Tag Archives: creativity

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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landscape with rocks

The other day in drawing class I just started playing around with my colored pencils. No plan in mind, just started cross-hatching on the page. Of course, usually when I have no plan in mind, I end up with a … 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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