Saturday, April 21, 2012

Saturday Evening at the Jon Hassler Theater

Saturday evening, the 14th I went to an artist reception at the Jon Hassler Theater for the exhibit "Now and Then".  The exhibit was put together by the Greenwood Prairie Art Gallery to coincide with the play Jon and Jen.  As artists we showed work from "then" 1970's for me (and most of us) and "now" together with our photographs and a written piece about how we feel our work has evolved.  I had a wonderful evening talking to some of the artists about our histories and art work.  Here are a few pictures of some of the artists and their work.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

First week of Amazing April... 2012

April's blooming trees are more than a month early and absolutely beautiful.  I've been able to take pastels to the park and try to capture the incredible array of pinks and whites of a few of my favorite trees.

Also trying to paint with a limited palette in a limited time frame with water based oil paints.  Yellow, red, blue and white 1/2 hour to an hour.  Last weeks portraits:
Artificial light 30 min.

Natural light 1 hour

And for the "Mug and Cup" collection a clay coffee cup: