Drawing With Color 1.7/also called 2.1 in the 6 week course

Glass. Transparency, opacity, and color. Today we worked drawing blue glass bottles, in a primary triad using blue as a dominant color. The triad harmony is blue, red, yellow. We’ve drawn the star shaped value scale, depicting a variety of the mixes and layerings of the colors. The drawn image has used a variety of … More Drawing With Color 1.7/also called 2.1 in the 6 week course

Shell

This oil painting project looks at the form of a big and beautiful natural shell. We follow the same process of creating first a tonal drawing within a grid. Here is Rip’s version: Following are three palettes we are using in this painting: the grisaille (black to white underpainting), warm and cool ultramarine and burnt … More Shell

Drawing With Color, Washington Post

Drawing With Color, Washington Post (link to article “From Quilting to Painting”) Recently I was interviewed by Jennifer Forker, from the Associated Press. We talked about my color drawing curriculum that I developed and teach at The Drawing Studio, in Tucson. The same curriculum is also taught in my oil painting classes. I tell my students … More Drawing With Color, Washington Post