Author Archives: Erin
This colorful sea anemone is contracted to protect against enemies and to slow down metabolism.
This is a piece that was inspired by some playing I had done a few months ago. I was inspired by Jeannie Dobie’s book Making Color Sing and was exploring the glazing technique she discusses in the book. I also … Continue reading
Just finished this little guy today. I’m starting to get the hang of the magnetic lasso tool in order to get a nice cut-away of my painting.
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