Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Home from my Assateague Island Artist in Residence

My Artist in Residence at Assateague Island National Seashore was amazing. I spend two weeks painting and photographing the horses and the island. During that time I gave two workshops on Painting Wild Horses from Life and one presentation to a middle school art class.

The ocean was wonderful and I never tired of watching the sunlight on the waves. I was also treated to the beauty of changing leaves.

Painting an area that is so different from the desert was an excellent opportunity to see and learn. The mist and atmosphere were full of soft edges and diffused light.

I want to thank the Assateague Island Alliance for sponsoring my residency and the staff at the Assateague Island National Seashore. Every one was very kind and helpful. I look forward to returning!  

Many thanks to Rachael Parcella for the excellent online and print articles about my A.I.R.


Meredith Hudes-Lowder said...

Amazing experience, I know you'll learn as much as possible from this opportunity!!

Karen McLain said...

It was extraordinary! A great opportunity, I look forward to returning.

V. Lynn Moore said...

I hope you will let me know when you return! Would LOVE to do it again!

Janine Mazzarella Harrigan said...

Your workshop on Assateague Island was a great experience. I loved the Island and meeting you.The highlight of course was seeing and learning how to paint it's famous wild residents. I have tackled another painting from photo from that weekend. I hope there will be another workshop on Assateague!

Karen McLain said...

V, I will keep you posted and it would be great to do it again!!

Karen McLain said...

That's awesome Janine! Keep painting and I hope to do another Assateague workshop again too!!