Category Archives: Watercolors

Cloudless Morning

We’ve had a lot of cloudless mornings lately. With nothing of interest in the sky I keep looking down for something to paint. Luckily I like painting rocks. The Susquehanna River back in Lancaster had lots of good rocks. There’s … Continue reading

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Fast and Slow

I still don’t have much time to paint right now but I took the day off to spend one last time with my figure group friends. First I did a fast one, then I did a slower one that I … Continue reading

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Another Breather

I’ve been very busy lately and needed a day off so I met with some friends to paint from a model. I’m a little rusty but it felt really good to paint again.

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Breather

I haven’t painted in a long time and needed to just get out of the house this morning.

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Happy New Year

My New Year’s resolution this year is to reduce the amount of time I spend doing plein air paintings and instead focus more on producing finished studio works. I feel like I need more direction and structure in my work. Also I … Continue reading

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Another Costume

Two more watercolor sketches today done from a model in costume. Not my best work but fun to play.

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Ballerina

A rare Sunday opportunity for me to paint from a model. She wore a ballerina outfit. I decided to do multiple sketches today instead of one long painting. Here they are in the order that I did them. The last one … Continue reading

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Wrestling

I’m still wrestling with watercolors below freezing. I’m curious if it can be done well. It was cold and windy so I knelt on the ground again to try to stay out of the wind. The first one I painted … Continue reading

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Newport, RI

I got to spend a few short days in Newport, RI over the weekend. It’s such a beautiful place, and I didn’t have nearly enough time to paint. The rocky coast is amazing. It’s so different than the Jersey shore. … Continue reading

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29°

This morning was my first morning of the season painting below freezing. I took watercolors to see what would happen. Obviously water freezes. I brought some vodka along in case I had trouble with ice as others had recommended. I … Continue reading

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