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First Weekend in February/ workshop

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3 days 3 ways to paint the human figure: 
Have had inquiries about a workshop, yes there will be a figure workshop at The Houston Watercolor Society.  Please email me for details.  Looking forward to meeting new people.

A Christmas Present/done

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Am ready to do some things I have really been wanting to do.  Obligatory paintings almost done, 2 to go.  Then FREEDOM!!!!

Taking down tomorrow

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the Visual AA show is over, taking down tomorrow. Neeed more venues to hang in, will be thinking

My Art Discourse group

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My group nixed the pink background, it is now a light green.  Looks gray on the net, is that my camera or what?  I am putting together a show for a Galveston opening at Susan Tyler's Studio November 26,  Art Walk,   Susan  is a great oil painter herself, selling alot of her work from the website.  Please stop by and take a look, it is on Postoffice but down by the historical homes.  1201 Postoffice, Galveston 77550.  My work will be up thru December.

Another Santa Fe Dog

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Can't stop painting the wonderful dogs of Santa Fe

Pueblo Dog

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This dog looked as rugged as the landscape, he was very leary of strangers and half hidden.  Think I caught him, could not resist the pink.

Santa Fe Dogs

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Saw wonderful dogs in Santa Fe, and they are walked by very proud owners.  Some of them you are not sure if you are looking at a wolf or a dog.  Can't resist doing a series of them.

My first LANDSCAPE after trip

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This is 24 x 24" on canvas, had to get this one done as it was laying heavy on my brain.  This was coming back from Taos to Santa Fe .

Home from New Mexico

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a stunning view among many, paintings floating around my head,  A favorite lasting impression was seeing the work of Rick Bartow at the Contemporary Arts Museum.  Have been a fan for a long time, but what a surprise to learn that what I thought was paint was pastel.  Amazing work.
Rick Bartow, Crow‘s Creation V, 1992, pastel, graphite on paper, © Rick Bartow, Froelick Gallery

September workshop

A show at Hubbell and Hudson

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It is my  month to do a show at Hubbel and Hudson Kitchen in the Woodlands.  Opening next month.  I am showing my latest birds, done with handmade paper.  I took a class and made all of the papers. Here is a sample

Check out my next workshop

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3 DAYS, 3 WAYS TO DO CONTEMPORARY FIGURE PAINTING Liz Hill, lizhill4u@aol.com , 713-252-7726. Friday-Sunday Sept 16, 17, 18; 10:00- 4:30pm $150 Join a fun filled 3-day workshop with Liz Hill, award winning mixed media artist. Each day you will have a model in the morning, lunch, followed by the method of painting you are working on that day. You should have a finished piece at the end of each day. There will be critiques first thing the next morning. Questions? Contact Liz at Lizhill4u@aol.com or call 713-252-7726 Supply List: PAINT- any Watermedia you generally use. I prefer watercolor along with opaque paint, but acrylics painters bring either. PAPER- you will need lots of inexpensive drawing paper for the mornings. You will also need 3 sheets (22x30”) hot press 140# paper. We will tear it in half and use half two pieces each day. (Do not try these techniques on cold press paper.) I use Fabriano traditional white & will bring some with me for sale at $5 a sheet. DRAWING- …

another male model

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A couple of quick sketches done  at the Watercolor society.  This model has lost 30 lbs, and is very angular now.

Gloria quick sketch

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Gloria is a favorite model and intend to use her for my figure class next month.  She always comes ready to rock/

More for the series

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More paintings for my stripper series.                                                              A portrait:


Didn't get in the Archway show, booo, great show, don't miss it

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Did this painting for the Archway show, no theme,  my "Open Carry"Venus,  figured I would definetly get in, wrong, failed again.  This is the second year, can't stand the pain ,

ill most of last month, so have been inactive on this blog, ready to go again

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So much fun doing Gloria again.  It has been way too long.  She is a trip.  Entered the show at Archway today, hopefully I will get in.  Entered "Venus/Open Carry" and "Josianne as a White Girl".
Really want to get in this show as I saw alot of good work .

A NEW ONE for my stripper series

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new male model perfect for my male stipper series,good one

another figure workshop at the watercolor society, enjoy

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Galveston fun and talent/ Enjoy

anyone remember Carl?

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I took a quick trip to the hill country, and visited the beautiful Medina River
I did a demonstration for the Katy Area Artists on Saturday at the beautiful Katy Contemporary Art Museum (KCAM).  The building is beautiful and with all of the flooding last week only the storage area got water.  I enjoyed visiting with Ana, the director of the museum.  I hope that it continues to thrive so that I may someday get a show there.  A beautiful space.

SHOWING AT H AND H KITCHEN IN THE WOODLANDS. TEX

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The theme for this months show at the Hubbel and Hudson Kitchen
was horses.  I am showing with some of the finest horse artists in Houston.  This one is called "Blue and Pink" .  Next month it goes to St. Lukes Hospital.  It takes alot of nerve to show with the horse experts.

Watercolor Art society fair

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Sold my birds with the handmade collage papers, I still have some left but not alot.  There is another paper-making class in April, but not sure I can do it again.  Banana leaves make great paper!

Only 1 week to sign up/ call today 281-565-0957

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Call Today  281.565.0957   LIZ HILL FIGURE MIXED-MEDIA 3-DAY WORKSHOP IN SUGAR LAND, TEXAS


Contemporary Figure Painting and Colláge        3 - Day Workshop:  LEARN USING A LIVE MODEL & MIXED-MEDIA TECHNIQUES FOR A GREAT RESULT!! A Fabulous way to use color & design to enhance your art with mixed-media. This method was created exclusively by Award Winning Artist LIZ HILL.  DATE: Friday, March 11th - Sunday, March 13th
TIME:  10am-4:30pm
Sugar Land Art Center & Gallery 104 Industrial Blvd. Ste Q
Sugar Land, TX 77478
281.565.0957
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Texas Art Asylum  1719 Live Oak Houston, Tx 77003  

 I’m Not Like you – Race and Power in America                                           Feb 27,
Josianne as a White Girl, by Liz Hill National Unity….A political satire  by Martha Carson

This should be a very controversial show, with a lot of interesting art, these are only our submissions, Martha actually has 2 pieces in the show.  Hope to see you all.  5:00 to 9:00

Ready to hang

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Morning After #2

think I may have another morning after

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anyone remember paper dolls?

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think I just did some