Tuesday, January 19, 2016
I had eight people at my Free Acrylic Painting Class at the Hadley Michaels last night! We painted a color wheel and a landscape in the two hours. Several bought the Beginners Painting Kit and promised to register for this Friday's regular workshop (seascape). Sample photos below of students with their paintings from my past painting workshops!
I used brushes and painting knives on this oil painting. It is entitled "Crane Pond Waterfall" and my perspective is viewing the falls through the overgrowth of trees and brush on the shore. It was very difficult to get an unobstructed view because of the trees and the deep ledge to the water. I used the knives on the leaves in the foreground.
"Crane Pond Waterfall", 12" x 16", oil on canvas panel
I have 14 paintings on display and for sale at Mama Cakes on Elm Street in downtown Westfield, MA. Included are two acrylic paintings, one watercolor and the rest oil paintings. Also, I have a large rack of loose matted original watercolor paintings. They will be there for the rest of the month and three weeks into February. Stop by to check them out and have a coffee and delicious cupcake!