Thursday, January 13, 2011

Demo...Boats Abstraction

Boats are often a good way to think abstractly about shapes and paint shapes without concern for what they are. Since I know next to nothing about boats, whenever I paint them, it is all about carving shapes I see, colors and reflections. The overall design of the painting is very important

Monday, January 10, 2011

Demo of fruit and material

Some of my students decided we should do a Cezannesque still life...lots of fruit and folds. So we set up this still life and the idea was to get the folds in the foreground and material with pattern in the background. Although it proved extremely challenging, everyone did really well!