Monday, February 22, 2010

Got to Demo Pebeo Paints at SVA

So I haven't gotten to blog as much as I would have liked to the in the past month, but I haven't had a moment free to get to the computer until now. Part of the reason for that was spending three days last week giving demos at SVA (School of Visual Arts) in NYC on behalf of Pebeo.

I've been using Pebeo paints since I discovered them in 2004 while working at Pearl Paint. It was there the I met one of the company's sales reps and have maintained a great relationship since. They invited me to give some workshops at SVA in tandem with the company's introduction of some new specialty paint lines within their XL Oil and Studio Acrylics (Dyna & Glaze Colors).

The week was fantastic; an amazing experience to present in front of classes of twenty where all were interested in what I was sharing! I did five demos, in freshman painting classes, exploring the depth and breadth of the paint lines.

Above are some shots of the demo, and a closeup of one of my current paintings using XL Oil Dyna colors. Thank you to painting professor, Conor McGrady, for taking such great shots during Friday's demo, to Anne Clark of SVA for her help and hospitality, all of the teachers and students at SVA, and to Pebeo for providing the opportunity!

Detail of In-Progress Painting, 27" x 72", Oil on Paper, Using Pebeo XL Dyna Colors, ©2010 Jennie Traill Schaeffer

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