96 Ways? Can there really be so many ways do paint an Enso…. maybe so! Find out!
Feeling the trees with ink and light. Brushes and skewers, are used lightly softly. The black ink diluted in many tones, plays upon the dampened paper. Trees in Ink You never know, just what may come about, what may emerge. A surprise each time. Many surprises are wonderful. And manyContinue reading “Trees: ink, light and feeling”
Inks on trend…. not that I ever ‘do what I’m told, or supposed to do.’ But, I am in the process of “inking up.” That’s the start of the process. Materials for Inking Up I can’t help but love all my gorgeous papers, inks and brushes and stones. They’reContinue reading “Inking Up in October”
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”
Serenity…. when you realise that sometime later, you WILL have the painting skills to showcase your art to full potential. It may not be today, but it will happen.
In the very imperfections we groan about…there, we find Beauty. The artwork may not be ready yet. I may not be ready yet. There will come a time when everything falls beautifully into place.
Cobalt teal blue paired with its complement of warm red-orange in those entwining imperfect, spheres. Acrylics. Simple Square Format. Pure wabi sabi. Wondering, What I am talking about? I’ll explain! Painting…. Choices What Could we learn, from this featured image? wabiContinue reading “Cobalt Teal Blue – Entwined”
Testing…. test strips for Watercolor. What’s in it for you? The relevance, the value, The Benefits of having a Test Strip at the ready every time you paint. It may not sound like fun at first but it certainly can be. Watercolor Mixing and Testing Learning Points about Test Strips Continue reading “What You Get…. (Benefits of watercolor paint test strips)”
Such brilliant colors, my words will certainly fail to do justice. The yellow gold raining down as I looked into the branches – captured me. And it was so easy to become lost within the cascade of golden ambers, citrine and topaz. Finding Gold The man watched. Surreptitiously. I stood beneath hisContinue reading “In Golden Ambers and Topaz”
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 toContinue reading “Blue Skies and Sea: in acrylics”