Looking at Art

What strategies can we use to observe, describe and discuss visual art? With evidence, reason and make a hypothesis about the art, and support your argument with observations using the painting by Joan Miro, “The Farm”, 1921-22. PART 1: Look closely at the image of this painting. Let your eyes scan the whole surface of the … More Looking at Art

Fall Schedule is out.

September – December course schedule is out! Click on this link for full class information and enrollment.   Janis and her painting of Otis, for her son and his wife (Ben Aaron/news personality and Ginger Zee/Good Morning America Weather Anchor).

Color Charts in Oil

Creating color charts (on canvas panel or gesso board) with the basic oil colors can help you practice and see the fundamental nuance and richness of paint. Much better than buying a large assortment of colors – you can create them yourself. The colors you will need for the following charts are what I have … More Color Charts in Oil