Spring Sketching with Auseklis Ozols in the Old Grove, 2021

Auseklis Ozols preparing to sketch in the OldGrove; City Park, New Orleans. 2021.

Auseklis Ozols setting up to draw in the open air of the Old Oak Grove in New Orleans City Park. He has made landscape paintings and taught classical and realist painting techniques at this location for the last 50 years. This scene shows him preparing for his first landscape class after retiring from the New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts in 2020. Ozols founded the Academy in 1978.

Please enjoy this video of his preparation process.

Auseklis Ozols Preparing to Sketch in the Old Grove, New Orleans

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