Drawing Class Demo

This week students worked on drawing heads in the observational drawing class I teach at Danforth Museum School in Framingham. We have progressed from drawing individual objects like the tea pot to complex forms such as the plaster bust of a man. The outlined features on the balloon help students see the difference between drawing flat, isolated features on a sphere in comparison to representing the underlying structure of the skull. White objects make it easier to observe shapes of light and dark cast by the raking spotlight. Registration is open for next session classes that begin April 7, 2015.

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Head, charcoal pencil, 18×24

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2015 Faculty Exhibition

Danforth Art Museum and School Gallery

March 1—April 12, 2015

123 Union Avenue, Framingham, MA
508-620-0050

Members only reception Saturday, March 14, 6-8 pm
Become a Danforth Art Member

About the Exhibition

Skull, 01

Skull, 01 — oil on panel, framed, 10×10 inches, 2012

Skull, 02

Skull, 02 — oil on panel, framed, 10×10 inches, 2012

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Gilbert Gallery Porter’s Show

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Gilbert Gallery, Miss Porter’s School

a selection of paintings and collages

February 1—28, 2015

60 Main Street, Farmington, CT

View by appointment: 860-418-9557

Visual Arts Dept: 860-409-3701

www.porters.org

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Gilbert Gallery Porter’s Show Prep

A selection of my paintings and collages will be shown in the Gilbert Gallery,
Miss Porter’s School, 60 Main Street, Farmington, CT.

February 1—28, 2015

View by appointment: 860-418-9557

Visual Arts Dept: 860-409-3701

www.porters.org

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Acrylic painted paper collage, 10″x8″, 2015

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Assembling frames with double weight mats, 19″x15″

 

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Sketchbook

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uniball ink, 7×10, 120114

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uniball ink, 7×10, 011315

 

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Studio Ink

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Last pages of sumi ink on hand-made paper in bound book, 8×8 inch pages in 8×16 inch spread, 09.12.14.

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Sumi Ink & Gouache

Sumi ink & gouache, 8″ x 8″ handmade India paper in bound book, 2014

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Collage & Teaching

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End of Summer — magazine collage, 4″ x 4″ in 5″ x 8-1/4″ sketchbook, 09.02.14

Class registration is currently open at Danforth Museum School where I am teaching two classes this fall, Independent Painting and Beginning Drawing, both on Tuesdays. Classes begin next week, September 23. More info here: Danforth Art Museum.

I am also pleased to be a Visiting Assistant Professor of Studio Art at Wheaton College in Norton, Mass for the fall semester, teaching Drawing 1.

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Design for living: Eleven thirty-three — magazine collage, 6-3/8″ x 4″ in 5″ x 8-1/4″ sketchbook, 09.02.14

All source images copyright the respective designers, photographers, artists and magazines.

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    2015 Faculty Exhibition
    Danforth Art Museum and School Gallery

    March 1—April 12, 2015

    123 Union Avenue, Framingham, MA
    508-620-0050

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    Gilbert Gallery
    a selection of paintings and collages

    February 1—28, 2015

    Miss Porter’s School
    60 Main Street, Farmington, CT
    View by appointment: 860-418-9557
    Visual Arts Dept: 860-409-3701
    www.porters.org

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    A Small Works Show

    November 3, 2013 — December 15, 2013

    Danforth Museum School
    123 Union Ave, Framingham, MA 01702
    508-620-0937
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    New Talent

    June 8 — July 3, 2013

    Alpha Gallery
    37 Newbury Street
    Boston, MA 02116
    www.alphagallery.com

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    Green Peg Pictures Presents: TEMPERANCE
    Couch with Quilt, my original oil painting, is being used to promote the film Temperance

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