Hahnemühle Post Cards, First Vlog, Mustard

Okay I’ve hung on to this long enough and need to get over it all.
I will share my first test teaching vlog with my fellow artist peeps.
It is about ink+ watercolor painting, shown on a Hahnemühle Post Card,
my middle-of-the-night go-to!  My foray into teaching begins!

*AAAACK squeaky high voice why can’t I have a low throaty sexy voice?
Lighting lighting get your lighting right!!!
Be quiet critic!
Glad I got all that out because I don’t want to apologize every time…*

Be kind, peeps.

Showing both the first and
the reproduction created for the video.

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hollywood baby turned beach gurl turned steel&glass city gurl turned cowgurl turned herb gurl turned green city gurl. . . artist writer photographer. . . cat lover but misses our big dogs, gone to heaven. . . buddhist and interested in the study of spiritual traditions. . . foodie, organic, lover of all things mik, partner in conservation business mpfconservation, consummate blogger, making a dream happen, insomniac who is either reading buddhist teachings or not-so-bloody mysteries or autobio journal thangs early in the morning when i can't sleep
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30 Responses to Hahnemühle Post Cards, First Vlog, Mustard

  1. loisajay says:

    This was great, Katie! I like how you called them ‘happy accidents’ and again said ‘make it look like you meant it to happen.’ This is truly a little piece of art!

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  2. crickyn says:

    katie, thank you for this video! watching you work brings the process down to what feels like a doable process. i definitely know now that my issues have been too much paint, not enough water, which probably stems from not using a sturdy enough paper. i hope you continue to make teaching videos. i found the lighting fine, i was able to see the details. while having a deep sexy throaty voice sounds like a lot of fun, i don’t know that you want it in a teaching video! i like your voice just fine the way it is. i liked how you told all the products and how you marked your pens and all the details you put in, along with the step by step. very good job and i look forward to more! xo

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    • Thank you for feedback!
      My lighting has improved (this was one take, first one!
      Making washes — enough for what you want to do — is so important! And sometimes I get the paper wet before I start. xoxo

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  3. really enjoyed this, as I’m just playing with watercolour – does that ink that you used actually have that intrinsic ability to separate out into constituent colours…

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  4. Gwenn says:

    Awesome! I hear you on the voice thing. By which I mean that I feel the same about my voice, but the thing is that your voice pleases me. So now I’m going to pretend that means that my voice pleases other people. 🙂 Thanks for that and for the tutorial!

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  5. Thanks so much Kate for choosing to continue to use Hahnemühle post cards!

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  6. that was fantastic Kate and it’s all YOUR fault that I have to buy a new ink now! Love that Foggy green, stupendous. You do not sound squeaky, your voice sounds lovely. I know what you mean though, when I hear my voice on tape I cringe. :o) (Oh, the link to my site is now NEW and finally LIVE! YAY! One problem, I’m having trouble typing and painting. I have an inner ear infection causing horrible vertigo and nausea. Damn, so much for getting stuff done. sigh.)

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    • IF you can’t get it in CA I will get it and send it…
      Concerned — Mitchell does well with vertigo by seeing a acupuncturist. And keeping his inflammation down, which is nto the case if you havve an ear infection. Poor baby — so sorry!

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  7. I liked this very much! I don’t think you have a squeaky voice at all! I

    I’m looking forward to your next video!

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  8. victoria says:

    Gorgeous art, wonderful video! Such a beautiful piece, very elegant and dreamy. I love your gentle color palette, a serene feeling. Happy PPf
    Victoria #17

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  9. Katie I love this piece. I am not an ink artists so I admire this very much.

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  10. Your art is wonderful and thanks for the great video
    Happy PPF
    Elke

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  11. Linda K says:

    thanks so much for sharing your video Kate-you did a great job, and I really like your voice. Beautiful watercolor art. happy PPF!

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  12. denthe says:

    Squeaky high voice!?? What are you talking about?! Very interesting video, I like how you also show the materials that you use. Definitely going to try that ink! Thanks for sharing!

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  13. gillena says:

    Your ink and watercolout is lovely. Luv the strawberry painting also

    Much💖love

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