The Pikes Peak Watercolor Society invited me to do a demo at the Cottonwood Center for the Arts in Colorado Springs, Colorado. A gracious and enthusiastic group of painters welcomed me into their monthly meeting on October 19th. I treated them to series of quickly applied washes for the beginnings of a large sky-scape of stormy clouds over a low horizon — the view west from my studio. Afterwards, many people expressed that my techniques go against everthing they have been taught about painting skies (I’m just a rebel at heart) but they loved the results and had and an eagerness to go try what I had showed them.
Thanks to all who attended, I hope to return again to hear how your experiments with my techniques for painting clouds have changed your art!
Anyone in the Pikes Peak vicinity, do join or support this creative group and visit the Cotton Wood Center for the Arts. It is an exceptional facility.