I received new students today and I decided I wanted to divert from our class a little to directly paint something using values and to see what level my new students were in. I had a lot of fun with them and enjoyed their good effort.
This was a super fun event at Green Flash Brewery in Mira Mesa that I call Beer and Brushes! This is hopefully the first of many such painting events and it was a nice atmosphere to do art with good beer and good people. I have been wanting to do a local paint and sip Read more about Green Flash – Beer and Brushes[…]
This group class we did some guided drawing and used ink to draw our favorite animals. We also used patterns to fill in the animal drawings that we made. We didn’t finish, but we will continue next class and go on to do more painting.
I live across the street from this park and I have been wanting to do this project for years. I asked my little cousin Juju and my niece Riley to help me paint an old friend of ours. I got the go ahead from Joe F of Parks and Rec, aka grandpa Joe affectionately by Read more about Fresh Paint On An Old Friend[…]
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[…]
During this group class I wanted to get us painting again. We created the color wheel and became expert mixers so I wanted us to use lots of color.
Today was a great and sunny day for painting! We were gathered together with good food, sunshine, and awesome company for my good longtime friend Emmy’s Birthday. I was happy she chose me to host a painting event for her and her friends on her day of celebration. I enjoyed their enthusiasm which I think Read more about Emmy’s Paint Party[…]
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!
Today is the first day of my free lessons at the library. This will be once a month introductory class for more mature students. I am excited to reach others around my community that might benefit from art instruction! I had a great group on my first day. Shakira and Hazel from the library were Read more about Fundamentals in Art[…]