Tag Archives: watercolor painting

A Summer Tradition (and line versus no line)

Thinking about line and no-line in the #30x30DirectWatercolor2018 challenge. Continue reading

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Weekend in Yosemite: Part 2

More from Yosemite National Park. This is a less-known view of Mirror Lake. Its probably only weeks now before it dries into a meadow. The more famous Mirror Lake vista reflects Half Dome in the still waters, but I sketched … Continue reading

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The week I didn’t sketch

It’s Friday evening and I feel like I haven’t really sketched all week, so I go look at my Instagram stream where I post stuff as I make it and it looks like I have sketched, it’s just that it’s … Continue reading

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Almaden Quicksilver County Park

A couple of weeks ago, I painted with friends at Almaden Quicksilver County Park. We picked what was probably the foggiest morning in the South Bay. Visibility was low, humidity was high and the view we planned on painting was … Continue reading

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Paintings, sketches and a lovely surprise

One of the things I’m working on this year is working more without line. Not instead of my usual sketches, but in addition to them. Because I can always find more time to paint and draw, right? Two neighborhood scenes … Continue reading

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Feliz Navidad!

Feliz Navidad, Merry Christmas, Boas Festas, Happy Holidays. The best of the season to you wherever you may be! Frances Marin brought these Christmas Cacti over to a recent meetup, so I painted them. You can see from the foliage … Continue reading

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Do, Take Notes, Redo

Notes and Retakes. Continue reading

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