|oil/canvas, 11x14 inches|
Monday, July 12, 2010
Friday, July 9, 2010
Painting is a dynamic relationship between the mind, hand and materials. Words are not a natural part of this process. As a studio instructor, I am always searching for ways to make painting more accessible to people. This is a short video explaining the painting process used to make the painting Mes Deux Macs. I have added a speech to text audio voice (not mine) to briefly explain the different steps. Which do you prefer, a video of this sort or static images with written explanations?
Wednesday, July 7, 2010
|11x 14, oil/canvas|
Seriously though, sometimes its a good idea to go back to the basics and paint something which is deceivingly simple, like a couple of apples. It can be a humbling experience because they are always a challenge. Here is a detail:
When I was a kid, macs were my favorite apples, in fact they were the only apples I would eat. When my daughter was little, she only ate delicious apples. I wonder where she got that from!