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Caroline Jasper
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I am an artist, painting workshop instructor, and author of art instruction books and DVDs. I've been all about making art for my whole life, and teaching art for all of my adult life. I continue to learn, to paint, and to travel around enjoying the rewards of coaching the art of others.
I am an artist, painting workshop instructor, and author of art instruction books and DVDs. I've been all about making art for my whole life, and teaching art for all of my adult life. I continue to learn, to paint, and to travel around enjoying the rewards of coaching the art of others.

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Water Series Progress
I've always been attracted to water and have long favored it as a painting subject. If on a boat or actually in the water I love to stare down, up close, fascinated by its ever changing, moving patterns. Cropped from surroundings, devoid of context, close w...

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Water Series
Water Series continued... After selecting which photos to use, I completed a couple of 5x7 studies to test my plans. Next, I started each panel by recording important dark and light areas. Close-ups below...

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Water Series
New Series: Water I'm working on a painting series based on cropped images from larger photos of water.  Five 18x18 inch panels coated with Orange Gesso Color. On this wall are posted water photos under consideration along with 5x7 painting studies not rela...

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12 x12 Demo on Red Ground
"Light Spill" 12x12 Demo on Red Ground This demo took less than one hour. I wanted to show how quickly an oil painting (or a painting in any other opaque medium) can unfold when working on color ground. Note: My standard ground color is a mix of two Holbein...

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"Fanfare" complete!
I've been working on this series of paintings off and on for months, in between other projects. Originally I was planning a series of nine panels but eventually landed on the concept of just four. I like how the image directions lead one to the next in quad...

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Return to my fan palm paintings
This is the third panel @ 18x18, acrylic on canvas, based on cropped views of a fan palm outside my studio window. Orange gesso ground sings again on this #3 of nine planned paintings. I absolutely love these Mat Acrylics. Colors are exceptionally vibrant a...

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New Series
Started yesterday... Painting in Mat Acrylic (Love this stuff... so wonderfully opaque!) on canvas pre-coated with Orange Gesso. This 18x18 inch panel is the first in a new series. Nine panels are planned. They are to be based on cropped views of fan palms,...

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"OFF THE CANVAS" Newsletter Release
My latest newsletter "Off the Canvas" is now posted on my website. Stop by and pick up your copy: http://www.carolinejasper.com/pages0/Newsletters/Newsletter27.htm

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Workshop and Art Expo - Venus Studios Art Supply
I'm headed to Venus Studios Art Supply a few days ahead of my Jan. 20-24 "Powercolor Painting" workshop http://www.carolinejasper.com/wkshp_dmstrtns/wksp.5.PclrPntng.media.Venus.htm .  I will be featured in their annual ART EXPO, Friday, Jan. 17. My free de...

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Newsletter Release
The latest copy of my newsletter OFF THE CANVAS has been posted. Pick up your copy at http://www.carolinejasper.com/pages0/Newsletters/Newsletter26.htm
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