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"The thing that keeps me teaching isn’t seeing students walk away with finished paintings, but that they walk away with the information they need to inspire them to keep painting after their first successes."
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You create a lot of your own work on location, what draws you to this way of working?
In order to capture the essence of a scene, a painting needs to stimulate all the senses. A good painting should be infused with a sense of the temperature of the light, and almost recall the smell and feel the weather. Photography is only a momentary documentation of a scene that can flatten the dimension, change the colors and darken the values. My connection with the scene I am painting needs to be longer than it takes to close a shutter...
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