Yesterday I finished painting two 5×7 inch watercolors from photographs I shot at a friend’s house. We both love opportunities … More
30 Paintings in 30 Days – Still painting!
Well, it’s 10 days in, and I’ve been fairly productive, finishing several paintings this week. Last week our plein air … More
Revisiting an old friend.
It’s always great to sell artwork to friends or family because you can still retain “visitation rights” of your artwork … More
Recently I painted another watercolor feather. It’s the fourth in my feather series. Here are a couple of photos of … More
Choosing a spot to paint.
When plein air painting, an artist can become overwhelmed with all the choices available at each location. How does one … More
During our recent plein air visit to the Albany Carousel building, I painted a vintage carousel horse, then because of … More
Plein Air Carousel Animals
On May 20th, the Vista and Vineyards plein air group met at the Albany Carousel building where I eventually settled … More
“Garland’s Iris” — Plein Air season has begun!
Yesterday was the first plein air day with the Vista and Vineyard Plein Air group this year. We paint at … More
Watercolor paintings on Yupo Paper
Instead of framing, this weekend I researched how to paint on Yupo paper – a synthetic paper, machine-made of polypropylene. … More
Feather 1 & Feather 2
In search of a painting subject the other day, I decided to give feathers a whirl. Feather 1 watercolor 4×8 … More