Category Archives: Birds

Magnolia Watercolor In My Journal

(Click any image to see it bigger in a new tab) This was a challenge with some Arty Friends……

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An Illustrated Map of Hawaii

(Click any image to see it bigger in a new tab) We’ve been going to Hawaii, on and off, for about 10 years now, and I finally did a Map showing all the fun adventures that we’ve had there, over … Continue reading

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Watercolor Flamingo…

I had a couple of lovely women in the studio yesterday that wanted to learn a little bit about watercolor. Here’s what we did – this lesson included wet-into-wet, using Frisket as a mask, hard lines, shadows, and a bit … Continue reading

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Watercolor Christmas Cards….

No description needed…………  Boy I love my studio…………

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Watercolor Heron

(Click any image to see it bigger in a new tab) I love how much white is in this piece  

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Watercolor Polar Bears

(Click any image to see it bigger in a new tab) More practice………. I love this first one, particularly the combination of hard edges and lost edges.   Something’s not quite right with this one; I lost some of the … Continue reading

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Watercolor Lovebirds

(Click any image to see it bigger in a new tab) Again, I’m doing practice pieces for when I have students in who want to try watercolor.  This is a potential for a class, done as a 10″ x 8″.  … Continue reading

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Watercolor Landscape

(Click any image to see it bigger in a new tab) After doing the Hummingbird, which turned out sort of OK, but didn’t feel at all like me, I needed to do something different. Here’s an impressionistic landscape, completely out … Continue reading

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Watercolor Hummingbird

(Click any image to see it bigger in a new tab) I’ve got a couple women coming over to try watercolor, and I was having trouble coming up with something to paint. I finally found a hummingbird, which is NOT … Continue reading

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Clay again today…

Boy, I’d forgotten how FUN clay is! As mentioned previously, I needed to make a few pieces so that when I fired the kiln, it was full. Well, I started playing around again this morning, and couldn’t stop. I made … Continue reading

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Clay….

Well, I haven’t worked in clay for over 2 years!  I need to make a few things so that I can fire up the kiln and get some old small pieces fired, but I don’t want to have a half-filled … Continue reading

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Watercolor In My Journal

(Click any image to see it bigger in a new tab) I did this one while out “camping”, and by camping I mean being in our gorgeous 19 foot Travel Trailer. I copied it from an image I found on … Continue reading

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Some MORE Watercolor Christmas Postcards……

(Click any image to see it bigger in a new tab) Note:  I created a separate PAGE (as opposed to a Blog Post) for Christmas Cards that I’ve made.  Go here to see them, if you like. I promise that … Continue reading

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Some Watercolor Christmas Postcards……

(Click any image to see it bigger in a new tab) A few Christmas Cards that I painted in 2018 These first ones turned out quite well Fa La La La Llama…. But they’re not all keepers…..  

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Watercolor with the Ladies….

(click any image and it will open in a new tab, in a slightly larger format) Yet another fabulous day in the studio, laughing, talking, eating, and oh yeah, we actually also did some watercolors. 2 of these ladies paint … Continue reading

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More “found” Watercolor In My Journal

(Click any image to see it bigger in a new tab) A few more that I had forgotten about…..  sometimes my journal isn’t handy, but I’ve got scraps of watercolor paper laying around, so I paint on them, and tuck … Continue reading

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Watercolor In My Journal

(Click any image to see it bigger in a new tab) I forgotten that I’d done these pages…… A Japanese Lantern Plant In the style of an artist I admire – Karen Knutson Not sure why I drew this knobby-kneed … Continue reading

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Watercolor ArtDay With The Ladies

Another wonderful day in my studio with some creative, playful, fabulous friends!  2 have experience with watercolor, one has used watercolor 3 times. Here’s my version of the Koi that we painted: and Lorna’s Jackie’s Marilyn’s The Group

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Watercolor In My Art Journal

(Click any image to see it bigger in a new tab) I loved the challenge of this one, which was how little paint is used to show the shape of the bird.

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Watercolor In My Journal

(Click any image to see it bigger in a new tab) I love how the Black Elegant Writer pen bleeds out on this one

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