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A second go at a scene painted once before. Different season and different focus.
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Sun Spots on Sheep Camp Trail

A second go at a scene painted once before. Different season and different focus.
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What a Slide Projector Taught Me About Painting!

Posted on December 7, 2015 at 3:58pm 0 Comments

What a Slide Projector Taught Me About Painting!

By Ed Bertolet

Sometimes lessons about painting can come from surprising places. In this case the lesson came from a slide projector.…

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Dynamic Observation

Posted on November 30, 2015 at 10:25am 1 Comment

Dynamic Observation

By Ed Bertolet





What on earth is dynamic observation? I have coined that phrase to get your attention and to remind you that the way you see your subject is…

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Using a Single Brush

Posted on November 29, 2015 at 6:05pm 0 Comments

Try using a Single Brush to do a painting.

By Ed Bertolet



Using a single brush to do a painting will do two things for you... it will keep your work loose by preventing you…

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Start like a Butcher and Finish Like a Surgeon

Posted on November 25, 2015 at 4:30pm 1 Comment

Too often we make the job of painting a picture much more difficult than it needs to be. Mainly because we lack the patience and discipline to establish a good start and jump directly into painting detail way before we ought to. Maybe this is because we think if we can nail down a detail, we can build the rest of the painting around it. There are so many things to consider we feel overwhelmed and think this bit…

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All members are invited to participate in this 2-day paintout!This is not a competition or workshop, there is no fee. Just show up with your art supplies to paint and have fun.On Saturday lets paint at Point Lobos park. Come at any time you can, I'll try to be there by 9am. Bring lunch, we will have a group picnic around 1pm at the picnic area next to China Cove.Dinner on Saturday at 6:30 pm at Rio Grill. Address: 101 Crossroads Boulevard, Carmel, CA 93923 ph: (831) 625-5436Catherine Fasciato…See More
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