A Quick Guide to Watercolor Painting Sometimes I get asked for a quick guide to watercolor painting. People say that I make watercolor painting easy. That’s because I simplify the process so you can be more successful. After all, I believe
My Family and Inspiration for Watercolors-by-the-Sea I’m always inspired by the beauty of the sea and everything associated with it. That’s why I keep on returning to Carmel-by-the-Sea to paint, and it has been a tradition for me for over 20
Favorite Watercolor Painting Tools Every artist has his or her favorite tools when it comes to painting. I love using the same Dynasty Black Gold 311 Size 4 Quill brush, Daniel Smith Watercolors, and Fabriano 140lb Cold Press paper when painting.
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
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