Paintings are like children: they grow up, eventually, and move out of the house (hopefully). Along the way, they need to find. . . read more
Today I want to share a fun painting technique that works well with watercolors and—actually—almost any other media!. . . read more
The following scene was sketched while on holiday in Suffolk, sitting on the village green overlooking some wonderful wonky houses and a general store with a very low lintel—hence the name of the store and painting, Duck or Grouse Village Store.
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If your life is anything like mine, you probably don’t have the opportunity to do art as much as you’d like. Maybe. . . read more
One of the joys of painting with mixed-media is the freedom to create unique textures and patterns in your backgrounds. While. . . read more
Nowadays, nearly everyone carries a lot of stuff, all the time. Which means we're always finding new ways to carry that stuff. . . and the bigger the solution, the better.
Well, not always. Not for artists, anyway.
Sometimes you have to pack light especially if you're on a budget,on the road, or traveling abroad. Maybe you’re not going to be doing much art as you. . . read more
As a watercolorist, I’ve been painting since the mid ’80′s. New techniques come and go but here’s one. . . read more
Welcome to the fifth article in my series on the classical painting method known as the Flemish Method. Used by 16th and 17th. . . read more
Welcome to the fourth article in my latest series describing the classic Flemish Method of painting.
If you haven't done so already, you'll probably want to read each of the previous articles in this series (listed in order below) so that you're all caught up.
So far we've covered:
How to . . . read more
I’m a watercolorist and have been painting since the mid 80′s. One of the hardest concepts to grasp as a beginner was. . . read more
Today I’ll be continues my current series exploring the Flemish method of painting. In my first article, I demonstrated how. . . read more