Category Archives: Art Instruction
I began an on line mentoring program with Phil Starke in December of 2013. He is a wonderful artist and teacher. He provides a weekly lesson with a 30-45 minute demo each week, on Sunday. There is a weekly assignment … Continue reading
We spent the last day watching another demo by Gabor. He painted the photo we all tried our hands at yesterday. Then we took some of the learning’s from the demo and tweaked our paintings a little. Here is my … Continue reading
We started out by viewing a reference photo on the TV. Gabor used PhotoShop to simplify the photo into larger shapes so we could focus on the “big picture” instead of getting bogged down with the details. As we proceeded … Continue reading
This was oil on watercolor paper. All in about 40 minutes. He makes it look easy…it is not. Great instructor and a great demo!
Worked on both paintings that I started yesterday…here they are…
A great demo in the morning, then we chose reference photos and tried our hand at it. I had a bit of trouble…but it is a learning experience. I started out with a photo of a house surrounded by … Continue reading
3/11/13: Today was the first day of a 4-day oil painting workshop with Gabor Svagrik. He is focusing this workshop on all of the greens we run into with landscape painting. With a simple pallet we can produce most, if … Continue reading