Follow along on the working page at https://www.notion.so/tamouse/Apostle-Islands-Lighthouse-758eb3afaf264485b3e3188ffef095cf
Using a photo from a friend’s trip to Hawaii as the source, follow along with the work in progress on https://www.notion.so/tamouse/Sunset-at-Princeville-HI-4a681f1606b740a683ede8a658a2c0e3 .
This week, March 24, 2021, we started a new project in class. The source photo is from our teacher’s own collection, taken on a beach around Manitowoc of Lake Michigan.
Follow along at the entry at https://www.notion.so/tamouse/Manitowoc-Beach-in-June-34dc565aab2d4bac83e76e1ee2d1f14b.
Many macOS users will likely recognize the source for this painting as one or the background images provided in the recent past. Every time it would pop onto my background or go by in a screen saver, I’d just give a sigh and stare at it.
Jokingly naming the painting “Ellie Font” for no typographical reason, just the way my brain works.
Again, the blog is over on Notion.so:
We started a new painting class project in February. It’s a picture our teacher took while touring around near La Crescent / La Cross.
The actual blog post is at https://www.notion.so/Woodcarver-s-Barn-ef644546068e41c5887a0256908c1a18
Doing things a little differently this time. Instead of writing my blog post here, I wrote it using Notion.so.
Early December 2020 project, from a photograph taken by our instructor.Continue reading “Seal Beach, California”
Painting a maritime scene from a photo taken in Nova Scotia. In this class project, we learned how to take a photograph and arrange and compose it to make a better painting.Continue reading “Nova Scotia Maritime”
Some of the other students were working on this photo earlier, and I wanted to give it a go, since the lighting is so unusual.
In today’s class, we watched two videos:
- A field scene in Andy Evansen’s Plein Aire painting in the Cotswolds.
- A Ron Ransom video tutorial on painting skies, especially clouds