I just finished a workshop with Skip Whitcomb, a great teacher. Here’s a video I posted of a demo he did Friday. It’s on YouTube. Post navigation ← Advertising Online: Facebook FlyersAfternoon at Crystal Springs → 7 thoughts on “Skip Whitcomb Demo Video” Donald Neff says: October 28, 2007 at 5:22 am Ed, the link to the demo seems to be broken. I did find it by searching youtube. Stacey Peterson says: October 28, 2007 at 3:00 pm Ooooh – I’m so jealous! I assume you took his workshop in California? I’ve really really really wanted to to take a class with him for a while, but he never teaches in Colorado anymore (go figure)! Can you post more about the workshop so I can live vicariously through you? Ed Terpening says: October 28, 2007 at 4:38 pm Whoops, I’ve fixed the YouTube link, it should work now. @Stacy: Yes, I’m going to post more, including another demo I have all in video. I took pretty good notes, too. Problem is today I’m just getting over some back pain and the pain killers are still lingering a bit, making me a bit “out of it”. I’d like to write that post when I’m clear headed. Perhaps later today. Michael Chesley Johnson says: October 30, 2007 at 3:24 pm Thanks for posting, Ed. It’s interesting to see how he doesn’t do a general sketch or block-in first but goes right for laying in the masses with the thicker paint and the right values and colour. Ray Roberts, another PAPA member, with whom I took a workshop back in March, does the same. They both seem to use white in their mixtures early on, too. I’m from the school that does a transparent block-in first and then adds white only after this block-in is established. Using Ray’s technique (and Skip’s) I’ve found I can get things going faster. Ed Terpening says: October 30, 2007 at 4:29 pm @Michael: yes, I too was amazed at how muchj white he used early on. he paintikng are quite tonal, and he is a very slow, careful painter. you never see him block in an area just to get it covered. You can see him concentrate on every colot note. BTW, he approaches studio work differently, covering the canvas first with transparent washes. Michael Chesley Johnson says: October 31, 2007 at 11:16 pm Aargh! Two different techniques? That must be interesting. Wonder why? Terry says: November 1, 2007 at 5:07 am hi ed, thanks for posting the video! My friend Bob showed me that very painting yesterday, and I thought it was fabulous. The brush strokes and the opacity and color harmonies were really eye-opening. I was so inspired! So great that you got to actually see the process in person!! Wish I coulda seen it too~ Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *You may use these HTML tags and attributes:<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.