Sunday, October 19, 2008

A Workshop and other stuff

I spent last week teaching a pouring workshop and the piece I worked on turned out to be an example of some things not to do. I did it on purpose... sure. Oh well, it's the piece that got done last week and it isn't that bad. I do have some other's in process that I hope will turn out better. Some of my students did fantastic work. In addition to pouring I talked about some of the postcard exchanges I've been involved in and between my students and some artist friends I have about 10 people interested in doing an exchange. If your interested in joining us let me know. Twenty is a good number... it's not too many postcards to produce. Those I've participated in have been through Wet Canvas, this one will be just between friends, or friends of friends.


6 comments:

Paulette said...

Hi Helen,
Thank you for stopping by my blog. I have enjoyed going through yours. I am not sure what a poured painting is but it makes for some striking images. I also liked what you have been doing with the photographs.

Angie said...

Helen this little clown is beautiful! I am not a fan of clowns ususally but i just love this lil one~
ps...the girls and i love mamma mia too :)

Helen Percy Lystra said...

Thank you Paulette and Angie. Paulette, pouring is just that... I pour the paint rather than use a brush. Angie, I'm popping over to see what you're doing.

Her Eye Zone Art said...

Love the dramatic effect. I particularly love the expression of the eyes and the great job you did with the red nose and dark shadow. Beautiful pour as usual.

Joan said...

Helen - I love your pours! I think you get a great contrast this way, and the clown looks good!!

Judybec said...

Love this little clown! I've seen pouring demonstrated but I've not tried it.... YET!
Also, I'd join the postcard exchange if you have some room!?