Watercolors in a jiffy… 5 minute color study to create the ‘mood’ and ambience I want. Cool, quiet, chilled out. No worries!
Its a challenge, yes. But wouldn’t it be just a little bit boring without a challenge or two?! So far in my “Master Color” course we’ve been proceeding along in segments. It makes it easier. While I’m purposely creating this post for my Tuesday class, “MASTER COLOR” don’t let that stop you from joining in… Continue reading The Challenge – Watercolors
Impressionist, with nearly all soft and loose edges…. just like the morning haze. So long ago. Forest Morning Haze This quick, loose watercolor study was painted from sheer memory. Done in under 10 minutes, there was no laboring or fussing about. Just expressing that time – keeping it simple. I no longer… Continue reading Forest Morning Haze, watercolor
The Pond, an acrylic on canvas. Definitely a painting that reflects the water theme you’ve been seeing me post so much about in recent weeks. Abstract Art I consider this painting approach “Abstract Expressionism.” It is the one that best describes the art style here. Below, is one of the many many, photos… Continue reading The Pond: abstract expressionism
Time was a definite factor in this Impressionist Seascape in Acrylics. Yesterday’s post, Sea Sensations inspired me and I really couldn’t forego art altogether. I decided regardless of time issues, I would paint Something! I didn’t get my oils out, nor that massive roll of lovely linen canvas. However, I did take a quick 10 minutes to… Continue reading Blue Skies and Sea: in acrylics
Birds of Paradise in my Garden. I caught this just after a short burst of rain during the night. Those morning rain droplets playing upon the stem, were simply irresistible. Bird of Paradise in the Garden Strelitzia also known as …. Bird of Paradise. And reminds me just a little of our recent… Continue reading Bird of Paradise in my Garden
Say it, like you mean it. Art that speaks a message stays longer with us than ‘pretty.’ Creating art rich in symbolic meaning, in content, in depth has always intrigued me. Layering textures, colors, brushstrokes, with meaning that will remain with the viewer has always been my driving purpose. Its like a little siren call.… Continue reading Stories …. told, through art