Category Archives: painting

Final Project

Yesterday was Open Studios, an opportunity for the Agnes Scott community to come visit Dana to see what we’ve been up to all year.  Every glass displays their work in a way that is more organized that a regular studio,

Final Project

Yesterday was Open Studios, an opportunity for the Agnes Scott community to come visit Dana to see what we’ve been up to all year.  Every glass displays their work in a way that is more organized that a regular studio,

Fruits and Vegetables

I am currently in the process of completing my final project for my painting class.  We have four weeks to complete the projects so I have had time to experiment and reflect with more depth than the previous projects.  While

Fruits and Vegetables

I am currently in the process of completing my final project for my painting class.  We have four weeks to complete the projects so I have had time to experiment and reflect with more depth than the previous projects.  While

Painting in Value

Our last project in Art 341 was a value paining.  We were limited to two hours in class and had only black and white acrylic with gel medium.  At first I was really excited about the project, as I used

Painting in Value

Our last project in Art 341 was a value paining.  We were limited to two hours in class and had only black and white acrylic with gel medium.  At first I was really excited about the project, as I used

An Experiment in Risk

Our third project in Painting 341 was all about risk. The first part of the project was to do a precise pencil drawing which drove me nuts.  I was too focused on making the drawing perfect and anxious about starting

An Experiment in Risk

Our third project in Painting 341 was all about risk. The first part of the project was to do a precise pencil drawing which drove me nuts.  I was too focused on making the drawing perfect and anxious about starting

Suggestion vs. Description

A piece of writing I did for Painting 341 about suggestion vs. description: In “Landscape with Olive Trees” Vincent Van Gogh uses a limited color palette and minimal contrast.  He uses the colors of green, blue, white and a little

Suggestion vs. Description

A piece of writing I did for Painting 341 about suggestion vs. description: In “Landscape with Olive Trees” Vincent Van Gogh uses a limited color palette and minimal contrast.  He uses the colors of green, blue, white and a little

Peer Reflection

More peer reflection and thoughts from the critique: I really loved the bone in your painting.  It is detailed with a mastery of the media, yet the object itself is ambiguous, which keeps me looking.  The longer you can make

Peer Reflection

More peer reflection and thoughts from the critique: I really loved the bone in your painting.  It is detailed with a mastery of the media, yet the object itself is ambiguous, which keeps me looking.  The longer you can make

Calm Afternoon

I spent an hour this afternoon painting in the Oakhurst Community Garden.  It was a good change from my usual painting location on campus.  I picked a sage plant and a flower that I found on site as my subjects.

Calm Afternoon

I spent an hour this afternoon painting in the Oakhurst Community Garden.  It was a good change from my usual painting location on campus.  I picked a sage plant and a flower that I found on site as my subjects.