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As a result of some watercolor sessions with two friends, I am becoming interested in water and how to paint it with some degree of realism. After a couple of attempts with watercolor, I know I have a way to … Continue reading

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This landscape was done in watercolor class a few weeks ago. Our instructor had talked about how colors in the distance are softer, lighter, and more muted, then demonstrated doing a landscape with a series of washes: sky, distant mountains, … 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 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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