Beginners Art 4: Looking at Autumn

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Art Classes: 10  weeks : 3hrs for now advanced beginners!…adults who had all said they were ‘too scared to draw’, had been told at school they couldn’t paint. Block 4 : working as much as the weather would allow outside in autumn on the west coast of Scotland. Mixing acrylic blues on a hilltop was tricky with the shifting light…paint what you see, not what you think blue to be…

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…it was rarely dry, so sadly we couldn’t capture the ‘expressive’ in our autumn views…we improvised by moving to others houses, my studio and a farm barn concentrating on composition, sketching, loose drawing, splashy inks and graphic images to print…

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