PEEPs artists have submitted their work from around Eastern Massachusetts. Scroll through this gallery and vote for your favorite.
Friday, March 29, 2013
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Readers uploaded their unique ideas, what do you think of their visions?
We asked, you answered and we received some great entries in our request for your creative PEEPs displays. We've gathered the nine best entries. Here they are for you to take a look, judge and tell us which one you think is the best. So, scroll through our photos, pick your favorite and tell us in the comments section below. Identify your choice by giving the photo number, visible to the upper right of each photo. The winner gets bragging rights of the best creative use of PEEPs this Easter season. Happy viewing and thank you everyone for your submissions!
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
If you make art with PEEPs, upload a photo of your creation. The deadline is Wednesday at 5 p.m. Then we'll start voting on which PEEPs masterpiece is the best on the North Shore.
Saturday, March 23, 2013
If you've got a creative streak and a passion for PEEPS, share it with us.
[Editor's note: The period for entries is over. Soon we'll put together a post with all the entries so you can vote on your favorite.] PEEPS, the famous (or infamous) marshmallow candies, aren't just for eating (or marveling that anyone would eat them) anymore. Crafty PEEPS creations are apparently all the rage, from the White House front lawn, to re-creations of children’s books, historical settings and other unusual situations. Think you can invent something fun with PEEPS? Now's the time to show us. Here’s how to get involved: Happy creating!
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Marblehead's Hungry Betty's restaurant hosted an art/social activity that is trending across the nation, painting parties.
Hungry Betty's restaurant served artists in its dining room Monday night. Not the starving variety, mind you. These were newcomers to art. But they were quickly drawn into the pasttime provided by The Painter's Pub, a traveling art party that combines lessons, comraderie, creation and food and drink in an unconventional art setting. Erika Sandstrom's art venture is part of a national trend that has swept across the South and Midwest but only recently taken root in New England. Taken root firmly, however. "We're not leaving," said Mary Kaye Leonard of Marblehead. Mary Kaye, one of the participants, mixed paint on her palette. She then started painting birch trees on a winter landscape patterned after a mountain home she owns in Bartlett, …
Friday, March 25, 2011
The Landing Restaurant offered a sneak preview of some of the locally-created art pieces that will be auctioned off by The Marblehead Festival of Arts on April 2.
Diners at The Landing Restaurant Thursday evening were treated to a sneak preview of some of the locally-produced art that the Marblehead Festival of Arts will be auctioning off at Abbot Hall next week. Although the five pieces on display Thursday were all paintings, Festival of Arts President Linne DeVoe said those available at the auction will include an assortment of other mediums, including sculptures. Only four of those pieces were photographed Thursday, DeVoe made a special request that a piece called "The Herb-Nordia" not be included in this photo gallery. The piece, which is a combination watercolor painting and photography, didn't have a listed minimum bid and DeVoe said it is expected to be among the most highly contested pieces …