Category Archives: Watercolor

Salt Lake City Temple – Urban Sketch

I really enjoyed this one!  This urban sketch was done on site a while back.  I used pencil and ink for the initial outline while on site, then added the watercolors when I returned home.  

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The purpose of art….

I saw this quote back in March at the Art Jamz studio in Washington, DC.  I immediately liked it and decided to do some bright and colorful lettering with it.  I’m not sure who the quote is attributed to but it describes … Continue reading

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Zion National Park – “The Three Patriarchs”

This watercolor sketch was created from a photo I took in Zion National Park. This is called “The Three Patriarchs”, named for Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. Reverend Frederick Fisher named this place in the early 1900’s. I took the photo … Continue reading

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Never assume your painting will be unworthy of putting in the sketchbook

Soooo, this next watercolor sketch was one I did quickly on the night of August 14, 2011 after visiting Zion National Park.  I wanted to do something to practice and keep my daily art streak alive but I figured it … Continue reading

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Bryce Canyon Plein Air Watercolor Sketch

I had the opportunity to visit Bryce Canyon National Park in August.  While there, I was able to sit and do a plein air watercolor sketch (my FIRST live sketch in nature) at Sunrise Point on August 12, 2011.  I used … Continue reading

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My Koi Watercolor Color Chart

One of my artistic goals is to do more plein air sketching.  Most of my sketching is with pencil but I have recently seen so many beautiful watercolor sketches that I decided I would give it a try.  At first, I bought … Continue reading

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A few watercolor experiments

These are all from last weekend when I experimented a little with the watercolors.  I used watercolors, alcohol, salt, the plastic bag from a bag of oranges, and some plastic wrap.  If you look at it sideways, it almost looks … Continue reading

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Weekend strawberry

Here’s my weekend strawberry, I started it Friday night and finished it on Saturday. I did it with my watercolor pencils and my waterbrush.

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