Watercolor Journals in the Great Outdoors!

We were camping up at Nanaimo Lakes last weekend, and Andy, Lorna, and I did a bit of watercolor in our Journals each morning. Can’t think of anything I enjoy more than “arting” with some friends! And what’s amazing is that this was all done without ANY Bailey’s in our coffee!

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Group (3)

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I did this face using a black ink pen called an Elegant Writer. You draw with it, then drag a wet brush through it to get all that delicious color in her hair.
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Face2

Then I tried painting rocks…..epic fail… How can such a simple object be so difficult to paint? I am just blown away by anyone who paints realistic stones, rocks or pebbles……sigh….. But I WILL keep trying!

Rocks1

Rocks2

This clown face was a surprisingly quick piece

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ClownFace1

And the last image is a bee; I am really pleased with how this turned out.
Bee1

Bee2

Bee3

I. LOVE. NANAIMO. LAKES!!!

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6 Responses to Watercolor Journals in the Great Outdoors!

  1. Jen says:

    The bee is my favourite. And your rocks do have edges.

  2. The favorite one says:

    For someone who can’t do faces I think it is pretty great, by the way how is my picture doing?

  3. Susanne Bourgh says:

    very groovy … !!! looks like fun!!! Cheers Susanne

  4. Janice says:

    Love, love, love the art work. I actually think the face looks like you. Don’t think of them as pebbles but rather a gem stone instead, as this is what they look like. Amazing clown face and bee too. So much talent so little time J Can’t wait to see you tomorrow!

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