Author Archives: Erin
Today, a friend and I took a trip over to the Philadelphia Museum of Art to see American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent. This exhibition was incredible – I’ve not seen this many historic watercolor paintings in one … Continue reading
This illustration was an interesting challenge. The metalwork made me really think about what colors really represent gold in light, reflected light and shadows.
This past Christmas, I received a set of watercolor pencils, which I’ve started playing with recently. I’ve found that I prefer applying these pencils after I’ve laid down layers of watercolor paint. Building up these layers adds richness and texture … Continue reading
About a week ago I sifted through the paintings I made this past year, and I realized that I had already forgotten about some of the work I had done. Usually, when I finish a series, I will scan the … Continue reading
I’ve been spending time thinking about patterns – how can we form good habits, why is the world the way it is and are recent events a repetition of past events? The world around us is built on patterns and we … Continue reading
I’ve been working hard on some personal projects and I wanted to share some of them here. The most recent piece, which I just finished today, is shown below. It can be easy to focus a lot of time and energy … Continue reading
I started this morning feeling distracted. It was difficult to bring myself to the present as I drove down 501 towards Lancaster. The day was cool; a fall cold front approached the clear atmosphere. Going into any city on a … Continue reading