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When I get into an artistic frame of mind, I tend to obsess on a certain theme. I was drawing and painting fruit, mostly pears, for a long time. Some of them decorate our dining room. Now, since I have … Continue reading
In honor of St. Valentine’s Day today, I was inspired to create heart art. After I colored several hearts by layering Prismacolor pencil, I cut them out. Then I used them as stencils for a watercolor painting. Several layers of Prussian Blue and Alizarin Crimson … Continue reading
Here it is: my last Picture a Day of the year. Although I did not make it to #366, I came pretty darn close. If I hadn’t lost Internet recently, and hadn’t moved, etc…perhaps I would have completed my goal for the … Continue reading
Not exactly red rock, but this arch is inspired by the marvelous formations of southeastern Utah. I added some details to yesterday’s work, using Alizarin Crimson along with my other hues, and I am finished. Now I think I’ll try something brighter.
My recent trip across the southwestern US motivated me to try a watercolor landscape of the red rock country of southeastern Utah. This particular project was inspired by Landscape Arch in Arches National Park. I hope to capture the feeling that you can … Continue reading
Here is the beginning of my painting that was inspired by the evening light in the trees behind the cabin where I live. I posted a photo of this area recently. Then I took my new portable easel and watercolor … Continue reading
When I was younger, I was obsessed with drawing trees. In honor of my youthful hobby, and the fact that I am surrounded by an oak woodland, I have embarked on a new project. I spent the last couple of … Continue reading
In honor and celebration of the final day of summer, I took my easel outside this morning, and did a little painting en plein air. I have been thinking about my immediate surroundings and forming a composition in my mind … Continue reading
It has been over two weeks since I posted my abstract watercolor. I could have stopped there, but I wanted something more… I began filling in the spaces, and I was afraid that I was ruining it. But I continued. … Continue reading