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A Visual Transformation

Attended a workshop in Ross, California (Marin County) with Stanka Kordic and eight other artists last month.  What I learned will begin to transform my practice.  I am so excited by techniques of wedges, brayers, brushes, and thought patterns of a master artist.  

 Self-portrait BEFORE Stanka....

Self-portrait BEFORE Stanka....

 Self portrait:  AFTER Stanka  Much more mystery and less literal interpretation of the content...I am not aiming to become a portrait painter, but to incorporate the learnings into my visual world.  

Self portrait:  AFTER Stanka

Much more mystery and less literal interpretation of the content...I am not aiming to become a portrait painter, but to incorporate the learnings into my visual world.  

 Marin County, Northern California, is a perfect setting.  Here we are outside at the studio of  Elizabeth Gorek , our host.

Marin County, Northern California, is a perfect setting.  Here we are outside at the studio of Elizabeth Gorek, our host.

 At work...for seven hours a day for 5 days...bliss!

At work...for seven hours a day for 5 days...bliss!

 Stanka's finished piece.....iPhone photo, so compromised color (apologies). 

Stanka's finished piece.....iPhone photo, so compromised color (apologies). 

Susan Walker