Monthly Archives: August 2010

a couple of blooms

This daffodil and pansy are on the second page of my watercolor sketchbook. I drew them one spring day sitting on the deck in my back yard, under the tall pines and looking out over the yard. I was playing … Continue reading

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a row of pine trees

After some initial exploration with watercolor pencils, I began to play around a little, loosen up, think about the landscapes I used to paint in my watercolor class in college — a whole different lifetime ago — before I immersed … Continue reading

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branching out

One day, on a whim, I bought some watercolor pencils and a pad of watercolor paper. I had been teaching elementary school for twenty years and during that time had not paid much attention to making art on any kind … Continue reading

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