Throwback Thursday…fall foliage painting

I painted this 18×22 oil on canvas piece last summer when I took Dawn Whitelaw’s “Painting From a Reference Photo” workshop at Warehouse 521. I still haven’t written a blog post about that workshop but I intend to do so at … Continue reading

Nancy Seamons Crookston Workshop recap 

I had the privilege of taking a workshop from Nancy Seamons Crookston earlier this month and let me just start by saying that Nancy is the sweetest, kindest and most humble artist I have every painted with! I’m not saying that … Continue reading

Roger Dale Brown Workshop Day 3 and final reflections 

Roger began the final day of the workshop with a demo. He painted what we all felt was a boring reference photo, and turned it into an absolutely lovely painting. It was really helpful to watch Roger start and finish … Continue reading

Roger Dale Brown Workshop Day 2

I returned to Warehouse 521 this morning for the second day of the Roger Dale Brown workshop. I arrived early so that I could work on yesterday’s piece before the workshop began. I was more careful with my paint application … Continue reading

Roger Dale Brown Workshop Day 1

Today was day 1 of the Roger Dale Brown workshop at Warehouse 521 in Berry Hill and boy am I tired! Painting may not seem like it would be exhausting, but when you’re not used to painting for 8 hours … Continue reading