Wednesday, March 28, 2012

"Lunch in the Courtyard Café" Continued

"Lunch in the Courtyard Café" work in progress, 24"h x 18"w, oil, © Jill Banks 2012
Sometime ... I really want to catch up with a longer post. But not tonight. Today, work continued for awhile on "The Poker Club" ... but I switched about halfway through my painting session to pick back up on this one from our Hilton Head trip.

This is one of my parents favorite spots to eat and enjoy sitting in the courtyard.

Lots of changes were made today from this painting's start plein air in the courtyard. Take a look at the first post.

Still more to do. How many times do I say that. There's now a stockpile of paintings calling out for attention. Yikes!

100 Faces in 100 Days Project

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Portrait Painting and Drawing, Mondays, 10am-1pm, starting April 2 (next week!)
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Exhibits and Events
March 2-31, “Black and White” Exhibit in the Artists’ Atelier Gallery, 1144 Walker Road, Suite G, Great Falls, VA. Visit Saturdays, noon-4pm or by appointment or whenever an artist is in the studio. My entries: “Oscar,” “Quiet”  and “Carpeaux’s Napolitano Fisherboy” charcoal, and “Market Street Bar & Grill” ink wash/pen and ink drawings. Come visit. 
March 17-30, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club’s Member Exhibit, Salmagundi Club, 47 Fifth Avenue, NYC. Award and opening reception, Friday, March 23, 6-8pm. “Hog Wild” and “Dining Alfresco” on exhibit.

April 14-May 4, Salon International 2012, Greenhouse Gallery, San Antonio, TX. Opening Reception: Saturday, April 14, 10am-8pm. “Contrapposto

May 15-19, Wayne Plein Air Festival 2012, one of 34 artists juried to participate in a plein air competition and exhibit in and around Wayne, PA. Gala Preview and Artists' Reception, Saturday, May 19, 6-10pm at the Wayne Art Center. Exhibition to follow May 20-June 23 at the Wayne Art Center. 

May 1-31, Solo Show, Katie's Coffee at the Old Brogue, Great Falls, VA. Reception: Sunday, May 13, 2-5pm. More information to come (when I figure it out).

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