Sunday, March 23, 2008

An apple a day...


Yesterday I had a workshop locally at the Sharon Art Center in Peterborough NH. It was postponed from earlier in the month when we had a snow day.

In the workshop we worked on building up color in 2 different ways: from a complimentary grisaille and starting with local colors and building on that. I brought a couple of bags of apples and students arranged themselves close to an apple that was hopefully lit well with 4 clamp lamps I had set up on stands.

The apple above I did the night before the workshop using a complimentary grisaille on light blue colourfix paper.

Thanks everyone who came to the class!

I do have a new 5 week class on colored pencil coming up at the Sharon Art Center in May and will include some work with watercolor pencils as well as colored pencils, after some persuading from everyone in my class yesterday!

Painterly Colored Pencil Thursdays
at the Sharon Art Center School
May 8 - June 5 Thursdays (5 3hour sessions)
10am - 1pm
www.sharonarts.org

3 comments:

vivien said...

gorgeous and beautifully observed :)

Nicole Caulfield said...

Thanks Vivien!

Reflections From Life Art Blog said...

Congrats on a successful workshop Nicole! Great drawing of the apple too! Glad it all turned out so well.

Nancy