Monday, May 22, 2017

Welcome Summer Class 2017

Hi Everyone;  Welcome to the summer session of Digital Landscape!  Both the Tuesday and Friday classes will meet at the L.A. Arboretum in Arcadia.   From Pasadena, take the 210 Fwy east to the Baldwin Exit.  Turn Right on Baldwin.  The Arboretum will be directly on the right side.
Be sure to double check your supply list, including a sealed water container
Prepare your palette with the sponge and palette-paper before leaving for the park.
The weather should be warm this week, so dress appropriately.  Long sleeve shirts are recommended.

Please meet in front of the entrance by the benches.  If you are getting the yearly pass ($35.00),
you can get that in the office next to the entrance.  Be sure to mention you are from Art Center.
Also, remember to bring your student  I.D!  The student  price is $6.00

Please be there no later than 9:30 am...

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Week 14

Hi everyone;  we're at the end of another great term.  Thanks for all the hard work!
Our final reviews will start at 9am and finish at 12 noon ONLY.  No late work will be accepted

Please review the sheet I gave you regarding the procedure.
Be sure all artwork is labeled properly and in a folder, also labeled with full name as it appears on the ArtCenter register; DigLS, Spring2017, student I.D. and email
Please keep that information as the file name

Thanks again, and have a great spring break!

Sunday, April 9, 2017


Please be in the lab by 9:15

This is our last week to complete the 4 paintings due for the final next week.
Please bring all original art or scans to class, with your photo reference.
I will give you the information required for next weeks final...
See you in class!


Sunday, April 2, 2017

Week 12

Hi everyone;  we're in week 12 and finals are approaching.  This week and week 13 will be the final lab sessions to embellish and complete your 4 paintings and 2 master copies, all due week 14.
Please remember to bring all original paintings with reference, as well as photos for your architectural paintings to class.
Please be in class by 9:30 am...


Sunday, March 26, 2017

Week 11

HI everyone;  this is your last week(11) to paint on location, so let's meet at the LA Arboretum.   Weeks 12 and 13 will be your final opportunity to embellish and complete your 3 location paintings in the lab, as well as your architectural painting.

Please be there by 9:30,
Last Friday's Gouache Demo

Monday's Gouache Demo

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Week 10

Hi everyone;  we will meet at the L.A. Arboretum tomorrow (Friday class) for a great day of plein-air painting.  We just have this week and next week to complete your outdoor painting sessions.
Weeks 12 and 13 will be lab sessions to prepare for the final in week 14.
Please double-check your supply list and have  two boards; 1 for the value study, and 1 for the final painting.  Please remember to bring your water in a plastic container with a lid.  
It will be cool so please bring sweaters or jackets...

Please be there at 9:30..
Monday's gouache demo 

last Friday's gouache demo

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Week 9

HI everyone;  It looks like tomorrow (Friday) will be a terrific day to paint outside!  Let's meet at Descanso Gardens,1418 Descanso Drive, La Canada Flintridge .This will be our second and last trip to the gardens/

The admission is $6.00 for students, so please remember to bring your student I.D. card.
Parking is free and the cafe is open. 
Please wait at the umbrella tables on your left side, just after entering the park...
Please be there by 9:30...