Category Archives: Moon

Painting at the Lake….

This is my all-time favorite thing to do…. Paint with a friend (who also happens to be my sister) while camping at the most beautiful place – Nanaimo Lakes. Mine Lorna’s – she just continues to get better and better.

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Owl On The Moon….

Boy, it’s been waaaay to long since I’ve posted anything.  I was in the studio today, cleaning up, and I found about 8 pieces that I’d completely forgotten about.  I’ll be at the BoHo Market at Nest Collective on Saturday … Continue reading

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TinyShop ….

So, my TinyShop at Nest Collective is SLOOOWWWLLLY coming together.  Paul and Chuck built me a wall (No Trump Jokes!!! ha ha ha), and Lorna helped me a LOT with staging it. The Wall The Products – I’d like to … Continue reading

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A Whale of a Postcard

Here’s another postcard that I’ll be demo’ing on Saturday, from 1:00 till 2:00 or 3:00 at Nest Collective on Saturday June 10th. I love this one!

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Working With a Theme – Moon and Heron

Well, this was an interesting exercise.  Again, using a moon as a background, this will use a Heron as the focal point.  If you’re a watercolor “purist”, just stop reading right now!  I used watercolors, a gold pen, a black … Continue reading

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Working with a theme – Before and After

So, my brother made this comment a while ago: …Looks like a dogs breakfast to me but I know when you’re done it will be great …. This was in reference to the Moon Silhouette Series that I’ve been working … Continue reading

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Watercolor – Working With a Theme

So, continuing on with the Theme of “things silhouetted against a moon”, I’ve done six more starter pieces.  I’m doing the moons two different ways, so far.  I’m also using an assortment of paper types – 400 lb rough, 140 … Continue reading

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Watercolor – Working With a Theme – Finished

(Go here for Part 1  or Part 2) Sorry for two posts in one day; I didn’t think I’d actually finish this piece today. My original small journal piece had a heron.  I find the dangle-y legs of the heron … Continue reading

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Watercolor – Working With a Theme – Part Two

(Go here for Part 1) I’ve glazed the moon with Quin Gold, and added some really bright green to the other area.  YIKES!  It looks horrid.  But I like how the moon is shaping up. I’ve used a darker color … Continue reading

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Watercolor – Working With a Theme

So, I’ve heard and read that working in a series, or working with a theme, is ALWAYS a good idea for improving your skills, so I’m going to give it a try. The theme will be “Things that are silhouetted against … Continue reading

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