Posts Tagged: Portraits

Looking to the Light

World Watercolor Month is well underway, and hopefully before it’s all over I’ll have a nice collection of paintings to show. I’m using the challenge to create a series of portraits called “Faces of Summer.” You’ve seen one previously —

Looking to the Light

World Watercolor Month is well underway, and hopefully before it’s all over I’ll have a nice collection of paintings to show. I’m using the challenge to create a series of portraits called “Faces of Summer.” You’ve seen one previously —

Making Faces

I’ve been spending a lot of time with watercolor lately. Each day I do a “watercolor warm-up”, which is mostly playing with colorful abstractions, letting the paint swirl around on the page, watching it form images almost on its own.

Making Faces

I’ve been spending a lot of time with watercolor lately. Each day I do a “watercolor warm-up”, which is mostly playing with colorful abstractions, letting the paint swirl around on the page, watching it form images almost on its own.

With Apologies to Frans Hals

Among the many artists whose works I’ve studied recently as I’ve explored my Dutch heritage is Frans Hals, also known as Frans Hals the Elder. He was a painter of the Dutch Golden Age who lived and worked in the

With Apologies to Frans Hals

Among the many artists whose works I’ve studied recently as I’ve explored my Dutch heritage is Frans Hals, also known as Frans Hals the Elder. He was a painter of the Dutch Golden Age who lived and worked in the

Color Me Blue

I had to laugh when I read my horoscope for today…after I’d finished a painting project. Here’s what the stars had to say… Live your creative fantasies today…but watch out for the reality police at the border. You may experience

Color Me Blue

I had to laugh when I read my horoscope for today…after I’d finished a painting project. Here’s what the stars had to say… Live your creative fantasies today…but watch out for the reality police at the border. You may experience

What Shall I Draw Today?

I’m not much of a planner, especially where art is concerned. I’m more of an impromptu, spur-of-the moment sort of artist, and I love the crazy challenges I can come up with by randomly choosing what to draw — and

What Shall I Draw Today?

I’m not much of a planner, especially where art is concerned. I’m more of an impromptu, spur-of-the moment sort of artist, and I love the crazy challenges I can come up with by randomly choosing what to draw — and