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The Weekly BobBlast #181
"Best of BobBlast - Bob's Painting Improv - Three Faces"

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Greetings!
Welcome Back to Another BobBlast!

We decided to do a Best of BobBlast this week for a couple of reasons... Holidays and Holidays... also I have been getting several special requests for Blasts that show me painting - really painting, while not rushed and/or teaching! I thought my painting improv of faces would be perfect! Never fear - we will return to Part 3 of the Painting Bigger demos. 

About Bob's Painting Improv - 3 Faces
The following film was photographed at the end of the day - after hours during my recent Studio Mentor Workshop. Many of the students return at night and continue painting their work into late at night. You may even hear some of the chatter in the background. 

In the 3-1/2 day Studio Mentor Workshop, everyone arrives with their own goals - their own projects... getting ready for an exhibit, starting new work, or just to loosen up an old body of work. I'm there to offer guidance.

After hours - this is my time to concentrate on my own exploration and improvisation. This painting video shows me pushing paint around. Portraits/Faces, are not usually a subject I'm comfortable with. So instead, my approach is to explore moments with colors and paint improv portraits... my way.

I thank Robin Walker for shooting this secretly behind me. Afterwards, it was weird watching myself go through and relive these "moments of exploration."

Thanks for watching me paint my first improv portraits. Experimental change of direction - got to start somewhere and I had fun with these!

Thanks again for watching and telling your friends! All my BobBlasts are archived on my website and my YouTube Channel. We post new studio tips weekly that offer real content, substance and useful techniques that work for me. And they're free! We appreciate your interest, questions, comments and support!

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Featured Workshops:

Abstract Acrylic Painting & Collage
January 8-11, 2018
San Diego Watercolor Society
Demo: Member Meeting, Tuesday 1/9
Contact Susanne Slater, slater12@cox.net

Abstract Acrylic Painting & Collage in Mexico
January 20-27, 2018
Casa de Los Artistas
Boca de Tomatlan, 10 miles South of Puerto Vallarta
Contact Robert Masla, (413) 625-8383

Abstract Acrylic Painting & Collage
February 4-8, 2018
Donna Downey Studios
Huntersville, NC 28078
Contact Bill Downey, (704) 948-4627 or

Abstract Acrylic Painting & Collage
February 18-21, 2018 
The Studios at Key West
Key West, Florida
Contact Erin Stover-Sickmen, Artistic Director 
erin@tskw.org or call (305) 296-0458

Abstract Acrylic Painting & Collage
March 9-11, 2018
Art Box Studio
1302 Monte Vista, Unit 9, Upland, CA
Contact Sylvia Megerdichian (909) 981-4508 or 

Robert Burridge 5-Day Instructional Studio Workshop

March 26-30, 2018
Bob's Arroyo Grande, CA Studio  (Wednesday-Sunday)
Contact Kate@RobertBurridge.com for fees and details.
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"Best of BobBlast - Bob's Painting Improv - Three Faces" video.
BobBlast 181 - Best of BobBlast - Bob's Painting Improv - Three Faces
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Robert Burridge
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