Category Archives: Watercolors

Strada Challenge (week 3)

These are really starting to pile up on my dining room table. My wife is wonderfully tolerant of me. I’m sure it must be hard to be married to an artist. I started the week on Sunday with a big … Continue reading

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Strada Challenge (week 2)

I’m still painting every day for the Strada easel challenge. Here are this week’s paintings. I worked on this one for two days. Painting in the middle of the day makes me feel less rushed as the light doesn’t change … Continue reading

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STRADA Easel Challenge

I’m participating in the Strada Easel Challenge this month. I have to paint a painting a day, every day for the entire month of September. Now that my kids are back in school that should be easy enough to accomplish. … Continue reading

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Sachuest Point

I switched to watercolors this morning. They never turn out how I want them to. It was fun anyway. 9×12″ While I was working I heard something behind me and turned around to find these girls watching me.

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Vacation

We went back to New Jersey last week to visit our families. I took watercolors just to keep things simple. First we sat on the beach and I sketched waves while our kids played. This was another attempt at watercolor … Continue reading

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Continuing

Here are a couple more cloud sketches from the other night from my sketchbook. And the one below is from this morning. It’s another attempt at watercolor on toned paper. I lose the luminosity of the transparent paint and needing … Continue reading

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Cloudy Sketches

I was heading out the door this morning to run errands and noticed the cloudy sky. It reminded me of Winslow Homer and was too interesting so I went back inside and got my paints. The grocery store could wait. … Continue reading

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Bigger

I tried to work bigger to see if it would force me to loosen up. It didn’t turn out how I expected but I think I’ll keep trying. about 14×21″ 

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Cleaned Up

I tried to clean this one up a little before my kids invaded my studio and wanted to work on paintings of their own.

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Play

Yesterday was Andrew Wyeth’s 100th birthday. I was thinking about it all day and thinking about the events back home at the Brandywine Museum to celebrate. I really wanted to paint but was busy all day and couldn’t find even … Continue reading

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