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...

Working in Series

Working in Series

Still with the dropper? Yes, I'm continuing my series using Dr. Ph. Martin's concentrated watercolors. Sketching with the "eye dropper" that comes with the set of watercolors is just so much fun. For these paintings I do a quick watercolor sketch, then use a larger...

The Color Red

The Color Red

At this time of year, inspired by shop windows, ornaments, and even my Christmas mug, I want to paint with red. So I pulled out my Dr. Ph. Martin's paints again and picked from the crimson end of the spectrum.  Looking at a sketch completed at a previous live model...