• Texas Landscape - Workshop Value Study Demo

    6 monthes ago - By Laurel Daniel

    Texas Landscape, 6 x 8, oil, L. Daniel © 2018Value Study Demo for Wimberley Artist Workshops
    Last week, I had the privilege of teaching a group of fabulous painters in Wimberley, Texas. This was a four-day workshop with the Wimberley Artists Workshops, and it was an all-inclusive, total immersion set up. It's a such great way to go... beautiful accommodations at the Creekhaven Inn, with all meals taken care of... we were completely free to just paint and learn!
    We started out the first day with a value study in the morning, and then painted the same thing in color after lunch. It was a...
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  • Cypress Creek Reflections - Workshop Demo on Selection Process

    Cypress Creek Reflections - Workshop Demo on Selection Process

    6 monthes ago - By Laurel Daniel

    Cypress Creek Reflections, 8x10, oil, L. Daniel © 2018Workshop Demo - SOLD
    On day two of my workshop, we painted the Cypress Creek next to Creekhaven Inn where we stayed. How great was it that we could walk out the door and down the hill to set up? The lessons that day were many... water, reflections, and mixing greens... but a big one had to do with the Selection Process.
    The scene was full of trunks and limbs and all kinds of tangled branches... what to choose? It's so important to have an "idea", and we can't have it all.
    What caught my eye was that sunlit patch of grass next to the...
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