Join me for a wonderful in-depth, week-long workshop at Red Deer College, July 25 - 29, 2011 as part of the SERIES: Summer School of Art in Central Alberta. In the "Paintings That Glow: Techniques of the Old Master's" week-long course, you will experience the philosophy and practice of the masters, from composition to foundational underpainting, to final glazing techniques and colour mixing.
Four simple steps we took as we set out to define our vision for the year, and set our goals in art, as a couple and as a family.
As a mom and an artist, time is valuable. Here are 7 things I try to do to maximize the time when I can't paint because the studio easels are filled with drying works!
How to bake bread and paint.
"An exhibition of one's work in which passion and your human capital is invested, is an intensive, life-changing experience. It is like giving birth - the experience & responsibility lasts much longer than the show opening."
A sneek peak at the underpaintings for two new large red canoe pieces on belgian linen that are on my easel.
Meet Murphy!....Murphy's oil soap, that is. "Murph" is one of the most efficient (and most economic), hard-working studio assistants I have.
Neat tip for using kneaded erasers in oil painting.
Simple advice on how to de-clutter, chunk and organize your studio and your life, following the "Rule of Love".