This is how to make a color dab wreath. You can make one too.
What are some of your artistic decorations? I need more ideas because now I am in the holiday spirit and I found a glue gun....uh oh.......
I have a lot of things to be grateful for. I am lucky to paint everyday. I am lucky that I found painting at a time when I needed a companion in my life. But today I was given a gift.
First I lost my mother in July and of all the things I miss the most it is her voice. As much as it killed me to hear it on her answering machine once she passed, it is now erased and I can think of nothing more personal than someones signature voice.
I live with a wonderful man and he is not a demonstrative type. He is stoic and rock solid. A few days ago he gave me this audio of him singing Tom Petty's Angel Dream. This is my favorite of Tom Petty's songs and I often sing it to calm myself down or to get centered but to have the song in Tom's loving voice is the most healing thing I have had happen in months and I am so very grateful for it.
This video will show you how to draw and then paint an apple. This is the whole concept behind my Visual Learners Guide to Painting. The downloadable PDF is available here . If you purchase the program between Nov. 17 and Nov. 21st. I will add as a bonus a 2019 Jo Mackenzie wall calendar with your order. This is a value worth 28 dollars!
This offer is only available to blog subscribers and people who have signed up for my Newsletter because you are special to me!
Today is the last day to get the Visual Learners Guideto Painting at the special introductory price. Tomorrow it goes up to the regular price and will be available to the public
Many people have already purchased it and have told me they are pleased with the series of lessons. If you like to work at your own pace in your own home purchase it today and download it . There is no waiting and no trips to the post office. You also get me as your "watercolor coach". I will answer any and all email questions. I have your back . Here is a link for purchase. Click here.
The Visual Learners Guide to painting is at a special price to subscribers and followers for only two more days. The price goes up On Sunday Nov 11th. So get yours now. There is no waiting, no postage and you can start right away. You also get "ME". I will answer any questions you have and be your cheerleader and coach. As I always like to say "If not now ? When? ". Click here to order.
It is time to order your Jo Mackenzie wall calendar for 2019. These calendars are 8 and 1/2 inches by 11 inches. They display the entire month with space for you to write in events. I have a limited amount to go around so order early. I will be shipping them out right after Thanksgiving. Here is where to order. Click here.
The reviews are in and here is one of them.
I just ordered the Visual Learners Guide to Painting and looked at the exercises. I am so loving it!
I appreciate the amount of effort, practical sequence and the caring you put into this. Thank you !
The downloadable PDF is still available at the special price of 45 dollars to loyal supports of my Blog, News letter and Youtube channel ...and this means you.
Here is a link to purchase before the price goes up. Visual Guide To Painting
For a short time I am offering a ten lesson on line curriculum for visual learners at a special price.
When you purchase this item you will own it forever and can begin at your own pace and work on the lessons in any order you want to. It is a way to learn by doing . It is a great value for you or any artist who you know wants to improve their skills and is frustrated by the usual methods of teaching.
For those of you who have purchased my book this is a great companion piece because it goes further into describing and demonstrating how to mix for color and mass for value.
Here is a link......you will save 20 dollars if you purchase it within the next week . After that the regular price will be 65 dollars. Here is a link
This painting shows steps one , two and three. It was mostly a mid-toned painting so you can see all the mid-toned color dabs. There sure were a lot of those.
What I have learned so far;
Painting strategically is where I find the most success. I am enjoying sharing all the things I have learned with my students in the studio and teaching on line.
The Fall Into Painting event was yesterday Oct 13th. It was a sell out!
We had 11 people and everybody came with different amounts of experience.
Using a visual guide to teaching painting we worked step by step and everybody made value dabs and completed a successful painting.
It was a real thrill to be a part of it.
What I have learned so far :
Plan for everything and then on the day of a special event have fun and roll with what ever happens. The result is everybody learns and everybody makes a new friend.
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