Yesterday I was invited to a tour/lecture at the Museum of Fine Arts-Houston’s exhibit from Williams College. Degas, it turns out, was an antisemite, grouchy, cranky and disagreeable but he surely could capture a scene. Almost voyeuristic. My 5 minute sketch of his sculpture while standing in a gallery during the lecture:
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Session 1: Feb. 4, 11, 18 and 25. Session 2: March 18, 25, April 1, 8.
Be inspired by the stunning work of the masters, then try out their loose, brilliant approach to design and color. It may well give you the confidence you are looking for in your own work. Demos in multi media and fast-paced, fun exercises abound each week. You may work in watercolor and/or acrylic. Homework & critique encouraged; all levels and abilities welcome.
Just a few amazing paintings from last spring’s class critiques:
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“Every new painting is like throwing myself into the water without knowing how to swim.” – Édouard Manet. "If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced." – Vincent Van Gogh