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Weekly BobBlast #118
"Loosen Up with Dramatic Light & Color Workshop Demonstration." VIDEO

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Dear Artist,
Loosen Up with Dramatic Light & Color Workshop Demonstration.

Welcome to another BobBlast  - LIVE! from Artisan Santa Fe Expo in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

This BobBlast is from one of my six different workshops during the four day Artisan Materials Art Expo - titled "Loosen up with Dramatic Light & Color".
There are handouts for this workshop! Click HERE for the first handout and click HERE for the second handout.

Using only black and white acrylic paint (Holbein Artist Acrylic heavy body paint) - we painted a gradated background... starting with darkest black at the top, gradating downward to the whitest white at the bottom. 

Using my "Rembrandt-Style Lighting Technique" we practiced painting dramatic images like balls, pears and figures, being mindful of my mantra of the day "Dark against Light... Dark against Light..." to give the paintings a strong light source and dimensionality.

Then we moved on, using the same technique - only this time in COLOR and ABSTRACT. Of course we referred to my Goof Proof Color Wheel, using only 4 colors!

Make sure you watch the video - and stay past the ending for my BONUS DEMONSTRATION!

Join us at the next Artisan Santa Fe Expo, September 27-30, 2018! 

Here's a quick reminder about some upcoming workshops and dates. If interested, sign up now!

October 5-6, 2016 - Sponsored by the Elverhoj Museum, Solvang, CA
Abstract Painting & Collage! 
Contact or call (805) 686-1211
Click HERE for details

November 16-20, 2016
Burridge's Loosen Up, Abstracts and Figures + Collage
Ocean Springs, Mississippi
Contact Carole Marie Stuart,

Check out the Art of the Carolinas Trade Show:

Jerry's Artarama Art of the Carolinas, November 10-13, 2016
Raleigh, North Carolina
Click HERE for AOC Website

View Bob's Workshop Schedule, click HERE.
View Bob's Resource List, click HERE.

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"Loosen Up with Dramatic Light & Color Workshop Demonstration."

BobBlast Issue #118
Love, Peace & Happiness,
Robert Burridge
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Bob, at Artisan SantaFe Expo during a Workshop.
video run time 22 minutes, 38 seconds

•To read about Bob's studio practices, intentions, and painting tips,
check out his "Loosen Up and Studio Notes" Workbook.
Click here for more info and to order.

•You can purchase Bob's Composition Chart from his website by clicking here.

•You can purchase Bob's Color Wheel from his website by clicking here.

•We even have a special for BOTH a Color Wheel and a Composition Chart! Click here.

•You can purchase a Composition/Rembrandt Lighting Chart combo by clicking here.

•You can purchase a Color Wheel, Composition Chart and Rembrandt Chart combo by clicking here.

•To view Bob's Workshop Schedule click here.

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