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This illustration was inspired by a South American folk tale called “The Wings of the Butterfly” in which a girl gets lost in a forest and meets some interesting creatures along the way. “Dear Chimidyue,” said the butterfly gently, “that is the way of the forest. Among your own people, things change slowly and areContinue reading “The Blue Butterfly”
“The Waiting” is an in progress work in which I am attempting to tackle the complex surface of what is called aquabord by Ampersand. I think that I am starting to figure it out and if it looks great sealed, it might be my go-to support from now on. No framing needed! Works out great for theContinue reading “The Waiting”
This is another commission that I finished this week and mailed off yesterday. The work is a 14″ x 19″ watercolor on 140 lb Cold Press Paper. The imagery is from a shot of petroglyphs in Wyoming (one of the most beautiful places in the U.S.). It took a practice painting and some studies toContinue reading “Petroglyphs in Wyoming”
I have been working on a commission (off and on) for the last few months. This painting is on stretched canvas, 15″ x 30″ and I am using water mixable oils. It is finally starting to go some where now that I have more time but I still have a long way to go. TheContinue reading “Sunset on the Bay”
The semester ended on a good note with successful final projects from all of my students, painting and photography. I thought that I would share some finished work from my Watercolor 1 course. The final project was to create a portrait/bust of someone expressing a mood through expression, color contrast, lighting and brush work. TheContinue reading “Student Work From Watercolor 1”