Category Archives: watercolor

Watercolor poppy

The journey this small watercolor postcard has enjoyed! I don’t mean it’s left my confines, but as a very small work, I have misplaced it on several occasions. I love this little painting and in general love painting poppies. I … Continue reading

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Acadia Morning

If you’ve ever been to Acadia National Park in the early morning, or overlooked the Penobscot Bay at the edge of Bar Harbor, Maine, you’ll know the feeling… unspoiled beauty, nature, serenity. Above all, beauty and clarity. This pristine area, along the … Continue reading

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A coupla florals

Sunflower and Bromelaid (not necessarily in that order) were the subjects for these two floral paintings I did recently. As a self-taught artist, I’ve always been advised to pick a subject.  I love painting citiscapes, but if there’s one subject … Continue reading

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Jackson the cat

I did this watercolor for a colleague at work. This is Jackson, her cat and he was a stray she brought home one day after getting beyond the grief over the loss of her previous cat. I find watercolor a … Continue reading

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Labor Day = Vacation Time

> At least this year in our house. We’d planned a road trip to my sister Patty’s weekend place near Berkeley Springs, W.V. with our dog but life happened and we ended up going further up north as well.  We … Continue reading

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Tom Jones’ Workshop: Fantabulous!

> Based on a Tom Jones painting and workshop Never having been to a workshop before, I didn’t know what to expect.  I thought it would be a great learning experience but had no idea just how great it would … Continue reading

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The perfect Sunday morning, the perfect Watercolor Inspiration Book

> For Practicing:  dual pallets AND a set of cheap old pan paints too! The day started hot and humid as it has this summer (a verdant August is unheard of here in Middle Tennessee, but it’s true this year … Continue reading

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A stupendous day painting with the girls

> As you may recall, Lynne, Lucilla, Margot and I have been meeting weekly at one another’s homes although today was Barbara Rembert’s first day joining us.  It definitely won’t be her last as we’re piling in on her next … Continue reading

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>Four artists, my house = a great day of painting

> Can I just say I was in my element today?  I mean, there I was, painting, in my home, with three of my dearest friends painting along with me!  Oooh!  Heaven!  Lucilla, Margot, and Lynne that I paint with … Continue reading

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>My first creature attempt

> I decided I had gotten into this class to be able to illustrate a children’s story book based on my dog and my son Pete’s dog so, this being the last class of the session, I better darn well … Continue reading

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