dinsdag 21 juli 2009

zondag 12 juli 2009

the last day of the workshop











Hi ,what did we today,
Antwerp station,
we start at 9' clock and Alvaro did a demonstration and than we start again,
very difficult !!!!!!
here is my painting,
a few more photos from the participators,
I had also a visit from my friend Xavier Swolfs ,a great water color painting master and I post also a photo of the organization of this workshop my lovely "friend",
Gerda Mentens, one of the best watercolor artist of Belgium and a very nice lady,
here we go,.........visit this sites please!!!!!!!!!!!!!
here are the 2 websites :
Xavier Swolfs: http://www.xavierswolfs.com/
Gerda Mentens: http://www.gerdaaquarel.be/

zaterdag 11 juli 2009

second day



Belgium weather,a little bit cold and rainy
in de morning we evaluate al the paintings and going outside,that's what I make today,
jan


vrijdag 10 juli 2009

Story with Alvaro castagnet !!!!!!








Here is my story of the first day with Alvaro.
At 9 o'clock this morning we met him and he told us about materials,colors est....est...
The weather was not so good but we were going outside and Alvaro did his first demonstration.
We looked at him with" big open eyes" and when he was finished we started to paint till 1 o'clock
After diner we got to another location and the same story.
I must say Alvaro is a very friendly and funny man,full of jokes.
Here are the first photos,
- 2 watercolor paintings I made today,
- a photo from Alvaro with me
-you see all the participants
Tomorrow we must be there at 9 o'clock and we start again,
I am so happy because I think that Alvaro gives some people the power and the energy to paint with another insight,
I embrace you all
jan


donderdag 9 juli 2009

message

My dear watercolor friends.
Tomorrow a start a tree-days workshop with Alvaro Castagnet here in Belgium.
I post the drawings and paintings we did with him,
friendly regards ,
jan

Michael Jackson


caricature sketches direct with a pitt brush pen