Growing up on a farm, the first “car” I ever drove was our John Deere tractor. I don’t know if sitting on my father’s lap, holding the steering wheel between his powerful hands is really driving, but at about five years old, it sure flet like it to me.
Looking for the different shades of yellow in this tiny 6 x 6 painting of a Bell Pepper. Sometimes practicing on something small is fun, but a little harder than one might think. This took about 20 minutes and good music to do.
Every class you take brings information to you that is new or different or seen in a different manner. A class I am taking with artist Emilya Lane is working on different value studies. Last week we had about an hour per piece to paint one in high chroma and one in low chroma. Both are posted and it would be interesting to know if you can immediately tell which one is which….
Before beginning a trip down the Yangtze River in China we stopped at the dam that changed the future and the eco-culture of area. Seeing something this big in structure, beautifully designed, and melting into the atmosphere was inspiring.