POTPOURRI WELCOME

Posted by on Jun 22, 2013 in Potpourri | 0 comments

POTPOURRI WELCOME

Hi and welcome to Potpourri!  In this section, I will be show different techniques and talk about the “how to” aspect of each technique.  I love to experiment so I also teach many different techniques in watercolor.  Watercolor painting is so exciting because there are so many ways to paint and different surfaces to try.  Check back as I will be adding different techniques to this as I have time.  In the painting shown, I started by pouring the paint for beautiful blending of hues.

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“St Francis of Assissi”

Posted by on Nov 24, 2011 in Potpourri, Webbing Techniques | 0 comments

“St Francis of Assissi”

I took this photo while visiting the cathedral in Assissi, Italy. Back home, I first laid my paper out on my lawn and sprayed it with white acrylic webbing spray. After sketching the statue, I worked wet in wet for the flowers and background. I then put the values and details in the statue.  Image size: 11″ x 15″

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“RED POPPIES”

Posted by on Nov 24, 2011 in Potpourri, Webbing Techniques | 0 comments

“RED POPPIES”

This was a demo for a class. I followed the same technique, putting the webbing spray on first and then developing the painting. My students had fun with this technique. I’ve been asked to have a workshop with this technique again – maybe in 2012.

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“THINK IT’LL RAIN?”

Posted by on Nov 24, 2011 in Potpourri, Webbing Techniques | 0 comments

“THINK IT’LL RAIN?”

I spotted these cute statues at a bed and breakfast in England and just had to bring them to life. Following the same technique as I did for the St. Francis painting, I worked wet into wet over the entire painting. Lastly, I glazed into the figures to give them dimension.  Size is 26″ x 20″

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