After getting discouraged recently with watercolors, I decided I was going to put them away and focus on acrylics. Then I bought a book! Yes, another one! Paint Yourself Calm: Colourful, Creative Mindfulness Through Watercolour, by Jean Haines. I already have a few books of hers as I like the way she paints. However, I haven’t […]Read More Painting Myself Calm
After a not very fruitful afternoon of painting poppies last Saturday, I revisited the two pieces I completed and decided there might just be something worth salvaging. I often hang onto work and then cut up pieces, work on the back, or throw things out. I’ve made a lot of birthday cards recently out of […]Read More Crop It!
Poppies – Watercolor and Ink on W&N Cotman 200lb – A3 This is a more controlled version of the poppies I painted previously. I also used a different colored red ink and waited until the paper dried a little bit. I also used a larger sheet of paper. I am hoping that painting on larger […]Read More Poppies – Going Large