Saturday, October 12, 2013

Back Again

"Little Dancer" Oil on Canvas, 8 x 10
Have been away for a while.  Have been working on two landscape paintings and two figure paintings. One small painting of a dancing girl as you see here is completed. Will post again with progress of the ones I am still working on.

Also a huge thing has happened in that since last Fall 2012, I have been working as an art teacher at a small private school near where we live. It's been a mixed blessing. I love the challenge of creating art projects for the children and seeing how they can do such precious work but....it's been extremely time consuming. Taking much time away from my fine art. Since I am new at it I have been working many hours after school and during the summers honing the curriculum and lesson plans. Time marches on but I will need to enjoy each moment no matter what I endeavor to do.

Drawing

So right now I am re-educating myself on the art of drawing. I am doing a lot of reading and examination of works that I find stunning by ot...