A sneak preview into my newest paintings, Hudson Valley Landscapes, along with thoughts inspired by the process of painting, teaching, and other creative ramblings. Upcoming exhibitions, painting classes, workshops and more. Website at http://www.mirafink.com Please leave me a comment
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Clove Brook Farm Plein Air Painting
Here is a new watercolor I created as a demo painting for the Wallkill River School Plein Air painters last weekend. Come take a watercolor class or workshop. Next one is this Sat. Oct. 1rst at the Wallkill River School from 9-3 Call 845-457-2787 to register. Next class starts on Oct. 15th and goes for six consecutive Saturdays at the Town of Esopus library in Port Ewen, NY. Call 845-338-5580 to register.
Friday, September 2, 2011
Minnewaska Tree Painting
This is the completed painting that I had started as a demonstration painting at my August 27th Landscape Watercolor Workshop at the Wallkill River School of Art. The rocks have a combination of dry brush technique and very light washes that help define the surface texture as well as the contours of the rocks. For those who were there, note that additional washes have been added to the mountains in the background as well as the lake water and the foreground foliage.
The next Landscape Watercolor Workshop at the Wallkill School of Art will be on Sept. 17th from 9am-3pm. Hope to see some of you there and please help spread the word. The final one in the Fall series will be on Oct. 1rst. Watercolor class at the Town of Esopus Library starts on Oct. 15th and goes for 6 consecutive Saturdays from 1-3:30pm. More info at http://www.mirafink.com events page.
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