I had a small group today, but I think quality versus quantity sometimes is a welcome thing. I did get a lot of inquiries, but for whatever reason the timing didn’t stick as the summer has just arrived and many are graduating also. Anyway Sasha and Genevieve were very nice moms from our community that Read more about Painting at the Park[…]
It’s been gloomy in SD, but my party consisting of lovely ladies from Louisiana were very lively and energetic; so much so that so many tourists kept coming over wanting to take their pictures. Even the CEO director of Balboa Park passed by, was delighted and took a picture of our party. I also got Read more about Balboa Park Painting Group[…]
This is the best news I have received all week!
It was kind of gloomy today and in contrast we got to do our vibrant practice of making a color wheel. We will be painting more and I wanted my young painters to have knowledge of color as we will be referring to it as we progress.
Coach Allan got a hold of me through Facebook and organized 12 young painters for me. This was a great group and a lot of them play baseball at this same park (MM central community park). I think an hour and a half in the giant box of pizza kept steering attention away from me Read more about Painting at the Park[…]
This is Elena’s first stretched canvas painting. I showed her how to use materials, showed her techniques, gave encouragement, and guided her as she painted. Very good for seven years old!
Gina called me to set a paint party for her sister’s birthday and they helped me set up in the backyard. The beginning. I loved seeing the variations of mark making. Taking shape! These ladies were competitive. These ladies were a lot of fun and very nice. They fed me a lot of kinds Read more about Kelly’s Birthday[…]
I have been posting these fliers in hopes to find students in the area that will benefit from personal art instruction. Art is as much building technique as well as honing perspective. Art yields a lot of benefits in the individual such as problem-solving, patience, creativity, confidence, and much more. As artists, beginners or professionals Read more about Art Lessons[…]
This is my student Jega’s first time painting with oil paint. In this class I taught her a handful of useful techniques as she painted. I showed her which brushes are good for certain jobs. I taught her how to mix paint. Jega learned from me how to dry brush and control her edges. She Read more about Jega[…]
I am currently in San Diego taking care of a lot of different things. Some of my books have finally arrived and I have a lot of family things to attend. I’m also working on an ongoing commission project while teaching at the San Diego Music and Art Cooperative. It’s been great fun and a Read more about Workation[…]