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An Extra Ordinary Day at Wyndham Resort.

Wednesday Watercolor Class at Wyndham Resort turned out to be an extra ordinary day. An 86 year old mother and two daughters came to the class. This painting belongs to Debbie, one of the daughters. She had never painted, but look what she turned out. I had everyone paint a pale watery underpainting with a [...]

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Characters for new novel, “Under Heaven’s Rage”

Here is a sneak preview of the characters I painted for my new novel, “Under Heaven’s Rage.” Here are Libby Crawford, Joe Crawford and Star Everett. I have an on-line Study Course, “Painting your Characters.” This is for writers who want to paint their own characters in their novels. If interested, let me know, I’ll [...]

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When to stop painting? To do or not to do?

Watercolors are tricky. They want to pull us in and keep painting until we have ruin the painting. I had several demos just beginning. I knew there were several things I needed to do, but not quite sure where to start. In the first painting, it was an underpainting, The stems were all going to [...]

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Blue Spruce Demo

Check out my Blue Spruce Demo in Watercolor (Short). Anyone can paint them. Be Inspired. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QcTJVfvphrQ

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