Day 1295 – More Flowers

Day Two is in the bag. Another busy day.

I thought you might like to see how Charles painted this painting.

The world famous coot is the bird in the picture. I wonder how many times he has painted it.

First break.

Second break. He takes breaks every 20 minutes or so.

Third break.

Fourth break. Aka DONE!!!

My sketch. Drawing the recorder was such a pain.

I tried really hard to let the paint mingle on the page. As Charles says watercolor is 50% the painter 50% the watercolor doing its thing.

We ate at Vic’s on E Bay last nite. Shrimp and grits for dinner. Then we rode around Savannah a bit. It rained a lot so not many pictures.

The Mercer House was The House in the book Midnight in Garden of Good and Evil.

An old Jewish Schul across the square from the Mercer House.

Off to class. More tomorrow Margaret xoxoxo

Day 1294 Charles Reid FINALLY

It was awesome. A container ship passing by the hotel as I parked my car this am.

Seeing old friends as Judy and Charles Reid, Mike, Karen, and, of course-Colette, and meeting new friends. The dynamic duo – Charles and his wife Judy – are just delightful wonderful people.

The great man Charles Reid painting!!

His painting. Such magic watching him paint. Sold for $1400. Nice to know mine has gone up $400 since last May. Charles’ Contour Drawing

If you haven’t taken a class from him DO IT!! Or at least get his videos the next best thing.

Colette and I had a hasty lunch in her room and ran down to the river to walk along the Savannah. Looks just like my part of the river but no paddle boats where I live. Just a lot of kayaks.

The set up. Yep that’s a croissant!!

My contour drawing which means keep your hand on the paper and connect all the objects dummy(that’s me!! 4 times now I have taken his class. I should KNOW by now!!)

My painting l. Still don’t think it’s loose enough but everyone loved it. Someone even thought it was a Charles Reid 👀.

Bed time. I hope to get up early and go draw in downtown Savannah.

It’s so gorgeous and not hot then.

Margaret in Savannah ready for bed. Xoxoxox

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