Tag Archives: Drawing

More Gingerbread Christmas Cookies!

Here is the second set of watercolor Christmas gingerbread cookies that I painted this past week: All of the images were painted individually, then I scanned them, cleaned them up in Photoshop and combined them into a single image. Advertisements

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Three Peppers

I spent this week working on a new project for Christmas, which I’ll make a post of next Sunday.  In the meantime, here is another veggie painting:

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Cabbage – The Beginning of Autumn

  Although I am not a huge fan of cabbage dishes, I have always liked the plant for its own beauty.  There are so many interesting colors in cabbage and many varieties are not represented at the grocery store.  But … Continue reading

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Fresh Asparagus – Finished painting and pencil sketch

           

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Sea Creatures: Sea Anemone – Contracted

This colorful sea anemone is contracted to protect against enemies and to slow down metabolism.  

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Good Art, Bad Art: The Myth of Spontaneous Talent

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

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Watercolor 2

I recently purchased watercolor tubes, brushes and paper.  This came about from rediscovering my watercolor pencils in the bottom of a desk drawer.  The pencils were fun, but they seemed better for fine details.  I found myself wanting to just … Continue reading

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