4/5/08

YUPO WORKSHOP

We had a great workshop at Kanuga with our instructor, George James. He excels as a master teacher, able to encourage, inspire, and explain so many concepts that have already begun pushing me forward, challenging me to make better art. We had only four days of instruction, but twice that would have been okay with me.

I realized on Monday that I feel like I'm so at home when I'm painting on YUPO, as compared to other surfaces like cotton watercolor paper. The surface opens up so many more possibilities for expression.

This painting started as a small value study of 4 shapes, no reference photo. . . more paintings to come soon but for now, I need a good night's sleep. WHAT A WEEK!

"PRECIPICE" Transparent Watercolor on YUPO 25 x 20"

6 comments:

Suzanne said...

I think this is my most favorite painting of yours yet! Glad you had such a good experience!

RHCarpenter said...

I like this a lot!!! And can't wait to see what you did in your workshop. Welcome home :)

Dawn said...

welcome home, and this painting maybe my favorite also! cant wait for you to tell us all you loved and learned!

Sandy said...

what color and fluidity...beautiful.

sandy

Sandy Maudlin said...

Thank you for commenting. Can't wait to show you some more. I've been posting a lot of older works and, now looking at them, wonder why I ever posted some of them. However, my motivation to ever start this blog was for my grandkids to have a journal of Grandma's art life, so the old blogs make sense in that respect.

Nick said...

yeah Sandy!!