When it comes to watercolor painting, sometimes your blank paper can be intimidating. So just think of your painting as a study and you can more easily relax into the process. The drawing is often the foundation of a watercolor painting.
I love using Daniel Smith watercolors in all of my sketchbook paintings because I can count on it’s variety of color selection, quality and consistency of color. Whether you are a beginner with watercolor painting or if you just enjoy
Returning to Carmel-by-the-Sea to paint has been a family tradition for over 20 years. With my Aunt Ellie Weakley and her teaching partner, Cathy Goodale, Carmel is where I first started painting en Plein Air (painting outside from life). I
Springtime in L'Isle sur la Sorgue, Provence From the snowcovered, frozen landscape of Bend, Oregon, I have traveled to the charming and much warmer village of "L'Iles sur la Sorgue" in Provence. In this I will be sharing my experience as
Theresa's Gallery & Studio Not that long ago I remember Theresa looking for a gallery and studio space. She wanted to separate her home life from her artist life to work more efficiently. I wondered how she would make it happen. Knowing Theresa,
I used to feel that every painting I did had to end up in a frame. A few years ago I started adding an art journal to my supplies when I traveled and found painting in the journal gave me
After Theresa Goesling and I asked Daniel Smith to produce their own brand of "Neutral Tint" they sent us each a sample to work with. "Burano Watercolors" was painted using Neutral tint to turn down the brightness of the colors in the water.
To start off 2013 I am focusing on envisioning a life full of art and optimism. My first creative project was to make my own vision board - it was so much fun to create something just for me. I sat down with
A year ago I was very, very busy. Art Workshops, travel plans to London, Brazil, Italy, wedding plans for my son, serving on three boards, art shows and more. I've always been a busy person, and with our son (23) and