Thursday, November 18, 2010


Last week, the demonstrator at the Hamden Art League meeting was Dick McEvoy, who gave a very energetic pastel landscape demo. His major point was to have fun while making art (which he clearly did during the demo). He snatched random colors from his pastel box, made lively marks and color patches and in the end, the painting read as trees and a stream alive with color and movement.
Inspired by the fun motif, I changed by usual perspective (still life at eye level) and put in color patches not seen in real life (just because I felt like it). The result is the above painting.


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    This is beautiful. Nice job!

  2. Hi Susan,

    Just discovered your blog through Virginia's site. I love, love, like over the top, love your work! It has delicacy and strength, humor, a wonderful sense of mystery, bravado and restraint. I just spent the better part of an hour going through your blog to its beginning. I will visit often.