Monthly Archives: August 2019

The watercolor paintings

I’ve put together a selection of my watercolor paintings from a couple of trips to Europe over the last year and a half. Now, I don’t pretend to be or put myself out there as a watercolorist any more than … Continue reading

Posted in Paintings | Leave a comment

Taking Watercolors out with you

I wrote recently about painting outdoors with oil paint; today’s post is about taking watercolors with you when you travel. Below is what my kit looks like when it’s in my luggage or my day bag. I keep my brushes … Continue reading

Posted in Paintings | 1 Comment

The plein air paintings

To follow up the last post, “Learning to Paint Plein Air”, on what I take with me to paint outdoors, here are a few landscape paintings from this summer. The most recent have a lighter tone, feeling more “airy” on … Continue reading

Posted in Paintings | Leave a comment

Learning to paint plein air: materials

I been going outdoors to paint plein air again this summer, both as a teacher and just for fun. Therefore, I’m also a student, trying to improve. I thought I’d share what I take with me. Today I’ll show my … Continue reading

Posted in Paintings, Teaching | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Thinking About A Painting From 28 Years Ago

A few weeks ago I received an email from a woman who, with her husband, bought a painting of mine, Violet Dawn (below), from the Peyton Wright Gallery in Santa Fe, NM, dated 1991. So, it would have been purchased in … Continue reading

Posted in Paintings | Tagged , , , ,