Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Workshop At OMEGA

Last week I was teaching at OMEGA, and had a fabulous group of students.  Do I say that about every workshop?  Maybe.  Guess I've just been lucky to get such great people participating in workshops.  Here is a little eye-candy from the week.  I took mostly group shots, as the lighting was not right for getting head-on shots of individual pieces.  THIS IS ALL STUDENT WORK.
Five-Minute Paintings

A Series In Progress

The Drama of Black

Shapes, Lines, Patterns, Colors, YAY!

The beginnings of a Floating Shapes exercise

The gorgeous space at Omega

Shapes, lines, patterns


A little gem that turned up on the last day

Observing and taking photos
Spare and Graphic Collage

Gorgeous shapes!
Omega has a beautiful, tranquil, campus in Rhinebeck, NY.  It's like a luxurious summer camp for grown-ups, with lots of different housing options, great food, trails through the woods, a lake with boats you can use, gardens, a sanctuary for meditation, yoga classes open to everybody, plus wi-fi and cell service.  I love teaching there, and have also been a student.

Next year I will be teaching Intuitive Painting, June 4 - 9 at Omega.  This is open to all levels. 

I will also be teaching Visual Improvisation at Hudson River Valley Art Workshops, May 7 - 13. This is appropriate for "advanced beginner through intermediat" painters, meaning that you need to have some experience to get the most out of it.

5 comments:

  1. My word, that floating series...I would love to see that in a 48" x 60" or larger that would be stunning!

    On another thought, the idea that objects shouldn't "kiss" is nonsense. I notice you make a lot of your shapes kiss and I like that it creates a lot of tension and suspense. Nicely done.

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    1. Who ever said that objects shouldn't kiss? Never heard of it. Anyhow, thanks for your comment. I agree with you that the floating shapes pieces would be stunning scaled up.

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  2. Such deliciousness! Your classes always produce the goods.

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  3. Omega is my favorite place for arts retreat. Love the studio space. May come back for the Intuitive Painting. :-)

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  4. Some really interesting work here - they must have had an excellent teacher!

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