1 day workshops are great fun, high pressure, less than ideal painting conditions (too hot, convention center lighting (can lights 30 feet up in the ceiling). In this case, new support paper that is WAY more coarse than I was used to...vine charcoal drawing first complete with shading...working from provided photos from a place you've not been.
This is not too bad, considering. And it can still be finessed at home. Below is the slideshow of his painting:
Here are a few pics from Friday's class...another Flattman, where we made our own support surfaces and speckled pastels. Very messy, so no photos! Then some relaxation time...and a little dinner.
Alan is known for his cityscapes with hazy glows
and for his landscapes
Kippy and Randy...she has her computer open, Randy is checking out a new friend, Jeff's, camera.
Kippy's sister Robyn and Kippy
View from the balcony. After some libation, Robyn and I helped Kippy with her last items before her mammoth 3 hour seminar on 'Color Harmony, or what happens when your painting takes a dirt road' (or something like that!
Tonight is the president's cottontail party, then the banquet.