The summer workshops in Shellharbour have ended. The last hurrah was a follow up with a course participant the other day. Wow! What a month it was. We had rain, sweltering heat, seasoned artists, beginners, walks, adventures and a thousand onlookers. Ambassadors for art, teaching on the spot, poster boys and girls and many admiring glances from passers by. Everyone had a great sense of spurring one another on and supporting fellow travellers on the art road. One sold a painting on the spot. Another inspired a new generation of artists in true teacher fashion. Other sales followed and excitement built for more workshops to come. Well done everyone! Thank you for sharing your journey with us all.
My next focus will be on the New York workshops in May. The first one on May 4-5 sold out very quickly so I have decided to run another one on May 6th. If anyone is interested please find all the information here: New York Workshops . I am looking forward to meeting all my American friends and painting plein air in Central Park. The blossoms will still be in bloom and the weather will be wonderful…. I hope!
February has been a month of more florals. Strong light through glass and textured petals have been a highlight. Landscapes have featured as well, but the chance to use colours other than green and blue have enlivened me and my practice. I love the variety of the still lifes and feel invigorated. Thank you to all who have commented and encouraged me (one way or the other).
Meanwhile, here’s a snapshot of what’s been happening this month: