Love the Gray

Love the Gray

In this watercolor i tried to achieve the misty look for which the Washington Coast is famous. The key to doing this is to keep your colors grayed down by mixing opposites on the color wheel. For example i used burnt sienna and ultramarine blue (a muted orange and a...
40,000 Years

40,000 Years

That’s how long it will take the Voyager Spacecraft now heading out of our solar system to reach the next star. I have been watching the astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson’s wonderful videos about space and time and was amazed by this fact. Did it make me...
Snow Scenes

Snow Scenes

So far Washington’s snow is staying in the mountains where it belongs. But in my warm studio I pulled out some photos from years back when the white stuff blanketed the Trail near my house. I played with the composition, in fact, turning the path into an icy...