Yesterday I started a new painting. I tried something new Carol Armstrong demonstrated in our last class, painting alla prima with no under drawing. Just jumped in there and started laying in colors/forms and then refining them. I ended last night feeling frustrated and like I was getting everything too muddy

work in progress

so I wen’t looking for portrait demos this morning before I went back to painting. I found a great one by Ben Lustenhouwer and recommend his blog I’m grateful there are many artists out there willing to share their experience and knowledge! I got some good ideas for how to proceed on.

Another great blog I found: