Late Friday afternoon and still nothing to demonstrate for Saturday.
I am scheduled to do a two hour demonstration on colored pencils at the U of O bookstore on Saturday and I have been struggling all week trying to come up with something. The first hour will be no problem, I can talk about all the pencils and papers available to colored pencil artists as well as the many tips on ways to use them. But what can I demonstrate for the second hour?
Finally inspiration hits me! I will demonstrate how I approach a landscape painting. A fall scene!
First thing to do is gather some photographs. I will be in a basement so will have to work from reference photos rather than life.
I took this photo a few days earlier from my car window. I loved the color in the foliage.
The last one was taken earlier this year. I like the path in the grass and the distant field.