Ken Elliott and
Casey Klahn teaching
This is a casual
video with visual bits and phrases captured from
our class. The video is not a tutorial, just a
bit of fun. However, some good information is
quotes from Picasso, Wolf Kahn and Jean Cocteau.
Many thanks for the artist and videographer,
Natalie Raffield for putting this together.
his oil on canvas,
Evening Patterns, 60 x 60 inches.
his oil on canvas,
Forest Sequence I on two 48 x 60 inch canvases.
Here's a peek into
Ken's Making it Fine Art Workshops. What
makes it fine art? Take a look at some of the
Ken explains what is behind his 24 x 24 inch oil
on panel, Green Dream and the small details that
brought it to life.
Ken talks about his 48 x
72 inch oil,
Brightly Lit Woods. This is a
high-key color painting in red and yellow with
some interesting challenges to be solved.
Ken describes how the 4' x 5' oil, At the
Ponds Edge, Emerging Spring evolved. This
work took about a year to make as it went
through a number of changes.
Ken discusses Blue Skyscape,
a 3 x 5 foot oil. He describes what makes this
predominately blue sunset a success without the
usual sunset effects and offers a strategy to
keep this large painting compelling in all
Ken describes how he transformed an existing oil
into a better one by reducing the number of
elements in the painting. This is a 48 x 36 inch
oil on canvas, Light Effects.
Ken discusses his recent oil painting, Winters
Morning. This oil was created by painting
over a previous oil.
Ken in his Colorado studio
working in oil and pastel.
Video credit: Tammy Brislin Productions
Ken discussing Forest Light into Shade, 48 x 48
Video of Ken creating a 40
x 40 inch oil on canvas from start to finish.
Narrating as he paints, Ken describes his methods as the painting
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Ken working on etchings with
the master printer Mark Lunning at Open Press, Denver.