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Stephen Lursen Art — student work

Starry Eyed Workshop Student Work

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Starry Eyed Workshop Student Work

I taught my newest painting "Starry Eyed" at Donna Downey Studios last Saturday. A couple friends of mine Flo and Melody were celebrating Melody's birthday and they brought some friends and family. We all had a wonderful time and I want to show off their paintings. We had 3 hours and I think they each did a beautiful job on their 16"x20" canvases. Flo's painting Melody's Painting I teach this workshop in the studio and as an online workshop. If you are interested in painting this project, please check out the link at: http://www.donnadowney.com/products/starry-eyed-online-workshop

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Donna Downey's and Stephen Lursen's Collaborative Art Workshop #3

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Donna Downey's and Stephen Lursen's Collaborative Art Workshop #3

In May of 2015, Donna Downey and I taught a workshop at Donna Downey Studios in Huntersville, NC. The paintings were broken down into 2 main segments. First, Donna taught how to create a beautifully colorful background with layers of texture and imagery. Once she had completed her part I took over and taught how to draw a figure using the grid method and then proceeded to teach how to paint in with flesh tones and hair, etc. The end paintings that were produced were all spectacular and uniquely their own! I'd like to show you the process I used...

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