The value of a value study.
Monhegan plein air painting workshop participants did value studies to help them 'see' the composition of their chosen subject.
Color was introduced the second day, enphasizing that each painting should be started with a grisaille.
Painting above MICHELE COLLINS
"For years I have saved articles on Monhegan Island. It seemed to fill all my dreams of a perfect renewal vacation, while advancing my art. I needed a boot to get me out of the studio.Michele
I have a much better understanding of composing a painting. But, more important, I have gained a freedom. Jacqueline, you are a wonderful teacher. I think you showed us it is not just a painting, but a view of the day and our feelings."