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...

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...