I HAVE BEEN SEEKING OUT SPACES
For a number of years I have been seeking out spaces to paint as my subject matter. I’m interested in capturing the character of a place by exploring its physical qualities and how it is shaped by its inhabitants. A space has a presence by virtue of materials, design, and organization. People occupy a space and fill it with things for a variety of reasons, including utility and display. Time and environment are also factors.
Part of an ongoing project of painting on location Milwaukee’s historic architecture as subject. What interests me in painting architecture interiors and exteriors of primarily historic buildings? Most of the following ideas are not present in the paintings themselves, but are implied in the structure of the house and the objects it contains. There are […]
Workshop I: Introduction to plein air supplies for oil or acrylic painting March 21 | 6:30-8:00 p.m. | Villa Terrace No supplies necessary; in this class, you’ll learn about what you need to begin painting on location. If you already have a painting kit (portable easel, brushes, and paints), bring it and we’ll discuss how to use […]