I wrote last year about the importance of working in abstractions, and in looking at some of my work lately, I feel I am trying to put too much in,
We are painting this Sat (tomorrow) at Golden Gate Park at Stowe Lake/Strawberry Hill, starting at 9:30AM. I will paint either the rock stone bridge or the Chinese pavillion. The
While the high winds continued today in the desert, the class went on and Mark continued to help us focus on his tonal method. He starts by blocking in a
The “Sausage Fest” continued today (did I mention that all the students are men? I guess Mark’s warning to “watch out for rattlesnakes” scared some people off–not you, Camille! :-).
Mark Kerckhoff choose a great location for today’s first day of class, Indian Canyons. These studies were done in Palm Canyon, at the bottom of the hill from the Trading
Arrived in Palm Springs today. Wow, great weather–85 degrees! The color and landscape here are such a nice change of pace from the Bay Area. Murry Canyon (Palm Springs), Oil
Palm trees were made to paint–the palms a perfect brush stroke. I’m on my way to Palm Springs for a workshop with Mark Kerckhoff, stopping to paint where it strikes