The five members of the
The group was formed in 2010 by artist
The group's goal is to encourage others to look up more often and enjoy the beauty above, she says.
"I love being a part of this unique and active group. We get along very well and work together as a team with common interests, goals and challenges," Williams says. "Having a group to share with, laugh with, and learn from is an amazing experience. We are not afraid to share our thoughts, nor to agree or disagree on specific suggestions which may come up from time to time. For me, it is one of the best art experiences I have ever had."
About 25 works representing the artists will be displayed in the upcoming exhibit at
"Skies are one of the most complex subjects for me to paint due to the nature of clouds," she says. "Clouds are not like most subjects and objects which I paint. There are no hard edges and tangible surfaces."
Other Skypainters use different techniques, she says.
Hobbs loves color and sharp contrast in her acrylic sky pieces, Williams says. "Many of her paintings are local scenes and beautiful blue skies with fantastic contrasting and dramatic clouds."
Kennedy says that, while she enjoys creating works of art focused on the sky, she also paints other subjects.
"I think that because I discovered the joy of painting only after an analytical career (I have a mathematical background), that I've become a bit manic in discovering the different styles of art," Kennedy says.
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