Wednesday, August 25, 2010

"Pear Threat - SOLD


I am home from Maine as of an hour ago and am going to post before I collapse. The workshop was held in a kids french immersion school. It was really the perfect spot - plenty of light, and the tables were all the perfect height for still lifes ...

The chairs were a bit small, but very colorful and perfect for demo-watching.
Here are a few of my kids working away. This one in front was pretty surly a few times (just kidding, Kitty!), but the rest were fairly well-behaved. : )
We partied every night (even though I swear the wine glasses they gave me always seemed to have holes in the bottom), hence almost no posting last week. Below are my kids (and me in my new red jacket from LLBean).

10 comments:

Lynn Cyr said...

I'm SO jealous!!! I was supposed to be at that workshop, but had to cancel since it fell on the same weekend as our regional Art Fair!!

Thanks for the photos, though... hopefully I can make the next one!!

KELLIE JOBSON said...

I really love the graphic nature of this painting! The first word that popped in my head was Mondrian. Probably because of the primary/secondary colors and the hint of a grid like pattern. Very nice.

Cynnie said...

Wonderful pear...you should send it to pearathon dot com :) and what a room...light is right...
Love the "Show Off" below too....

Kelley Carey MacDonald said...

WOW! You are allowed not to post sometimes! This painting blows me away! the light/shadow on the cloth and plate are stunning!

Brenda Ferguson said...

Hey Carol~
A truly inspiring three days FULL of information, shared painting and the bliss of creating! Except for our painting day spent in Rockland, I've been practicing with oils ever since and as the days go by will also use what I learned and apply it to pastels. You rock! Thanks for the pleasure.
Still smiling from it,
Bren

Julián Andrade said...

Wonderful painting. Without any doubt this is another sample how you can dominate the grays colors on shadows. I'm going to learn from this.

Kitty Clark said...

Beware of the dreaded attack fork...... poor pear. Great colors and love the reflected light. You is good, girl.
Greetings from the surly one,
Kitty
Thanks for being such a cheerful teacher and coach!

Neiley said...

Love the new pear! Thank you for all the inspiration and direction, I have been painting non-stop since the workshop. What a great experience. Come back again soon!!

Bobbi Heath said...

Thanks, Carol for a great workshop! You were a treat to host, and I learned even more taking the workshop this second time. We will have to get you back to Maine again soon.

Shelby Dillon said...

I love the excuse about not posting. Blame it on the holes in the glasses they gave you. Clearly there is a glassblower that has some explaining to do! As usual, beautiful work. I really hope to be able to attend one of your workshops at some point (when they aren't completely full!)