classes

9/21/12

Complementary Colors

 I am currently teaching a lesson on doing an underpainting of complementary colors in a simple grape still life.  More colors that are layered in a colored pencil piece add to the complexity and interest in the final piece of art.

ⓒ Barbara Goodsitt

9/11/12

Fall Exhibitions


Great Lakes "Small Works "  Juried 2D-3D Exhibition
Reception: October 5,  5-7PM
Riverside Arts Center
76 North Huron Street, Ypsilanti, MI 

ⒸBarbara Goodsitt
Autumn River, Mixed Media


Michigan Colored Pencil 2012, Juried Exhibit
Reception: October 12,  7 - 9 PM 
Novi Civic Center
45175 West 10 Mile Road  Novi, MI

ⒸBarbara Goodsitt
I am happy to say that I have some work accepted into juried shows this fall.
An artist-friend of mine, Christy, had some wise words about acceptance. She said that in many ways, an art juror is like a casting director. He/she picks pieces that they have in mind for a show, the same way a casting director would cast a movie.  Sometimes an artist is right for the part, and sometimes not. They might be looking for a tall blonde, and you happen to be a short red head! (You get the idea) 

I will also be exhibiting some work at Ann Arbor Women Artist Venues
In October and November at Sweetwaters located at 124 Washington Street in Downtown Ann Arbor , and in December and January at Joe and Rosies located at 8074 Main Street in Dexter.

9/6/12

Photography in the Great Smoky Mountains

Today I am featuring some beautiful photography taken by my husband, Mitch Goodsitt, on our travels this summer.  His birthday present was a Canon SLR and he is really enjoying it. Walking down the trails takes a long time because he has to photograph pretty much everything he sees!  I wanted to publish a few pictures, so they can be enjoyed and not hide in our computer.  

Ⓒ Mitchell Goodsitt
Ⓒ Mitchell Goodsitt

Ⓒ Mitchell Goodsitt


Ⓒ Mitchell Goodsitt

Ⓒ Mitchell Goodsitt

Ⓒ Mitchell Goodsitt
The photographer