Tag Archives: Theme

Holy Creative Breakthrough, Batman!

(Click any image to open it bigger, in a new tab) So, I saw this idea to draw “in the style of” an artist you admire, and then try that style, multiple times, and try and make it your own…..  … Continue reading

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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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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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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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