Monday, July 23, 2018

Week 11

Hi Class;  it's going to be WAY too hot to paint outside, so once again let's meet in the LAB.  As always, bring ALL outwork and reference material to the lab.  We'll continue to work on the architectural assignment as well as the 3 landscape paintings.

Please be in class at 9am,

Here's a gouache painting I did for the print and licensing market

Monday, July 9, 2018


HI Class; this week we'll be in the lab.  Please be sure to bring all of your original artwork for scanning, as well as all of your photo reference.  If you have taken photos for the Architectural Painting, please bring those to class as well.  If you haven't taken photos, you must do so this week.
Week 14 is fast approaching!
Please be in class at 9am..

Monday, July 2, 2018

Week 8

Hi Class;  This week we'll go to Descanso Gardens, just a few minutes from the Hillside campus;     
1418 Descanso Drive
La CaƱada Flintridge, CA 91011

Ph. (818) 949-4200

PLEASE.... Be sure to double-check your supply list.  Make sure you bring a water container that closes tightly with at least 32 ozs. of water.
 Prepare your palette and paper in advance..
  1.  cut sponge and paper to fit the palette
  2.  put wet sponge in the palette
  3.  soak paper in hot water for at least 5 minutes
  4.  place wet palette paper on top of sponge
  5.  close lid and bring with you
  6.  NO large chairs; folding stools only
  7.  2 illustration boards / (1) approx: 6 x 9" and    (1) approx: 3 X 6" (value study)
  Admission is 6.00 with student I.D. (don't forget it)
We will meet at the umbrella tables just to the left as you enter the park.

Please remember to take the architectural photos this week.  Next week will be a LAB session and you will need to start your architectural painting.  The focus should be on interesting lighting. 

Please be in the park by 9:30am..