Color, color, color…. and memories! My 10 day adventure to The Flinders Ranges, 1993 was long ago, but in my mind – it seems more like just a year or two. Flinders – Filled with Color! I can recall the landscape, textures, heat, wind, flies, storms and all those bold, glorious colors instantly.Continue reading “The Colors of the Flinders Ranges (oils)”
10 Super Tips Watercolor Beginners need to know! Simple and easy. How to hold your brush, mixing enough paint, getting depth in your greens………
I went out yesterday morning meaning to go for a short, zen stroll. Fresh air, to clear the mind and sooth and relax. But as things progressed, thats not what happened. I had a very hard hike. With these 3 images and their story, I’ll share how the words of Aristotle – changes our art.Continue reading “The Truth, in Aristotle’s Words”
Curves in Art. This first painting with its graduating circles, curving in like a vortex, definitely leads the eye around and inward. I’ve created 2 very different styles of abstracts, equally enjoyable for me. Both feature the Curve in their design. One is easier to ‘relax’ with while the other is a bit moreContinue reading “Curves and Colors: Abstracts”
Glorious Greens. Wet flowing watercolors. Olive and Lime greens, running off the paper. Blue-green drips down and splashes, making its own path. Its own mark. Wild Watercolor Greens Allowed to run with abandon upon a dampened receptive, willing, surface. They can be so exciting. And they can be so terribly frustrating. There’s such pleasureContinue reading “Wednesday: Watercolor in Greens”
Scarlet and Prussian Blue. Allow the paints to sink, to rise and merge! They meld together in their own unique creative ways.
Love. 4 letters. I’ll save my “art basics and techniques, my painting Recipes” for another day….. These reached out and spoke to my heart. I love their simplicity of beauty and gentle lovely peacefulness. I love them. Love. 4 letters.
The Indian Ocean up north near Kalbarri, comes to mind…… Inspired by the sea Even the ocean was filled one drop at a time
Art is all about the Process of “discovering.” (verb!) Seeing the ancient scars lining the face of the river …..
I’m all inked up. Ready for the forest mists! Why Ink? Judith at artistcoveries.wordpress.com suggested I join in for some Ink creations today. I don’t think there was a Theme or Topic… so I invented my own. Which Ink? With a wide assortment of ink colors in the studio (black, blue, white, purple,Continue reading “All Inked Up – in the forest”