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Well Done Chantel on Completing Workshop H

In “Bouquet” Chantal incorporated the principles of Workshop H for her summary painting: contrast of brushworkcontrast of shaperight anglestie togethercomplementary or balanced color harmony “I cannot...

Congratulations Jane!

“Way back in February, when nobody thought twice about crowded places, I entered the one-day Florida State Fair plein air painting competition. I was thrilled to learn I won First Place! Barry’s painting...

Well Done Diana for Completing the Apprentice Program

In this painting, Diana used all the principles she learned in Workshop P. She created this for the Summary Painting. “Glowing whites, luminescence, atmospheric perspective, rabatment of the rectangle, triadic and...

Well Done Sheila

Sheila donated four 6 x 6 inch “tiles” to an annual fundraiser for the Canadian Mental Health Association. They sold three and this one was selected to be framed and put into their silent auction.

John Singer Sargent at The Morgan Library, New York

John Singer Sargent (1856–1925) was one of the greatest portrait artists of his time. While he is best known for his powerful paintings, he largely ceased painting portraits in 1907 and turned instead to charcoal...