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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
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
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
A few months ago, I won a of copy of Claire Wellesley-Smith’s Slow Stitch from TextileArtist.org. It has a soft, fabric cover with an image of one of her indigo stitched experiments. The photography is colorful and inspiring – a great picture … Continue reading
There is a myth that great artistic inspiration and talent can flow out of an individual without prior experience or need for editing. This isn’t possible. No one becomes an Olympian or a physician, without years of training, so why would … Continue reading