While taking Gregg Kreutz's workshop last month many of the women were discussing Roseta Santiago's workshop. I looked at her new book once again and after seeing one of the women in the workshop paint in a similar manner I decided I had to try and make a more simplified still life with a more contemporary look for myself. I think I will probably paint more of these set ups in the near future.
Monday, December 10, 2007
My art friend Anita brought in the objects to paint in our class. The green bottle was found in a general store in Mississippi that had closed and the bottle was actually had a lot of character. For time I had to simplify the bottle. The black pottery bowl was made by her daughter when she was in school. When taking this picture I was having a hard time getting rid of the glare. As you can see there is a glare and the blue bottle looks more electric then it is in the painting. At this point it is so much easier to paint a painting then to figure out this camera!
Wednesday, December 5, 2007
Tuesday, December 4, 2007
If you live in the Atlanta area please come by the Chastain Art Center's Sale. There are many great paintings and pottery for sale. Chastain is located off Roswell Road at W. Wieuca Road. If you are coming from 285 go inside the perimeter and make a right onto W. Wieuca Road go thru stop sign and Chastain will be on the right. Thank you for your support.