Monthly Archives: June 2016

It’s About to Begin!

Yes! World Watercolor Month kicks off tomorrow, and I’m excited to be part of the event. Thank you, Charlie O’Shields from Doodlewash for creating this wonderful experience. You can click to visit Charlie’s site and get all the details about

It’s About to Begin!

Yes! World Watercolor Month kicks off tomorrow, and I’m excited to be part of the event. Thank you, Charlie O’Shields from Doodlewash for creating this wonderful experience. You can click to visit Charlie’s site and get all the details about

An Art of Balance – Henri Matisse

“What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity, devoid of troubling or depressing subject-matter, an art which could be for every mental worker, for the businessman as well as the man of letters, for example,

An Art of Balance – Henri Matisse

“What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity, devoid of troubling or depressing subject-matter, an art which could be for every mental worker, for the businessman as well as the man of letters, for example,

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Inka-Dinka-Doo Day

I never said it would be pretty. I only said it would be fun…and yes, I had a lot of fun playing with ink yesterday. I’m happy to say that I did see something emerging from the ink wash creativity

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Inka-Dinka-Doo Day

I never said it would be pretty. I only said it would be fun…and yes, I had a lot of fun playing with ink yesterday. I’m happy to say that I did see something emerging from the ink wash creativity

Sunsets

Everyone loves watching the sun set, I think. The colors of the sky are always gorgeous. So when I wanted to try out a split-complementary color scheme using blue, yellow orange, and red orange, images of the setting sun quickly

Sunsets

Everyone loves watching the sun set, I think. The colors of the sky are always gorgeous. So when I wanted to try out a split-complementary color scheme using blue, yellow orange, and red orange, images of the setting sun quickly

More Scheming

I’m having a bit of fun with different color schemes. Instead of doing another practice exercise, I went back to my watercolors and — just as I did with monochromatic painting — I used a complementary color scheme for a

More Scheming

I’m having a bit of fun with different color schemes. Instead of doing another practice exercise, I went back to my watercolors and — just as I did with monochromatic painting — I used a complementary color scheme for a

ICKY

No, I’m not saying my painting is “icky” — a word we used back in my high school days usually to describe boys we didn’t want to go out with. Actually, I rather like the painting, only I’d like it

ICKY

No, I’m not saying my painting is “icky” — a word we used back in my high school days usually to describe boys we didn’t want to go out with. Actually, I rather like the painting, only I’d like it

Scheming

Scheming is a fun little word. The dictionary definition says “given to or involved in making secret and underhanded plans” and lists lots of sneaky synonyms, such as cunning, crafty, calculating, devious, conniving…and you get the idea.  Scheming is not a

Scheming

Scheming is a fun little word. The dictionary definition says “given to or involved in making secret and underhanded plans” and lists lots of sneaky synonyms, such as cunning, crafty, calculating, devious, conniving…and you get the idea.  Scheming is not a