Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Carol Marine Workshop

"On The Podium", 6 x 6" oil on board

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This is my favorite painting that I did at Carol Marine's workshop last week. The workshop was fabulous! I learned much more this time than 2 years ago -I reminded myself of what I tell my own students: you can only learn what you are ready for. I chose to paint fairly difficult subjects throughout the workshop, just to push my learning level. This is the first time I have painted glass as a subject, and it was great fun to play with the distortions, and trying to figure out why glass looks like it does. The red box is one that Carol gave each of us to put our fears into, so I thought it would be appropriate to have it in this painting.

Enjoy!

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6 comments:

Pam Holnback said...

Great job w/ the glass!

Donna MacDonald said...

Hi Sharon - this is absolutely fabulous!! I love the amazing colour!

Chris said...

great post-Carol's a first class instructor

suzannepaints said...

Beautiful work! You pushed yourself in the right direction.

Virginia Floyd said...

Great job on the glass. I liked your comment that you learned more the 2nd time in her workshop because you were ready for it. I took her workshop several years ago as an absolute rookie. I've signed up for a 2nd time next year. I hope I do as well as you!

Sharon Lynn Williams said...

Thank you all for your kind support!