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Portrait Society of America Conference Part 3

The final 2 demos of the conference were a bit different. First, Daniel Greene gave us a demo on Finishing a portrait, including how to get started again after weeks or months away from a painting. It was interesting for color theory, too, since initially the model had been wearing a dark jacket, but for […]
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Portrait Society of America Conference Part 2

When not in demos at the conference, I spent some time out in the suburb of Atlanta where we were staying.  There was an art supply store right across the road. Convenient, or subtle torture? How to fit all the discounted deals into a carry-on?  Then there was the Banquet at the conference, featuring everyone’s […]
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Portrait Society of America Conference Part 1

So it turns out that a Portrait Society of America Conference is actually just a whole bunch of painting demos with mics on the artists, plus a few panels on one afternoon and a big banquet. Which is not to say that it was boring or not what I paid for.  It was incredibly interesting. […]