Watercolor Roses

Watercolor Roses

Roses are a beautiful and complex flower. Their aroma is divine.  It's difficult to hold a rose and not put it up to my face and inhale the sweet scent.  Rose petals are velvety soft to the touch.  The soft, swirling layers of petals are exceptional at drawing us in. It can be difficult to [...]

The Master Painter

The Master Painter

Today I'm sharing with you my love of the painting process. You may have noticed, if you are on my Facebook or Instagram pages, that I post pictures as I go. I'll start with what is called the under painting. Then, I'll add a layer for the background, sometimes it's the sky, ocean, mountains or [...]

Watercolor My World

Watercolor My World

I spent the month of July watercolor painting or at the very least, drawing daily. My hope was to learn how to use the medium and hopefully end up with a few treasured pieces. I believe that I've met both of those goals. I've learned that watercolor is a hard medium to work with. You [...]

Winter Park Plein Air Painting

Winter Park Plein Air Painting

I spent a portion of my day in Winter Park on Park Ave,  yesterday.  Winter Park is one of my favorite places.  They have a beautiful park across from several shops and restaurants.  It's really lovely when It's not packed with people. I've been wanting to attempt painting outside in Plein Air as they call [...]

Golden Skies

Golden Skies

Tonight's painting was one I started sketching out yesterday but when I went in search of the drawing, it was no where to be found.  So, I had no choice but to use my imagination.  I could add leaves for hours but I'm pretty tired.   Have a good night all!  Keep painting!

World Watercolor Month Day 6

World Watercolor Month Day 6

I consider myself to be a perpetual student, always learning, going to school or watching how-to videos.  This month I'm using "World Watercolor Month" as a way to force myself to learn watercolor painting.  I knew it was going to be challenging, which is why I tried to avoid this particular medium.  But last week, [...]