I really love painting the subtle grays of late fall. There is a certain mood when most of the green leaves are gone and lovely blues, mauve and browns move into their place. The color of the bark of the branches and trunks of the trees takes on importance when all the foliage is gone. I begin to notice so much when all the leaves are gone. What appeared to be a heavily wooded area in summer now reveals itself to be a large open field behind a thick row of trees that hid it when they were in full leaf. I can see the curve and slope of the land easily through the bare branches.
The best time to see rich grays in the landscape is during fall and winter. I’m taking full advantage of the natural colors of the landscape and the specific type of light that comes with fall and winter to teach understanding and painting intuitive color. The students are mixing some beautiful colors and painting some rich combinations in this process.
Enrollment is now open for students for the Winter Studio Class. It begins on Tuesday, January 5th, 2pm-5pm. If you spoke to me or emailed me regarding a spot in my filled morning studio class please contact me ASAP if you would like to be in this afternoon class (2-5pm). If you work with oils, watercolors, gouache or acrylics and are interested in joining us please send me an email.
ALL LEVELS WELCOME : Beginner to Experienced
COLOR, STYLE & BRUSHWORK ~
TUESDAYS 2 PM – 5 PM
Class is ongoing in 6 week sessions. There is one make up class every session for (sick/ice/snow days) if needed.
Class size is limited so early registration is suggested.
PLEASE NOTE: Class size is limited. The response was immediate when I announced a class opening. This notice is going out to my email list and blog. I will start advertising to the public a few days after this announcement. Please contact me if you want to be in this class as registration is now open. Please note: if you are already on my wait list you will have first option to register for this class.