My work from the first day
I’ve just finished a wonderful learning experience, a five day workshop with Max Ginsburg right here in my home city of
I knew Max was an amazing draughtsman, and artist friend Mike Sowers had told us that he was a good teacher. (Mike had taken a workshop from Max at the Art Students League in
So I had high expectations, expectations that were not only met but exceeded.
Max’s work ethic astonished. We started early; we stayed late. Jeanie Smith, the creator of Warehouse 521 Max’s venue in
brought in lunch and Max proceeded to lecture during lunchtime! He did demos
for us almost every day, but the demos were quick so we would have time to
paint and learn from his lead. And he
brought a stack of his beautiful little paintings for us to learn from as well.
Some were quite finished and polished; others were very painterly. All were gorgeous.
More about what I learned from Max in my next post. Some of that learning was quite surprising!