PINAC

Today I thought I’d paint the pinhole camera that I used earlier that day. Pinhole photography is my other hobby, and probably the one I love the best. Not probably, IS the one I love the best. It is easy and fun and It makes me feel good. Sketching and painting are the hobbies that…

Bananas 🍌

I thought I’d keep going with simple one subject still lifes. I am calling this “deconstructed bananas.”

Getting there? #30by30DirectWatercolor2018 day 9

It’s far from perfect but for the first time this week I feel like I kind of (ever so slightly) understand this Direct Watercolor technique. Obviously I have a long way to go, but at the very least I don’t hate the process! I kind of like it, in fact. 🙂 Today I think I…

#30by30DirectWatercolor2018 Day 5

Today I used a photo as a reference to paint from. I thought about the Direct watercolor technique and saw this tree on my run and thought it might be interesting to try to paint. I liked the contrast of the pink flowers against the leaves, so I snapped a photo. It’s not perfect but…

#30by30directwatercolor2018 day 4

The brain critic is strong. I hope that in 30 days I can look back and see progress! Watercolor in general confounds me but I’m determined to learn.

#30x30DirectWatercolor2018 challenge day 1

A few weeks ago I had a dream in which I was sitting at a table with acclaimed Spokane watercolor artist, Stan Miller. In the dream he was strongly encouraging me to take his class but I was reluctant and didn’t feel like I was good enough to do it and I was surprised that…