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By Donna on March 30, 2009
I’m back in the studio again after teaching a watercolor workshop for Kanuga Watermedia Workshops in Hendersonville, North Carolina. I had a class of 26 fabulous students and I learned as much from them as they learned from me! Kanuga workshops are wonderfully run by Robbie Laird and her husband Will. Held at the Kanuga […]
By Donna on March 21, 2009
Happy first day of spring! Today I’m flying to Asheville, NC to teach my first 2009 workshop for Kanuga Watercolor Workshops. I’m looking forward to meeting everyone and spending the week immersed in art! Happy Painting!
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By Donna on March 7, 2009
As I’ve noted in earlier posts, a series contains a certain number of pieces that are united in theme, subject, materials or medium. A theme reflects an artist’s interest – for example Monet’s series of Haystack paintings, where the subject of haystacks was simply a jumping off place to paint his real passion, which was light. John […]
By Donna on March 6, 2009
Besides my four official series, I also have “series within series” paintings. These are series that deal with more specific elements of the major theme. For example, I have at least two (that I can think of at the moment) on-going series that connect to my Interior Series. One is my Chair Series, and I’ve […]
By Donna on March 5, 2009
I have four “official” series currently in process; a Figure Series, a City Series, an Interior Series, and a fledgling Landscape Series that at this time contains only 3 paintings. These four series represent subjects I’ve been exploring over that past ten or so years. The painting above is part of my City Series, titled Big Yellow […]