Author Archives: Carol

About Carol

A mild-mannered mom, and wielder of oil paint coated brushes.

Not required reading!

Talented Emerson student filmmaker and writer, Anthony Farenwald, stopped by for an interview a while back – and here is the results, on a terrific site developed by Emerson faculty. Enjoy!

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More assignments from 13 Problems

The weeks fly by and the assignments pile up. As I work on the final assignment, I’m trying to understand what I’ve gotten out of this workshop. For me, with an illustrator background and spending more recent years enjoying the rush of … Continue reading

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Another week, another assignment 

Drapery, knife only, minimum size 16×20,  using no more than 6 color tones and simplify! (and the 2 darkest areas aren’t quite so black in reality.) I’m thinking about pursuing an intentionally wrong color.

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13 Problems

I jumped at the chance to take a 13 week painting workshop with Boston’s one and only George Nick this winter and am now halfway through the program. Nick, who turns 90 next year, spent many years teaching painting at … Continue reading

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