I’m Back!

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My apologies for not posting this month.  I think losing Grandma sort of knocked the wind out of my sails for a bit.  I have not,  however, stopped my quest to learn more about art and how to paint.  I attended the Portrait Society of America’s annual The Art of the Portrait Conference and the Oil Painters of America 22nd Annual National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils Conference. I have been back in Philly this week enjoying my son’s return from Florence where he was living this last semester.  Today I’m in Brooklyn, New York, about to take a workshop from Alyssa Monks.  I’ll tell you more about these last events after I give you Jeremy Lipking’s 4 best tips and then tell you about my workshop with Ryan Brown in Utah and a few other great workshops I have attended..

Ryan Brown plein air painting

Shelli Alford is an artist and author, who enjoys learning from master oil painters from around the world and reviewing their classes, workshops and demonstrations.

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3 Comments

  1. David Griesing

    May 27, 2013 at 9:55 am

    The time not doing can be as valuable as the time doing. (Wonderful Ryan Brown)

  2. glenda

    May 27, 2013 at 11:45 am

    Welcome back, beautiful Shelli. These two photos are fabulous. Pls send them to me as JPEGs so I can have prints made for my family photo wall. There will never be another like your granny! I miss her, too.


    Glenda, the good witch.

    • Shelli Alford

      May 28, 2013 at 4:31 am

      Glenda,
      Will do. I’m having a little problem sending those to you. I will however send them next week when I am home and I can take my computer in to be fixed. She was a very good granny 😉

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