Thursday, February 27, 2014
I knew all those scraps of nice watercolor paper that I saved would eventually get used- I cut them up into smaller rectangles, got out some watercolors I haven't used in ages and put some color in my sketch this morning at Louis', a great little restaurant that opens at 5AM on the east side of Providence.
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Tuesday, February 25, 2014
A couple of musicians posed for their portraits recently- Tish Adams, jazz singer, (what a great hat!) and...
I'll be teaching a portrait painting class at the Portsmouth Art Guild in Rhode Island this spring, Wednesday mornings from 9AM-noon, April 23, 30, May 7, 14.
Saturday, February 22, 2014
Friday, February 21, 2014
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
I've been fooling around with some flower paintings for a class I might be teaching and feel like I've found the cure for the winter blahs. Paint flowers! Fun, colorful, exuberant. I can (almost) guarantee you'll feel better.
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Saturday, February 15, 2014
And speaking of portraits, if you like John Singer Sargent, you might enjoy"Strapless" by Deborah Davis. It's about his painting of the famous Madame X. An easy and interesting read. As a society woman, she couldn't let just anyone paint her portrait. He had to convince her he was the right person for the job, and the result was extremely controversial.
Monday, February 10, 2014
Sunday, February 2, 2014
We just got back from a trip to Las Vegas and Death Valley National Park. We stayed in a little town called Beatty, NV, to go to the park, where I did some sketching. I also did my best to make use of time sitting in the airport, sketching the other captives. (If I never see the Las Vegas airport again, that will be too soon.)