Category Archives: Teaching

Two New Workshops

“Sketch-Booking Out In The World” and “Learning To Draw; An Introduction to Drawing.” “Sketch-Booking Out In The World” will be 3 Tuesday mornings: 9/21, 9/27, and 10/4, 9:30 – 12:30.“Learning To Draw” will be 3 Wednesday mornings: 9/22, 9/28, and … Continue reading

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Online Classes

In keeping with the times and current state of affairs, I’m offering online classes in painting and drawing. The format will be that I provide a subject we’ll both paint from, usually either a still life I’ve photographed or a … Continue reading

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Learning to paint plein air: materials

I been going outdoors to paint plein air again this summer, both as a teacher and just for fun. Therefore, I’m also a student, trying to improve. I thought I’d share what I take with me. Today I’ll show my … Continue reading

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Ghosts to fear…

I love this cartoon.  So true.   Nothing ruins a good joke like explaining it, but I love the contrast between the warm, cuddly scene of Mom and daughter with the dark and foreboding shadows on the wall and the … Continue reading

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Drawing upon Experience

I’ve created a gallery here for the drawings of The “Man of La Mancha” series, alternatively titled “A.K.A. Don Quixote”. Which is also the working title for a project.  More on that later. Drawing is thinking. Let’s look at … Continue reading

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10 Things from Milton Glaser

I came across this list of 10 Things by Milton Glaser, on the art business blog of Barney Davey.  You can also find it on the Milton Glaser website.  I highly suggest that you read his list in its entirety. … Continue reading

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Map to studio

map to studio: 144 Moody Street, Waltham, MA

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Painting lessons in the studio, Summer 2012

PRIVATE PAINTING & DRAWING LESSONS / TUTORING Learn in the studio of a professional artist: Michael B. Wilson Lessons will be held in Michael’s studio at 144 Moody Street,    Building 4 (AWA), in Waltham, MA 02453. Lessons  from building stretchers … Continue reading

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