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Saturday, March 31, 2012

Paintings from Myrna Wacknov's Variations Workshop

Each day we drew from the same image, Myrna's husband who happens to be a judge.  Myrna did a talk or demo about one of the elements each day.  Each day we selected the second element from a roll of a die and our color scheme by selecting a card.  I learned a lot making these wacky paintings.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Myrna Wacknov Workshop Day 3

I am finally getting some of Myrna's techniques.  Each session, we are given a card with a number which corresponds to a color duo or triad.  Everyone does one element of design and rolls a die for a second.  Today, I got line and texture as my design elements and the color triad of red orange, blue green and violet.  This is what I came up with using those elements and colors.  I think it is a young Jay Leno,

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Paintings from Kathleen Conover workshop

These are three of the paintings I did at Springmaid last week, inspired by techniques taught by Kathleen Conover.  These are all watercolor, or watercolor over gesso juice and are 1/4 sheet size, 11 x 14".

Cavorting Camellias

Nevermore - I may incorporate some of Poe's poem, The Raven, in the background. 

Oh What a Web We Weave

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Baby Raven

Baby Raven - watercolor over gesso dots.  Inspired by Kathleen Conover demo on Youtube