Category Archives: Watercolor
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.