Tag Archives: #WorldWatercolorMonth

WWM: Day 14 Posey Cards

Unknown card stock… Ink Painting with J.Herbin Rose Cyclamen ink and Rohrer & Klingner Alt-Goldgrün ink. Ink Painting with Monteverde Chariote ink and Rohrer & Klingner Alt-Goldgrün ink. “Paint as you like and die Happy!*” Want to join in the … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 13 Buttercups

Back to textured, rough Hahnemühle Post Cards. I like how the divots hold deeper color, especially in the Primatek colors. “Paint as you like and die Happy!*” Want to join in the fun? Use the hashtag #WorldWatercolorMonth when you post … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 12 Moms Stuff Dragonfly

This was a garden decoration, and my mom always had great flower gardens. I saw quite a bit of pink in the greys, and so went with the mauve-pink. I used Super5 Frankfurt ink for the waterproof lines. I sketched … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 11 Moms Stuff, Pelican

Ink as watercolor, in this case Robert Oster African Gold. I think I can stretch this World Watercolor Month to include this ink painting on Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Post Cards. This squatty body is such a joy to paint! “Paint … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 10, VSW Rockport Sailboat

I sketched the sailboat in ink and added shadow in waterproof grey ink. I’m not a person who can ever be in a boat for more than a few moments — I get deadly motion sickness! I love their shape … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 9 Moms Stuff, Pelican

I love this pelican. More than most objects of mom, this and the whale (which someone in her building STOLE while we were packing) will be the best of my mom and I. She loved the ocean, we moved there … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 8, VSW Rockport

Thanks to Tom Brudzinski for the great images from which to sketch! Today I tackled a sweet image of a walkway to a home with many flowering plants. Almost all of these sketches are a wonderful escape to unwind after … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 7 Firework

I did this to commemorate our 4th of July — I do one every year. Ours is a unique night, and often includes a night or two before. This is because we conserve institutional and private antiquities for a living; … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 6 Crazy Quilts

Finally moved from the postcards to the Hahnemühle Watercolour Journal and got serious about these quilt studies.  Seems I love painting them! Maybe I’ll do many squares to sell! This one didn’t turn out quite as well as I’d liked… … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 5, VSW Rockport

Thanks to Tom Brudzinski for the great images for us to sketch with; First up was a great image of a bay with boats moored at a small dock. As I move along, I’ll put all my images here with … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 4 Pink Posies and Hyacinth

Happy 4th for those who celebrate! I’ll post my 4th drawings tomorrow… Experiments with new inks, and new pens, TWSBI and Jinhao with Goulet nibs. *okay i cheated no watercolors but all with brush as if!* This Monteverde Chariote needs … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 3 Crowe Estate Highboy

Lately I’ve been sketching design motifs in the studio; Mason Monterey is one of my favorite decorative lines and I rarely paint them! This estate of historic Mason Monterey is for sale by MPF Conservation. The sketches are from the … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 2 Happy Garden Buddha

This is a Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Post Card . Making a memory for Mitchell. The different shades of him come from different lighting. The truth is in between! He’s long disintegrated, I have only his head now. He lived on … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 1 Mom’s Stuff, Leaf Goddess

Doing ritual here… memories of my mom’s house. This leaf and straw goddess was a gift from me when she moved to Ashland Oregon It has survived all her moves and now lives in my finish room. Objects hold a … Continue reading

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World Watercolor Month

I’m doing World Watercolor Month starting Saturday through July, are you? Yup, despite and maybe even because of the things I am walking through, I am committing to 31 paintings in 31 days. Last year I did many of my … Continue reading

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Hahnemühle Post Cards, 7, Palms

A tropical island, one place I go that is my happy place… Not too hot, Pacific Ocean, breezes. Brunaille and grisaille underpainting.  Sent! Laguna Beach iconic view — from one of many photos I’ve taken over the years. Brunaille and … Continue reading

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USk: Yama Sushi

Yama Sushi, named after Yamantaka, apparently! First time was for our anniversary. Discovered just before we found the kitties.  A sign. Amazing sushi, clean, fresh fish, good sushi man, and a woman sushi chef (wow a first!) No more having … Continue reading

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New Art Journal

I’ve been so busy getting my new website live and cleaning my studio and sorting art *and then that pesky thing, making a living at our business* on top of managin to keep up with World Watercolor Month, that I … Continue reading

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