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
DO NOT PUT YOUR NAME AND I.D. NUMBER ON THE ACTUAL ARTWORK!
Please keep that information as the file name


Thanks again, and have a great spring break!
Mike

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Week13

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!

Mike

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...

Thanks!
Mike

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,
MIke
  
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..
Thanks,
Mike
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...


Mike

Monday, March 6, 2017

Week 8

Hi everyone;  Friday's class will meet in the LAB,
You may continue to work on your landscape or architectural paintings, or you can paint outside
on campus.
Please bring any original paintings or photographs you may want to continue painting as well.


Please be in the lab at 9:15..
Thanks,
Mike
Friday's Gouache Demo

Monday, February 27, 2017

Week 7

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.  The gardens is only 10 minutes from the Hillside campus in La Canada.
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.  We will only do 2 trips to these beautiful gardens for the term.
Please wait at the umbrella tables on your left side, just after entering the park...

Please be there by 9:30 am...  THANKS!   Mike

Please NO LARGE CHAIRS; folding stools only.



Friday's Gouache Demo

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Week 6

Friday's class will meet at the Arboretum.  Please review your supply list and have a plastic water container with a lid; (no water bottles).  Please have two boards; one large (at least 7 X 9"),  and one smaller board  ( about 3 1/2 X 4 1/2") for your value study.

It will be a sunny day but on the chilly side (in the mid 60's), so please have a jacket!)
I will see you there at 9:30am for a great day of painting...

Mike

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Week 5




 Well, it looks like we're back in the LAB today, (Friday class).
Please bring ALL PHOTO REFERENCE including architectural and on location.
Also, bring any original paintings you have for Photoshop enhancement.
Please be in class by 9:15...

Thanks!


Monday's Gouache Demo

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Week 4


Hi everyone;  Friday's class will meet at the LA ARBORETUM .
Please remember to check your supplies including two  watercolor boards; one for your value study and one for your final art. 
Please be there by 9:30...

Thanks!
Mike

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Week 3 Friday

Hi everyone;  Fridays class will meet in the Lab (145)
Plwase remember to bring your original paintings for scanning, as well as your Photo Reference.
Gouache Demo (Monday)


Don't for get to take Photos of an architectural building or structure, focusing on interesting and dramatic lighting.  Late afternoon will probably be best, (after 4 pm).

Please be in class by 9:15...

Thanks,
Mike

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Week 3

Hi everyone;  tomorrows class (Monday), will meet at the LA ARBORETUM in Arcadia.
From ArtCenter take the 210 Fwy (east) to the BALDWIN EXIT.  (approx 10 min).  turn RT
and the Arboretum will be on your immediate right side.

Please double-check your supply list, and bring a sweater.  It could be a bit chilly.  Also, the cafe is closed on Mondays, so please bring a lunch and/or snacks.
We will meet at the benches by the front entrtance.

The cost is $6.00 with STUDENT I.D.  so please remember to bring it'
OR, you may purchase a yearly pass for $35.00  (recommended)

Please be there by 9:30 am
Friday's Gouache Demo
Mike

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Week 2

The Friday class will meet at  THE LA ARBORETUM, ARCADIA.
From Art Center take the 210 fwy east to the BALDWIN EXIT.  Turn right and it will be immediately on the right side of the street.
The admission price is $6,00 with student I.D., or purchase a yearly pass for $35.00

Please dress warm;  it should be a nice day but a bit chilly.

Double-check your supplies and please be there by 9:30 am.
We will meet at the front entrance by the benches.
 see you there!
Mike

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Welcome Spring 2017

Hi Everyone;  welcome to Digital Landscape / Spring 2017. 
This blog is your guide to every class meeting location.  Please check the blog prior to leaving for class each and every time.  Because of weather conditions, the class locations can change last minute.

Thanks!
Mike