Cerulean and Prussian Blue Pair Up

Power house Prussian  blue and sensitive cerulean team up beautifully together in landscapes, still life or abstract paintings.  Lights and Darks contrast perfectly on the full sheet,  22 x 30 inch cotton rag watercolor paper.         Prussian Blue   Prussian blue pb27 is a very intense strong dark midnight blue with aContinue reading “Cerulean and Prussian Blue Pair Up”

Tree Reflections in Watercolour

Painting trees is a fun and relaxing subject in any media, for me.  But, it takes a little time to chill out and de-stress  before you’re ready and able to impart the serenity of the scene.  Rushing to paint after a hectic day, frantic drive or traffic jam  has led me to muddy up moreContinue reading “Tree Reflections in Watercolour”

Acrylic Mixed Media Bright Floral

Bold cobalt and turquoise paired with rich orange & scarlets make a stunning pairing!   I haven’t sold this one as of yet;  I’d been “enjoying its company”  for a while.   It has a lovely fresh impressionistic feeling, very light and colourful. The process involved a loose drawing on sketch paper, then  taping plasticContinue reading “Acrylic Mixed Media Bright Floral”

Judicious Texture II 2015

Where does texture and detail belong?   When to stop painting!?  How to avoid fiddling?  It is a matter of simply reminding yourself as you are painting, there are 3 main areas to your composition. Background, Middleground and Foreground. 3 Main Textural Areas:  Background, Middleground, Foreground   Each of these areas is to be handledContinue reading “Judicious Texture II 2015”