What a wonderful class we had last night. The students did so well and really had lovely paintings to show for their efforts. I had everyone bring in an inspirational picture. Something to take color or layout from. I brought a picture of some gerber daisies which inspired my doodle above. It seemed that the students benefited from watching me paint. Maybe it was the bigger canvas paper that I handed out? More room seems to make one feel freer. A small canvas can be intimidating.
Next week, we are going to copy a master’s painting. I told everyone to do some research and find an abstract painting that they love and bring in a picture of it. They can copy that. I will have to bring in one myself. Any suggestions on which one I should attempt to copy?