Painting the morning in the night

Last night I guided a small group through a paint and wine class at Vanguard Gallery in Moreno Valley.  One of my students had already taken classes with me, including the Absolute Beginners class and was happy to work through this painting  of winter solstice sunrise across the Salton Sea to hone some of the skills.

Students in painting class

We’re doing an underpainting to get rid of the white so in the final painting we’re not strugging with that aspect

Students in painting class

We’re painting the sky part of the top coat

Students in painting class

It’s easier to paint the bottom of the panel when it’s upside down.

Students in painting class

Adding the sun.

Students in painting class

All done!

 

6 thoughts on “Painting the morning in the night

  1. This morning I looked at the ocean and saw the zig zags of color and how the colors mixed. Looking is just like painting sometimes.

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  2. I’m glad you taught me how to paint water. I finally painted a Shark for my granddaughter and he has water to swim in. Don’t know how to attach the painting to this comment, however.

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