I worked on this paintings a couple of days, again trying to implement some of the ideas I learned in Ovanes Berberian’s workshop. Had fun with this one. In the
Fellow art blogger Katherine Tyrrel (“Making a Mark”) is planning a trip to California, and asked me about painting locations. I started putting together a list (spots from San Mateo
Great news! I’ve just learned that this competition has accepted two of my paintings for their show August 10 – September 17, 2006 at at the Morro Bay Art Association.
Today, I choose a subject where I could exercise some control, subtlety. In the water, I focused on slight shifts in warm/cool colors. “Simple Seascape”, Oil on Linen, 8×10 A
Since I was not allowed to photograph Ovanes Berberian’s demos, a few artists have asked me to show them the process using one of my own paintings. So here goes!
This has been an exhausting week, but I learned a lot. The painting on the left is my last effort, which I think is a big improvement over the week.
We were supposed to paint ouitside this morning, but it rained so Ovanes took us into his studio for a slide show. We then painted all afternoon at a small
Still making progress. I’m learning a lot from Ovanes, such a generous teacher. Today I focused on the area he asked me to work on: “raw color” (include more sophisticated
Today was divided between painting still lifes in the Apple orchard and a nightime demo in his studio. I made some progress today. Yesterday he commented that my color was
What a beautiful day in Idaho! I arrived at Ovanes’ studio to find cheerful Vickie Reece (Ovanes’s assistant) had set up wonderful outdoor still lifes in the orchard surrounding his