Thursday, July 11, 2013

Greetings from Barcelona!

The first day workshops have just ended and I thought I'd post them.
My first workshop was with James Richards...'Life between buildings: Capturing the energy'
Challenging in Placa de Cataluya with the crowds...but that was the point. James says "put the people in first".


The second workshop was ' Negative forms as first structures and minimal storytelling' with Omar Jaramillo and Joao Catarino. Watercolor made even more challenging with some heavy rain!
A very fun exercise though.....


The setting was in Sant Felipe Neri.....the location of some atrocities attributed to Franco.

6 comments:

  1. Loving the look of watercolor on the toned paper! The negative space experiment with the raindrops has a really lovely texture to it, one of those happy accidents that would probably be super hard to do on purpose. Have fun! And thanks for posting!

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  2. Deb, I didn't even know these were yours! We're being very experimental, aren't we? Really love the people. I'm amazing you stuck it out and did these whole sick!

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  3. That isn't toned paper but a stained paper from all of e attempts to put down color that then just slid off because of all of the rain...you would think we were in Portland!
    Thanks Vicky.....yes, very experimental and fun!

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  4. Wonderful Deb! It is so much fun to experience this through you and Vicky.
    Is Gregg there?
    We will have to have a de- briefing session when you all return and recover!

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  5. Yes, a de briefing is absolutely necessary. I would so like to see everyone's stuff too!

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  6. Deb, These are marvelous and in such a different style! Your figures in the first and last one are very successful. I especially like the shadowy one--very appropriate for the setting. Can't wait to hear more about the symposium!

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