One week away. I will be teaching a plein air painting workshop, painting on location on Galveston Island, Texas. If you have never been painting outdoors now is a good time to learn. This workshop is for beginners and those who have trouble painting outdoors. Small list to bring below.
I'll be doing a demo as well as helping each person individually.
Pencil 2b, small sketchbook
Oil paint - white, yellow, red, blue artist grade
Couple panels small in size, any size for example 6x8, 8x8, 8x10
Panels can be canvas/linen, or just gessoed hardpanel type.
Brushes - at least (5) no. 5 flats, hog hair type bristle, Couple small no 3 flats, and small thin brush for lines.
Palette knife small in size 1" long blade.
Paper Towels, or rag.
Odorless Mineral Spirits, or Walnut Oil, any medium you might already use
Quite challenging this day as the sun poked behind some clouds a couple times but not to much of a change. This view is near Downtown Houston at the Sam Houston Park. They have a nice fountain and a local was taking a break from the hot sun and I had a chance to paint him. Nice spring day!
Today was a stay at home day, no traveling, so I looked around to find something interesting to paint and found this rubbish pile. Nice day to paint but the clouds and sun were playing with me again until it calmed down some about twenty minutes toward the end and was able to pull in closer to what I was interested in.
Nice surf day at Galveston. Well it shows to prove you never know what the surf will look like and sometimes the forecast can't predict the odd sets that come in. It came out of the blue, surf was up and good but didn't last for long. Longboarder getting a ride and fighting for every bit. Oh, and if you haven't heard, today is Pi Day, that's 3.14.15.... :)
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