After introductions and a short contemplation exercise, we loaded our water color palettes with two different greens, yellows, reds, blues as well as a purple and a brown. Soon everyone was happily mixing colors.
|Everyone's approach to the color mixing play was unique and reflected out individuality.|
|Color study, approx. 10"x10:|
In addition to her amazing art journals Andie is a generous and gifted teacher. The demonstrations she gave were mesmerizing.
We worked on several exercises during the course of the day, including finding and using 'magic sticks'.
|Water color and ink applied with stick, approx. 10"x10"|
The time flew by. I was reminded of how much I love water color painting...
|My landscape studies...approx. 10"x10"|
and vowed to continue painting out in our beautiful forest from time to time in the future. Andie stressed that recording our rain forest environment is honorable and important work. (It's also tons of fun)!