil and taking breaks to do paintings like her first-place...