|"Burano Boats" work in progress, oil on Raymar panel, 16"h x 20"w, ©Jill Banks 2011|
|More of Burano: "Pizza and Pesce," 8"h x 10"w, private collection.|
|More Burano: "Food and Wine," 24"h x 36"w, private collection.|
I've also decided to return to push colors further ... again. Time to experiment and see what happens.
New Discovery: Correcting Color Casts
|"Boats in Burano," 8"h x 10"w, private collection.|
Each time I learn something that makes life/my job much easier, I wonder why it had to take me so long. I suppose that's not the right outlook.
August 3 - 31: "100 Faces in 100 Days" on exhibit at the Artists' Atelier, 1144 Walker Road, Great Falls, VA. Open hours: Wednesdays through Saturdays, 12:30-6:00pm.
August 3-September 5: 'Scapes Exhibit at the Art League, 105 N. Union Street, Alexandria, VA. My entry, "A New York State of Mind," won Honorable Mention.
Thursday, September 8, 7:30pm: Demo for the Vienna Arts Society, Vienna, VA. More details to come.
Sunday, October 2, 10am-5pm: MPA McLean Artfest, juried outdoor arts festival, McLean Community Park, McLean, VA
Saturday and Sunday, October 15&16, 10am-5pm: Great Falls Annual Studio Tour. Major weekend long event with 47 artists from Great Falls Studios participating in a self-guided tour. I'll be in the Artists' Atelier, the studio I share with 14 other artists at 1144 Walker Road, Suite G, Great Falls. Last year, the tour drew 7200+ visitors from throughout the DC area. Don't miss it!
To read more about the 100 Faces in 100 Days project on my web site (www.jillbanks.com), go to the 100 Faces Project Pages 1 and 2 where you can see all 100 of my volunteers. Click on the paintings, and go to my blog post for that person's sitting.
100 Faces in 100 Days Project Page 1 (faces 1-54): www.jillbanks.com/jillbanks/100_Faces_in_100_Days_Project.html
100 Faces in 100 Days Project Page 2 (faces 55-100): www.jillbanks.com/jillbanks/100_Faces_in_100_Days_Project_2.html