Drawing in Color: an 8 week course at WCC

There are a few spots left in my class Drawing in Color, offered at WCC in the Community Enrichment division.

Explore color theory and its application while using professional-grade colored pencils, water-soluble colored pencils, graphite, pastels and other media. A combination of demonstration, one-on-one guidance and individual studio time will help improve your technique and stimulate creativity. An optional class critique will be available. All levels are welcome. Beginners will learn basic techniques and color mixing. Those with more experience will do individual projects and have trainer input available at every class.
Call 734-677-5060  Click here for more information and to register


2-DAY Colored Pencil Drawing Workshop in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Student Sha Liu
 with her artwork

December 5 & 6 1-4 PM Create beautiful art from the point of a pencil. Experience the rich textures, sharp values and vivid compositions possible through the dynamic medium of colored pencils. This 2-day workshop introduces a variety of techniques including underpainting, solvents and burnishing. Previous drawing experience helpful, but not necessary.Click here to register online…/colored-pencil-dr…/46440


Honorable Mention Award

© Barbara Goodsitt
I want to thank Juror Bruce Winslow (former director of the Alden B. Dow Museum of Science and Art, Midland Center for the Arts) who selected my mixed media piece "Fair and Square" for Honorable Mention in the AAWA Fall Juried Exhibition.


Northville Art House: Small Works Juried All - Media Exhibition

I will be exhibiting several pieces of art in this show. 
Northville Art House is located at 
215 West Cady Street
Northvile Michigan


Michigan Colored Pencil 2017

Love Birds (left)   Three Sunflowers (right)
© Barbara Goodsitt

I have two pieces that were selected for a juried exhibit, Michigan Colored Pencil 2017, at the Padzieski Gallery in the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in Dearborn, MI. The reception is Thursday, October 19 at 6 PM. The exhibit runs from Oct. 12 - Nov. 9. Both pieces are colored pencil and solvent. Love Birds was done on heavy acid free illustration board. Three Sunflowers was done on Stonehenge drawing paper

 I relish making art with vivid color.  Animals, flowers, landscapes, musical instruments, and food are my favorite subjects.  The process of creating and executing a piece is joyful and meditative.  Collectors who have my work  have  told me that looking at my work makes them happy.  That is a very rewarding thing to hear.


Online Art Show

Please check out this online Colored Pencil Society of America art show.  I am pleased to have 4 pieces included.