In May I did a landscape workshop taught by Art Students League's virtuoso abstract painter Frank O'Cain. The ideas that work for me: taking notes on the light and colors, looking at composition rather than detail, not looking to create finished paintings as much as capturing a moment. Arezzo was perfect for such a workshop-- all the light, color, architecture, trees (and food!) that make Tuscany special, with minimal Disneyfication.
I also experimented with watercolor (last 3 pictures of this set), much more portable and discreet than acrylics, although more difficult to control.
6/22/2016 07:27:20 am
Wonderful work. Especially w/watercolors, which have a mind of their own. We loved Arezzo as well, & pics don't require quite the same intensity of looking; this was a great idea. love, D
6/22/2016 08:12:56 am
The long nerve of becoming leaps about your work.
6/22/2016 08:20:37 am
Thank you for sharing these glorious paintings and thoughts...and for reviving my memories of our Arezzo adventure.
6/22/2016 10:23:29 am
Definitely see some movement to abstraction which after all was what the workshop was about. Nice going!
6/22/2016 06:54:17 pm
Really, really beautiful work <3
6/23/2016 03:50:16 am
Your work is lovely.. The water colors are full of energy. I like the movement towards abstraction.
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