Monday, May 30, 2011

Workshop with liz wiltzen

I had Liz Wiltzen come in from Banff to do a daily painting workshop for the FCA, We painted on tiny little 6x8 and 6x6 panels.

Liz painting tomatoes as a demo, and myself with the shell

The most valuable thing I learned was break up the line (I didn't like the line of shadow cutting across my shell nor the line of light reflecting back ) Liz stopped by and painted for me the light, as a broken line, I never considered that as an option, we also painted the shadow - punched out the shadow colours which also break up the line. Thanks Liz.

Ocean Treasure

Ocean treasure , I love the feeling that shells give to me, perhaps the call of the ocean, reminiscant of long hot days at the beach, the sand, Yes the sand.

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Mural Complete

To view all the artists working hard on the mural visit the airdrie artists guild blogspot.

You wonder why were laughing, you wonder what that blurry thing is beside me?????? not telling anything about the moon.

Friday, May 13, 2011

Airdrie Main street Mural

Inspired by the very windy day on Wednesday Veronika C and I set out to paint the scene, later members from the guild began the painting. Here I am working on it.

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Last day for classes, what a wonderful group of parents and children i work with.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

workshop with Ingrid

This is the third workshop with Ingrid's oil painting instruction for the FCA, I stayed up wee into the late hours to work on my peonies and have a few more touches to do. I changed it new photo as I donated this to the Airdrie Food Bank at the Empty Bowls Festival, hope it finds a nice home and helps out a hungry family in the interim.

encaustic art

On the weekend I held a workshop for the FCA with Ken Bourassa. The method is to paint with wax.

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Wilderness Waters

This used to be different, but I added some snow

Airdrie Home and Garden Show

still life

So I decided to try a quick painting of a set after I got home, looking downward and into the flower arrangement, not my fav for sure but getting really quick, hopefully my painting skills are becoming looser

workshop still-life 2

More painting with Ingrid