Monday, May 3, 2010

Workshop Work


"group mass"

"L" or "tunnel"

This week I'm taking a workshop in Wimberly with Skip Whitcomb. We started today with a couple of hours of Skip sharing his wisdom --so much to learn! We spent the afternoon attempting to put it into action--no paint, just sketching. We were attempting to see the landscape with the visual vocabulary taught by Edgar Payne, in his book , Composition of Outdoor Painting. Laurel teaches using these compositional tools as well, so I was familiar enough to feel good about what we were doing. I did 16 sketches--here are two. I think tomorrow he'll let us paint. :)

-julie davis

5 comments:

Kay said...

I really like these fresh sketches..have fun at your workshop

John Weisinger said...

I really like the detail or definition I see in these sketches! Good work.
J

Barbara M. said...

I worry when you take a workshop that you'll change your distinctive style which would be sad, because you're so good. But these are just lovely.
You are so good. Stay you.

xoxoxoxoxoBarbara

Laurel Daniel said...

What a GREAT start... gorgeous!

Róisín O'Farrell said...

The sketches are beautiful and work on there own. I'm looking forward to seeing the effect on you your compositions.