Lesson #10: Joining the Glasgow School

Today I’m working in the style of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Apparently, it’s not called copying. It’s more about picking up his palette, his mood and his peculiarities. Teacher shows us one of his watercolours… it’s a well-crafted scene of a sleepy town in an Adriatic clime. Lots of terracotta tiled roofs and shutters merging overContinue reading “Lesson #10: Joining the Glasgow School”

Lesson #9: Getting Plastered

I’ve come prepared with my SnappySnap photo. It’s a landscape picture showing a cluster of silver-birch trees that I came across in Mote Park. Today I give it the Fauvism treatment. Remember Eddy… let go. Don’t paint what you see… paint what it makes you feel. The good thing about my own feelings is thatContinue reading “Lesson #9: Getting Plastered”