Wet in wet watercolors. Perfect beginners’ techniques to loosen up! Let the paints, do their thing. and You…. Allow, accidents to happen. Wet in Wet Technique WHY I love showing and sharing the Wet in Wet Technique: creates soft beautiful edges its great for Depth, and backgrounds helps to teach usContinue reading “Watercolor Skies in Ultramarine, Cobalt Violet”
Do you love watercolor? Love its translucency, its soft melting edges? Love Colors that seemingly flow together to create something that the hand, the brush could not quite have dobbed or dabbed into being? I do. Watercolor Loose and Free Freedom of Expression What purpose such looseness and freedom serve, we may wonder.Continue reading “The World of Watercolor: Loose And Free!”
Cobalt teal blue works its magic once more, whispering in the skies as the inferno below scorches the land. Inspiration: sparks from just an ember Its simple really. Being inspired. If you think about it. Burning Drive How would I explain this term, “inspiration?” To be inspired – Continue reading “Watercolors: from an ember”
Three Masters: Thomas Moran, Pierre Bonnard and John Singer Sargent. Each, presenting ‘the door’ in their own way. Art Masters to know Sargent Sargent, with his loose and easy watercolor flair. Seemingly just flinging color in the air; then it all, as if by magic, comes to together. The shadowed door,Continue reading “Watercolors and Oils: Doors to The Masters”
Paper Love, or shall I say “paper-philia?” Printmaking, Asian papers, watercolor, pastel and handmade papers… I do love good paper. Gorgeous Papers Watercolor Loose and Easy began its first session yesterday at Atwell Gallery, Perth. It was fabulous. Discussing watercolor basic materials, and the many types of Watercolor papers, those most beneficial to beginners, wasContinue reading “Watercolor Paper: gorgeous”
What a contrast! The calm, contemplative quietness of previous paintings in comparison to today’s image. With an almost aggressive stance the bouquet leaps in front, jumps ahead of the line. Demanding. Its seems strange to think that paintings can soothe us, or can provoke us. That they can create mood, feeling, ambience, atmosphere. That theyContinue reading “5 Art Techniques: shouting or soothing”
Colorful. Fun and oh so Creative watercolor textures! These techniques are fascinating and the possibilities…Endless!
Zen and Art, go together hand in hand! Perfectly balanced in harmony. Explore the circle in art, The Enso.
96 Ways? Can there really be so many ways do paint an Enso…. maybe so! Find out!