Oil on canvas, 12x16
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This week, I had the opportunity to attend a painting class at Dragonfly Studio in Pawcatuck. The teacher is a woman named Nicole Naylor, and I have to say, she is fabulous.
I'd been wanting to do a sunflower painting in a different range of colors - really sort of play with the colors, and the feelings evoked - and though I could see the painting in my mind, I didn't have the nerve to do it.
I can't explain this, really. I have enough canvas and paint that if I waste some, it's not a big deal. There's no one at my shoulder, when I'm up there in the studio, telling me I should do this or should do that, or passing judgment. Heck, if I made the painting and hated it, I could just wipe it off.
And yet, I couldn't begin.
In the class, I did begin. And Nicole helped me, questioning, suggesting, pushing. It was great. She was great.
And it was wonderful to paint with the other women in the class, too, all of whom made paintings that vibrated with life.
Don't forget! Mystic Outdoor Art Festival, Saturday and Sunday, rain or shine, starting at 10 a.m. I'll be at the corner of Willow and Main, across the street from the post office.
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