Category Archives: Watercolor

Unexpected Art

Recently I purchased a new little “binder pouch” to keep my art supplies a bit more organized. It’s designed to fit right into a three-ring notebook. It has a clear cover so that I can quickly see what’s inside. Since

Unexpected Art

Recently I purchased a new little “binder pouch” to keep my art supplies a bit more organized. It’s designed to fit right into a three-ring notebook. It has a clear cover so that I can quickly see what’s inside. Since

Playing with Paints

Along with oil painting practice, I’ve been practicing a bit with watercolors, too, using that helpful “What? Me worry?” attitude and simply having fun. I don’t think of it so much as practicing as I do playing.  Here’s a recent watercolor that

Playing with Paints

Along with oil painting practice, I’ve been practicing a bit with watercolors, too, using that helpful “What? Me worry?” attitude and simply having fun. I don’t think of it so much as practicing as I do playing.  Here’s a recent watercolor that

What? Me Worry?

Anyone who was around in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s is very familiar with Alfred E. Neuman of Mad Magazine fame, an iconic character who graced almost every cover of the satirical publication from 1956 on. In case you’re wondering, Mad

What? Me Worry?

Anyone who was around in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s is very familiar with Alfred E. Neuman of Mad Magazine fame, an iconic character who graced almost every cover of the satirical publication from 1956 on. In case you’re wondering, Mad

Artist Unknown

This is a real long shot… here’s the story. My husband recently found this watercolor painting in the trash at work. Since I do so much painting, he’s come to appreciate art in all forms, so he dug it out,

Artist Unknown

This is a real long shot… here’s the story. My husband recently found this watercolor painting in the trash at work. Since I do so much painting, he’s come to appreciate art in all forms, so he dug it out,

The Experience of Art

If I were an art teacher — which I’ll never be — the first thing I would teach my students is that all art is illusion. That fact probably seems obvious to most people. It wasn’t obvious to me when

The Experience of Art

If I were an art teacher — which I’ll never be — the first thing I would teach my students is that all art is illusion. That fact probably seems obvious to most people. It wasn’t obvious to me when

Young Artist at Work

I’m never too trusting of internet quotes, but we’ve all heard the one attributed to Picasso: “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist when we grow up.” I am reminded of this quote each

Young Artist at Work

I’m never too trusting of internet quotes, but we’ve all heard the one attributed to Picasso: “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist when we grow up.” I am reminded of this quote each

Quick Fall Fun

Autumn is an awesome season for artists.

Quick Fall Fun

Autumn is an awesome season for artists.