Play It Again

Play It Again

Sometimes inspiration comes from looking at piles of old paintings. I found a series of colorful abstracts from a couple years ago and decided to add some collage materials on top of the paintings just to see what would happen. In the above mixed media work ("Play It...

What Works

What Works

Last week was my first visit to a Samish Island Paint-Out in over a year and things had not changed a bit---wonderful painter friends, excellent food, and trails to explore! I filled a notebook with sketches and then recreated them in watercolor on Fabriano Artistico...

Gray and Bright

Gray and Bright

Pulling out last year's sketchbook, I was inspired to paint from a drawing completed in Wailuku, Maui.  I started out using paints already on my palette:  ultramarine blue, cerulean blue, raw sienna, sepia, and alizarin crimson. These colors, except for the red,  made...