Peace Time to refill the wells from Nature. Time for a Zen Stroll. Is it just me, or does anyone else feeling a little bit hmm… bemused… lately? Take a Walk It seems we are being bombarded with all sorts of news these days. With the mind overloaded with the news, I decidedContinue reading “Time for a Zen Stroll”
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”
What do watercolor beginners want to know? What do beginners need to know? I think we all wish to spend a little less, create a little more, and see greater improvements in our work. That’s at the heart of our watercolor wants. So, what can we do and what do we need to learn in orderContinue reading “All Things Watercolor”
Bold, yet harmonious in its own way. Filled with colors, flecks and splatters. Filled with so many imperfections. Watercolor Impressions I like it, full of those flaws. Its real. It has Character. And definitely has its own vibe to it. A rough and bold feeling. These hills don’tContinue reading “Audacious Color in the Hills”
A very simple watercolor landscape. No bells or whistles. Just two paints. Indigo for a cool, dark. Raw Umber for the warmer, lighter color. Impressionist Watercolor Landscape My processes Color Selection. I decided to paint using a very reduced palette to help with unifying the image. I neededContinue reading “Unified Palette: indigo and raw umber”
Warm it up, cool it down! Soften edges and make it darker…. Great tips for beginner watercolorists.
All my tree lovelies, together. A collection of moody, Impressionist Watercolor Landscapes. Some are ‘busy’ while others have been pared down to the bare bones. Each, with their own tale to tell. Watercolor Trees Fir trees, Poplar trees, maple trees, gum trees and … trees of unknown species. They’re all here. Continue reading “Best 15 Watercolor Trees #worldwatercolormonth”
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 inContinue reading “The Challenge – Watercolors”
One painting – 3 views. It never ceases to delight me how with just a simple little change – a subject can be significantly altered. A tiny miracle within my grasp. I like it. Watercolor Hills view 1 I’ve always been rather partial to the square format. view 2 Panoramic Continue reading “Impressionist Watercolor Hills”