Art and Landscape Symposium: The Role of the Visual Artist in the American Conservation Movement At Colby College August 3,4 Optional side trips to Millinocket, Monhegan and Acadia. See you there?
7 AM Dawn patrol painting on Sand Beach. Acadia. Did not see a soul.
I will offer a 4 week intensive, Basic Drawing “quickstart” at artwaves on Tuesday nights in April.
Fundamentals of Painting, Problem I
A new session of my painting class is under way.
At first glance this looks like the old fave, tonal wash paper bag study problem and in fact it is although with a very interesting refinement.
Start with a medium value all over your page. Use a 2″ brush. Get it even. Then without any measuring, sketching, mapping, outlining or drawing of any sort, start modelling the form as directly as you can manage. It’s like working with clay, just push and pull the forms into a rough structure then work to refine the light, push and pull the space.
Drop-ins welcome on Tuesday nights. Let’s paint.