Descent

  I’m having loads of fun with these old photo inspired paintings.  They provide an emotional connection and a place to begin.  I’m allowing myself the freedom to take great liberties with the faces and figures.  Unlike  portraiture, I m borrowing only what I’m interested in exploring and filling in the rest anyway I like.  It’s a bit […]

Watercolor Wednesday

Tighter than my usual watercolor sketches, this one is a little too predictable for my taste.  Because I’m literally sketching with the paint, following no pencil guides, I became preoccupied with the horse’s anatomy.  She lives not too far from me, so I also struggled a bit to portray her as I have glimpsed her, […]

Watercolor Week

This week I’m breaking the form.   For the next seven days  I’ll be posting watercolor sketches while I continue to work on new projects. Not to worry about commenting on each post.  I love hearing from you, but I don’t wish to make a pest of myself.  Hope you find one of the seven […]

Watercolor Wednesday 14

This week’s Watercolor Wed. was fun!  Approximately two minute sketches.  Simply a dip into color, a smash of brush tip and drag to get the drawing down.  Add color into wet and it’s done.  This is the order in which they happened.   -The last one is my favorite-

Watercolor Wed. 3

                                            Watercolor on Strathmore Windpower Watercolor Pad I neglected to leave enough white/light space.   I’ve added a few strokes of opaque white watercolor to regain the white, but now the areas appear gray […]

Watercolor Wed.

Watercolor & Sepia ink w/crow quill nib on Strathmore Windpower Watercolor Pad                                                   Attempt #1 It’s no secret that watercolor is not my thing.  It evades me, it makes me crazy.  There […]