Maybe some simplification of the table top?
Sharing my art with Tremont St passers-by in the display window at The South End Branch of the BPL. Thanks to the Marleen, Reinhold and Duncan for the opportunity and set-up assistance.
WOW! I’m a bit amazed – I knew it but there’s nothing like a Catherine Kehoe class to ramp up exploration and rethinking the work habits. This semester? how little do you need to make a head? The vertical image has all my exercises (plus drawings) – each piece presenting a different challenge: B&W, aContinue reading “Exercises or Exorcises? Did I mention a productive 3+ months?”
So much spring – sunshine and some warmth (finally), the magnolias are magnificent and the forsythia have popped! This is 20×16 inches, oil on canvas.
Off to Vermont for the weekend and for fresh forsythia.
The homework from week 10 – colors are a better match than last week, the drawing not so much. One of the challenges with the use of historical paintings to recreate in these exercises is they are all about subtle techniques and shading; seems simpler to do with a live model lit in the studio.Continue reading “Heads, week 10 homework: with Catherine Kehoe at Mass Art”
There are times when painting with a palette knife is really satisfying, and tonight, when with the last strokes I added the cheeks hinting of rose, I felt like I did it right. Enjoy your week everyone! The details: 6×6 inch oil paint on carton board, applying paint only with a couple palette knives. JustContinue reading “Now for an evening of palette knife”