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Jasper workshop, Day 2

ImageImageI want to recommend Jaspers color workshop to artist of any level.  She teaches around the country from coast to coast.  Today we worked on a landscape on red grounds, which I have done before, but still learned from.  I still obviously need to work on value, but also on creating depth with simplicity.  For todays landscape we created two studies of our reference photo, for me it was a photo I took of my favorite childhood place in Arizona.  We did one value study and one color study, both meant to be discarded.  By the end of the day I was a bit frustrated with my painting but I will work on it again tomorrow after a night off.  I am very happy with my little color study and will make a point of doing this more often if not all the time.

 

 

 

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