Category Archives: shape

cool reflections

I’m pretty sure this is my new favorite watercolor; I love the composition, love the colors, love the white space, and totally love the rocks and the gently fading purple and blue. I painted this one afternoon during workshop time … Continue reading

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negative painting

I usually have more than one painting in process at any one time; currently, I’m playing around with some combinations of techniques…. wet on wet, dry on dry, poured paint, blowing through a straw, and negative painting. I have to … Continue reading

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pouring a landscape

Sometimes I manage to create a piece of art work that I just love to look at, and this is one of them. I am very pleased with the texture in the trees, the the coolness of the blue bleeding … Continue reading

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playing around

Just for fun, last week I did four little watercolor “pours” with the idea that I would do some drawing on them. The purple and blue landscape is about 8×9 and the smallest, the green and yellow landscape, is about … Continue reading

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monochrome

Portraiture is not really my thing, most likely due largely to inexperience, non-practice, and undeveloped drawing skills, but recently we played around with faces in my watercolor class, working from photographs. This little blue watercolor is the result of a … Continue reading

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sunrise

Sometimes I take a break from working on paintings where I am trying to make water sparkle, or make trees look like the sun is shining through, where I am focused on creating the subtle colors of clouds or just … Continue reading

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