Sunday, June 14, 2015

Calgary FCA - Doug Swinton Workshop


I painted ALL 10 of these 8"x10" paintings in a one day workshop with Doug Swinton. I have never painted on black canvas board before so that to was an adjustment. He put a photo up on a large screen and we had 20 minutes to paint it, then 10 minutes to clean our palettes and brushes and on to the next one. It was a heart pounding and very rewarding experience. We had scenery, animal (bison), floral and even a person to paint (really something for everyone and really pushing our usual comfort subject). Now to use what I have learned when I go plein air painting.....

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