Monday, November 23, 2009

Marshana Just to let you see some more painting development... Here is my painting of Marshana (one of our models in Michael Mentler's life drawing/painting group here in Dallas). Marshana was a wonderful challenge, with her beautiful dark skin being lit with warm light on one side, and cool light on the other. This made for a huge variety of color, and since color is my specialty...well, I had a great time with this one! Session 1 (20 minutes): Session 4 (finished): Read more »


Sunday, November 8, 2009

"Who Does She Think She Is?"

Last Sunday, Steve and I attended the film screening of a documentary about women artists, called "Who Does She Think She Is?" ( ). I was invited by a member of the Lakeside Arts Foundation ( ) to exhibit some of my work at this event, because the film screening was held in conjunction with a women's art expo put on by Art for Peace, the Lakeside Arts Foundation, and Peace Project International. The theme was women and peace, and so, several of my paintings featuring women and children were on display, and will be until November 22. At first, I thought the film would be interesting, but I was going to take it with a grain of salt, because I'm not a feminist! I also assumed that because of my own personal situat… Read more »

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