Comments you leave on this blog are ALWAYS read, ALWAYS appreciated, and if a question is asked, I really want to answer it. The last post brought up a couple of things that need a response.
An interesting garden journal page usually begins in a garden. Doesn’t have to, but it usually does. Something stands out as interesting at the moment, and you think “hmmm . . .what will I do to translate this interesting thing… Continue Reading
I LOVE palettes and am always in search of the perfect palette solution (for me anyway). I work with watercolor at home in my greenhouse studio, and also when I am out traveling . . . even if I am going… Continue Reading
Those who read my recent series of posts about using watercolor palettes may remember that I did not recommend this type – with wells in the cover and base – BECAUSE the dried paint falls out . . .
Although I have certainly been in this position a number of times in my life, I have never illustrated it until now . . .
It’s been 15 years, and Sheer Heaven is one of the best things to have ever come along in my art life. It is also beloved by thousands of artists around the world. But we have come to an obstacle… Continue Reading
As I said in the first post in this series, our palettes are our toys, and they are as personal to each artist as any beloved toy would be. There are as many opinions about what’s best and what… Continue Reading
Oh my goodness. Such a lot has been going on that I had to take a vacation break for a week, and now I’m back in the saddle. I am so very glad to announce my newest endeavor – the… Continue Reading
Last time, we talked about the importance of avoiding pan pollution to retain the brilliant and transparent essence of watercolors. So, where can you make your mess, then?
Watercolor palettes, with their jewel-like collections of color, are as much a toy as a tool, and the variety of formats and functionalities means you could play with them forever. But that same variety of details means that there are… Continue Reading