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Loose washes with sketchy ink……..

I quite often have a watercolor piece that just doesn’t work, but more often than not, I can improve it by adding some skritchy ink lines……….  Hey, in my head, Skritchy is a legitimate word……….  Anyway, I took this 3 … 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 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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Art With The Ladies – Another Address Day

So, some friends had seen the Colorful Painted Address that I’d made for our place and wanted to try it for themselves.  They both made gorgeous signs, and went home feeling very pleased with themselves! Here’s the two of them … Continue reading

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Look What Lauren Made!

Lauren’s mind is a wonderfully wild and wacky place, as evidenced by her latest clay creation.     These fish were done from an idea completely out of head.  Check out how the first guy is looking backwards in terror … Continue reading

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Watercolor Christmas Cards

Yay, another fabulous day in the studio.  7 women and Jen and I – it was cosy, but we made it work!  Jen and I both did demos, and walked around providing assistance.  Jen very generously shared her paper and paints and tools, … Continue reading

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Clay Play Date

I was so lucky to have a friend come over and play in the studio with me the other day. Lauren had the idea of creating wall-hung fish to hang on her yard fence.  I knew that anything she made … Continue reading

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A Painting Course With One of My Art Crushes!!

I was SO lucky to take a 5-day course with Robert Burridge (  I absolutely love his style, and his color palette just rocks.  He and his wife were at the course – she runs him like a well oiled … Continue reading

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Clay Day – Part Two

Well, 4 of the 6 amazing, talented, funny women were over yesterday to paint their clay houses and people.  I could not believe the diversity of the final product.  We use a variety of applications of acrylic paint – dry … Continue reading

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Clay Day!

Oh man, I had the Ladies over for a play date, and we messed about with clay.  Good lord, these women are creative.  Check out what they made, and keep in mind that only 2 of them had played with … Continue reading

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