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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

My Class Demo -What was I thinking?


Class demo at The California Art Institute: What was I thinking? 18 x 24

Keep the skin tone overal cool
Catch the rim light on her hair
Feel 'it'
Make the separation of light and shadow strong but subtle
Connect with the sitter

Feel 'it'
Feel 'it'
Feel 'it'

THIS IS WORKING, at least for now.

6 comments:

NeilArtist said...

Beautiful Work Johanna! I love the texture and really looseness of your work. It flows magically!

Portrait Painting By Johanna Spinks said...

Thank you Neil. You should have seen the one I did today. It did not flow. Ah well!!!!

Marian Fortunati said...

I am always amazed at how you manage to talk, TEACH, and demo all at the same time... and do them all WELL!!!

David Magallanes said...

What was =I= thinking as I contemplated your latest work? "Stately," "distinguished," "educated," "affluent."

BrandNewStudio said...

Fascinating work.
It has been delightful
to visit your gallery.
Good Creations

Portrait Painting By Johanna Spinks said...

This is free to anyone who wants it.