Thursday, 23 July 2015
Nothing helps maintain and improve any skill like PRACTICE. This model has posed for Southgate Studio's Portrait Open Studio in Nashville, Tennessee many times. He knows that we painters need practice painting many different types of models. He tries to alter his appearance each time for our benefit. ...Read More...
Posted on 07/23/2015 6:30 PM by Jean Gauld-Jaeger
Thursday, 16 July 2015
Another exciting Portrait Painting Workshop here in Nashville was completed in January. Students concentrated on painting a portrait in the traditional representational style. This is my painting of John Cranshaw, our model. I call it "All Hat and No Horse". There will be another workshop focusing on ...Read More...
Posted on 07/16/2015 9:14 AM by Jean
Tuesday, 14 July 2015
Wednesday, 08 July 2015
As a Nashville portrait artist, I have discovered that it is difficult to sit still for 20 minutes at a time and to do that for 6 hours is impossible for a young person. Emmett at 14 was okay about photographs but not oil portraits from life. His grandmother provided the photo and we painted from the ...Read More...
Posted on 07/08/2015 10:09 AM by Jean