Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Reminder: Outdoor Market in Gouache

Eugene Galien Laloue (1854 - 1941) La Gare de l'Est. 
39 by 69.5cm., 15 1/2 by 27 1/4 in. gouache on paper
In case you missed the announcement late last month, I've issued the challenge to paint an outdoor market in gouache using three colors and white.

Charles Walter Simpson, 1885-1971 Newlyn fish market, gouache
Here's a link to the original blog post, and there are already some exciting entries being uploaded to the Facebook Event page.  The deadline is August 31.
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gyrusdentus said...

Given the look of those paintings, do you think that one could become a "rather proficient" oil painter by just using gouache (mimicking the process of oil painting with washes first etc.)?
I definetely remember the contest :)

James Gurney said...

Gyrus, the best way to learn painting is to switch between various media.