I have been locked into my old master training from my Boston Museum-Atelier-type School. I am very grateful for that. I confess that when I saw the work of Coffee that she did with people looking at museum art I did a few similar ones on my own... because i love the paintings in the Boston Museum and I love doing people. I also have studied with Qiang and some of the same teachers that influence him. I have learned the fundamentals of the direction he is taking...and I hope to let his work and his dedication influence me as I paint from life... and some of my personal photos. Hope you go to Qiang's webpage www.qhart.com and his blog Qiang-Huang.blogspot.com and subscribe to having his daily art emailed to you with his thoughts.
Would appreciate any comments you could make concerning my blogs. They let me know that I am not just talking to myself... Also would appreciate your suggestion about improving. Hope to set up another blog similar to Qiang's if I can get myself painting every day!!!!
We are still in Harwichport, MA enjoying the rainy weather...but hoping for some of the gorgeous sunlight on this island so that I can take more photos. Most ofr the leaves on the trees have been damaged by the hurricane and I wonder if the fall colors in New England will be all that they could be. Doubt if it will be warm enough to enjoy swiming in the ocean. I think we have had all the lobster and clam chowder that we can handle!!! The thrift shops that we love are now featuring beautiful fall clothing and warm sweaters. I miss wearing all that warm clothing now that we live in Florida. David found a great, like new Harris Tweed jacket for only $4 that would be impossible to wear where we live. I got a great demim dress, chino skirt and colorful scarf... all for only $10!!! We love these shops!