Category Archives: Watercolors
Here’s my annual summer painting of a jetty in Ocean City, NJ. Summer Jetty, plein air, watercolor, about 8×11” on Hahnemuhle paper.
Every summer my wife takes our kids to visit her family and I get stuck at home taking care of all our animals. I get a week of not having to cook or parent and as much time as I … Continue reading
I haven’t been painting lately and have had a lot on my mind so these felt stiff. 5 minute warm up. Similar pose as the warm up. Slower. More controlled. Disappointing so I stopped and tried to change gears. I … Continue reading
I’m still trying at figure group. I like the short poses to explore and be courageous. That’s a lot of fun. But for the long pose I keep trying to be more academic and controlled. I want to take the … Continue reading
Two 5 minute poses to start. Then 20 minute poses the rest of the morning.
5 minute warm up 10 minute pose 20 minute poses And a 10 minute drawing to end the day
At figure group today I was front and center for the pose. I knew I was going to do single drawings for each of the 20 minute sessions rather than one long drawing today. I thought I’d move after each … Continue reading
This morning I painted the same tide pool I’ve painted several times before. The snowy owl is still here and hanging out on the refuge headquarters’ roof in the parking lot.
We had a new model and I tried some new techniques today at figure group. A 5 minute pose A 10 minute pose I tried drawing with a brush first and liked it so I left it alone and finished … Continue reading