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Saturday, January 23, 2010

Well Here it is...Don't Laugh!

I figure I will post this as it was on PBS here locally. It sure is tough to sit in a chair for 10 years bent over for 8 hours a day...realization that it is not too healthy...but it also has made me set aside time now every day to hopefully by spring I will look more normal! Ha!!! This was filmed at my home for the show while I was working on Monday's you will see that and the size it is. 


Judith Angell Meyer said...

Thank you so much for sharing your work and information. The only think I could find wrong with this video is that it was no where near long enough ... am I being selfish or what? Neat to watch you work. Have you ever shared what paper you prefer to use, or what you used for this painting?

Thank you again ... ~J~

Billie Crain said...

Why would we laugh, Jane? You looked darn good to me! I loved what you said about using dark values and couldn't agree more. I love using a full range of values in my work.

I'd like to know what type of brush you were using. Care to share? I like the short handle.

Jane Freeman said...

Judith, I use 300#arches cp....with all my layers it just doesnt buckle. They did film me for over an hour...but this was just a 10 minute segment...I asked if I could have the rest and they own it I guess.
Thanks Billie and Judith...I feel pretty out of shape after 10 years of 8 hour days in a chair...sometimes I think I should have chosen a healthier profession! Ha!

Christiane Kingsley said...

Jane, this was a fascinating video and you did a very professional job! I really liked hearing about how you take so many different pictures of your still life.
Thank you for sharing so much with us.

Phyl said...

You look terriffic!! You're great in front of the camera and your voice is wonderful. It's very calming and it makes you a great teacher. I'm still waiting for that DVD!!!!

Kelly Knapp said...

What a great idea to post your work online as you finish them. Interactive....that's neat! It will be fun to watch as each painting gets closer to completion. Not many of us get to see an artist's work from the beginning, when it's a work in progress and to the final stages. That's very nice of you to share.
I also loved the video. You looked and sounded great. Very professional. It always sparks creativity inside of me when I see your work. Makes me want to create something or do something constructive. :) Keep up the great work!

Janet Belich said...

Jane ! this is wonderful. I'm happy that I got to see the segment. I thought, Oh well lucky folks that get this program on TV. Agreed, not nearly long enough!
No laughing here !

Barbra Joan said...

Jane, I just now watched your video .. very, very nice. You'd make a great TV teacher. Of course I love your work, and was so happy to be able to see you working on this very intriguing painting. Thanks for sharing.

Ginny Stiles said...

It was totally fun to see you working and hear you talk about your work!!! Wonderful. The layers you use are remarkable and those many layers take such patience. I took one class from Arleta Peche once and she too is a master of layer and detail. Although I am not that detailed myself (or patient) I learned so much from her. And from you.

Andy Mathis said...

Hey- I somehow missed this. I saw a short clip of it somewhere, can't remember now.

Great Job.

You should do a whole DVD.