John C. Campbell Folk School

JCCFS – Monday class notes

Pink ladyslippers off the trail


Class – Expressions in Oil
Instructor – Barbara Perrotti

Books recommended:
Fill Your Oil Paintings with Light and Color by Kevin McPherson
Painting the Impressionist Landscape by Lois Griffel

Good exercise: Paint colored blocks in pure “crayon” colors in different lights.

Opposites vibrate next to each other.
Reflection of sky on water (foreground) Cools to warms
Keep your painting inviting you back
Stop before you’re finished
Begin with abstracted shapes and work to the level that you’re happy with

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