Category Archives: SCAD PNTG
Grass in Crit Gallery
Today I wanted to see how my work looked the critique gallery. I love how they look together, but also love the pink one beside this cool portrait.
Second set of grass studies
The two with blurred water areas have been put in the trash and one missed the photo shoot, but I am enjoying the flow of ink and using a flat brush combined with a bamboo brush. The movement and repetition of brushstrokes builds my momentum and keeps me thinking of new compositions. The two inContinue reading “Second set of grass studies”
Spider Grass or Liriope, the scientific name is a great grass to use as a border along sidewalks or create edging around a tree. Most of the spider grass in our yard is helpful, but there was a long section in front that got out of line. You know when a child cuts their ownContinue reading “Spider Grass”
The summer of June 2018 I attended the teacher workshop week. The week included a tour of Alexander Hall and I saw this painting. Meeting Melinda tonight and hearing her speak about her work was incredible! She shared her first painting of a pile of shoes that she found in her parents garage and thenContinue reading “Melinda Borysevicz”
Big Grass Paintings
Using 40×60 inch watercolor paper and a two inch brush, these grass paintings of lowcounrty grasses were created today!
Process Research included these studies in my goal to improve palette, composition and scale. You will find my SCAD MOA activities here . Alexander Hall activies here Palette My palette for painting and scale has been inspired by color field painters such as Helen Frankenthaler, Robert Motherwell and Richard Diebenkorn. In painting backdrops for myContinue reading “November 4th”
SCAD MOA & Alexander Hall
Frederick Douglass & inspiring Marcus Dunn Review My first impression of the SCAD experience outside of our painting class was the night we attended the Frederick Douglass Symposium to meet, hear and learn from Isaac Julien. My first impression was pure awe. We can gather in this thoughtful theatre space to be sitting among talentedContinue reading “SCAD MOA & Alexander Hall”
Harriet sees the sun
My favorite moment of the movie was Harriet’s first sight of the sun after her treacherous journey through the woods, rapid river and tall grassy fields. When she stopped running to lift her hands to form the shape of the sun was the most triumphant moment to me. She had followed the North Star allContinue reading “Harriet sees the sun”