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, [...]

World Watercolor Month Day 5

World Watercolor Month Day 5

This picture was pretty challenging.  I found the clouds to be quite difficult.  Unlike acrylics, you have to leave the white space and work around it.  I didn't have the correct color for the sky so I watered down my acrylics and unfortunately they didn't smoodge as well as I would have liked.  Aside from [...]

World Watercolor Month Day 3

I drew this picture about a month ago.  That's exactly how our boards are stacked up at our house.  The couch is remanescant of my old sofa.

World Watercolor Month Day 1

World Watercolor Month Day 1

I sketched this picture out last year and decided to finally paint it tonight.  I referenced a picture of my niece, Luca from a few years ago.  She's just adorable.