A few hands and feet to prepare for Saturday’s workshop…

We held the first meeting of the winter 2014 Tuesday night figure group last night… and our model was Simone. (Click on images to enlarge them) Because I am holding a Hands and Feet Drawing Intensive this Saturday, I decided to concentrate on 20 and 40 minute sketches in charcoal and graphite. The gesture page … Read more

Painting in Acrylic

I made something today. I prepared an inexpensive canvas board with acrylic burnt umber, and in 3 1/2 hours painted a portrait of the esteemed model Burr. Here it is: This painting started as a blank space, and now with the alchemy of light and shadow, brush and hand, eye and heart, I have a … Read more

Mixing Color Workshop at Lafayette Studio

Don’t miss the Mixing Color Workshop! Come join us for our two day intensive workshop at Lafayette Studio! Demonstrations and practical exercises based on the book Blue and Yellow Don’t Make Green. Learn how to mix any color simply and accurately using only six tube colors. Color mixing becomes a breeze once you understand the … Read more

I’ve added a new class for the fall…

I have added a Still Life Like the Old Masters class to the fall line up at Lafayette Studio. This will be the first time I have offered it on the weekend! The class is set up as two 5 week sessions; September 14 – October 2, and October 19 – November 16, Saturday afternoons … Read more