This plein air pastel was completed on velour board and measures 18.5"x 26.5"
Thursday, November 13, 2008
This pastel painting measures 15.5"x24.5". It was done on Kitty Wallis sanded paper. I did a fairly detailed watercolor underpainting. I established basic values and the overall composition. A Night in Fullerton, Village Art Center 11/9-2/10
Tuesday, November 11, 2008
Sue Ellen Cooper was one of the artists at the Village Art Center. Sue Ellen is a color pencil artist who describes her compostion as whimsical. Sue Ellen is planning on spending more time on her art. She has been busy overseeing her baby-The Red Hat Society. http://www.redhatsociety.com/infonew/howitstarted.html
I have 8 paintings in the Village Art Center. The titles of those paintings are: Yampa River, South Ridge Haze, Area Closed, Twilight at Chino Hills, D.T. Flemming Beach, Laguna Tide, Laguna Salt Creek II, and Laguna Shore Break.
Monday, November 10, 2008
Sunday, November 9, 2008
Friday, November 7, 2008
Wednesday, November 5, 2008
Monday, November 3, 2008
This show begins November 15th. I have one piece entered. The name of the piece is Canyon Shadows. The USPA http://uspapastelartists.org/ is a fairly new organization. This is their second year. They have really strong demonstrators. A couple of their recent demonstrators have been Sally Strand http://www.sallystrand.com/ and Debra Huse. http://www.debrahuse.com/
Sunday, November 2, 2008
This show begins this week at the Village Art Center in Fullerton California. I will be at the gallery from the 8th through December 13th. The gallery features the art of Brad Faegre a fellow pastel artist I admire for his draftmanship. I just discovered that he has a blog
Saturday, November 1, 2008
The Southern California Artists Associaton http://www.socalartists.org/
juried in a piece I entered. I have entered several local contests and recieved awards, but nothing like this. The panel of Messrs were John Cosby http://www.cosbystudio.com/, Ray Redfern http://www.redferngallery.com/, and Jean Stern http://www.irvinemuseum.org/. John Cosby is an amazing painter who serves on the advisory board for socalartist. Ray Redfern owns a gallery in Laguna. Jean Stern is the director of the Irvine Museum.