My small screen mini doc debut with Touchvision...

Warning: You might need tissues (according to the folks on Facebook who watched it already). I am humbled and grateful to have had my work and message captured so beautifully by Enero J. Ray and Chad Fedler of Touchvision. This was edited down from a 40 minute interview with me as well as a visit from my client Claire and her pups Medi and Tula. We also took a field trip over to the new Urban Pooch Canine Training Center to get some footage of the new mural I designed. What a gift to have this tribute to my pups Izzy and Alice who were such an integral part of growing my art business and inspiring me to get involved with addressing the Homeless Pet situation so prevalent in our society.touchvisionlt

Come Draw Your Heart Out June 11th!

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Draw Your Heart Out Workshop
Learn the Art of Keeping a Daily Sketchbook Journal

Draw out your happy, your sad and your demons…whatever is ricocheting in your brain, no matter how simple, small, silly, monumental (you can) draw it out and write it out….clear your mind. Learn to engage in creative play with words and images on a daily basis via your sketchbook journal.

Where:         Anne’s Ravenswood Studio: *5014 N. Hermitage, Unit WS

When:          Thursday, June 11th, 7-10 pm

Fee:              $48 includes 3 hour workshop +  all materials

Sounds great, please SIGN ME UP!

So excited to be making BIG art...

may8My nervous sketchbook journal entry Friday morning…pre-install of my murals and canine characters for: Urban Pooch‘s new Canine Training & Fitness Center! The Grand Opening is this Saturday at 5400 N. Damen Avenue in Chicago.befaft* The guys at Sign-a-rama did a fantastic job *

quadCo-owners Dan with Maxine (the green dog) and Ed, below with Berwyn, their actual dog (I did his portrait last year).ed&berwynMe with Georgie…so much FUN to see my dogs as bigger than life as cut outs!
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2nd smaller mural of “Mixed Breeds”

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Joplin, the one REAL dog at the install…such a sweetie!Screen shot 2015-05-08 at 5.22.39 PMView from the street as I was leaving…can’t wait for the final signage to go up on the outside of the building. More pics to come!
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CHICAGO ART GIRLS spring pop-up!

My, Chicago Art Girl, Gal Pals and I have been working hard the last few months to bring you our best Spring Pop-up, yet! Over 40 Chicago artists will be exhibiting at our upcoming Spring show at Bell Elementary School. It’s the perfect weekend to do some spring shopping and pick up those Mother’s Day gifts…plus we have FREE Parking & Food Trucks, you can shop & lunch:

Date: May 2 & 3 from 10AM to 5PM

Location: 3730 N. Oakley Avenue in Chicago

11012760_959432444091198_7645549118779956175_nThis is one of 2 Swag Baskets being Raffled off, all proceeds will benefit local charity: Sarah’s Circle.

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A chemist, an art director, a printmaker...

Screen shot 2015-04-25 at 5.53.26 PM…and a painter open a brand new sketchbook: and this is what happens!

My first official Draw Your Heart Out Workshop was great fun! Stay tuned for upcoming dates in May and throughout the summer.

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Last night...

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josebwSaw a lovely performance by Jose Gonzalez at Lincoln Hall last night…made for a colorful sketchbook entry this morning.

Are you ready to Draw Your Heart Out?

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Draw Your Heart Out Workshop
Learn the Art of Keeping a Daily Sketchbook Journal

Draw out your happy, your sad and your demons…whatever is ricocheting in your brain, no matter how simple, small, silly, monumental (you can) draw it out and write it out….clear your mind. Learn to engage in creative play with words and images on a daily basis via your sketchbook journal.

  • Where:         Anne’s Ravenswood Studio: 5014 N. Hermitage, Unit WS
  • When:          Saturday, April 25th, 2-5pm
  • Fee:              $48 includes 3 hour workshop +  sketchbook + pen

Sign Me Up! Choose from a soft or hard cover sketchbook:

Class +


Since 2001, Anne Leuck Feldhaus has used her sketchbook to chronicle her daily life, she has filled more than 30 volumes over the years. This three-hour workshop will help you learn to establish a similar practice.

Additional Details:

  • Limited to 6 Students (all artistic levels are welcomed)
  • BYOB Feel free to bring your own beverage, water will be provided.
  • All materials are provided, including a sketchbook to take home—though you’re encouraged to bring your favorite pens, markers or pencils.

“Journaling, I believe, is a practice that teaches us better than any other the elusive art of solitude — how to be present with our own selves, bear witness to our experience, and fully inhabit our inner lives.”   – Maria Popova

“May I recommend a workshop that will change your studio practice and life itself? Anne is an artist who communicates with drawing and HEART like no one I know.” – Laura Nugentsbooks

 

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Draw Your Heart on April 25th!

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Matilda...pet portrait of the week!

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matilda Love how this portrait of Matilda turned out…I’ve updated my Portfolio with lots of new pups! Interested in ordering? Click for more info and pricing.

ALF Studio Designs & ChattySnaps on WCIU

ALFchattsnapsWCIUMy designs were on featured on WCIU TV this morning during the ChattySnaps interview:

Chatty Snaps: Start the Conversation

Two local moms created something fun to get us to look up from our electronics and talk more.

http://www.wciu.com/videos/youandme/chatty-snaps-start-the- . . .

You will be able to order directly from the ChattySnaps website in the next week or two.