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A truck stop for fishermen

Posted by admin on June 29, 2015 in composition, drawing, drawing on location, light | No Comments

The University of Washington Drama drawing class wrapped up with a field trip to Fishermen’s Terminal, a moorage for both working and pleasure boats, with restaurants and services for fishermen and -women. We we accompanied by our intrepid and always-dapper model Amanda. Context brings so much life to life drawing, but is inexplicably left out […]

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A Poodle Grayscale, a Fake Historical Site and Other Treasures of the High Desert

Posted by admin on March 16, 2015 in color, light, pattern | No Comments

In Southern California for my show this winter, we took a little detour to the gorgeous Joshua Tree National Park, known for its fabulous boulders and breathtaking scenery, but also for the oddball collection of artists who have made the area around it home. Looking up into the hills, you might spy a little compound¬† […]

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Never Finished

Posted by admin on December 4, 2014 in drawing, light | No Comments

A couple weeks ago, I took my lovely UW theatre designers on a little field trip to Suyama Space to draw “Never Finished”, a room-sized installation of cascading fluorescent tubes by the artist team Lilienthal|Zamora. Since this is after all a life drawing class, we were joined by our favorite field-trip model Amanda, who added […]

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Colored shadows

Posted by admin on February 19, 2014 in color, light, painting | No Comments

Today in Color Boot Camp class we took a look at the colors of shadows, how the colors of cast shadows are influenced the color of the object casting the shadow, and more dramatically, the light source. Here is a mandarin orange on a pink paper napkin sitting on the table, with light coming from […]

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