Category Archives: Watercolor

Habits and rituals

Does anyone else have trouble establishing a rhythm to their days? Ever since I stopped working a 9-5 job where I was answering to my employer and that holy paycheck, my time has been more fluid, slipping through my fingers … Continue reading

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Dress Rehearsal for Highlands Travel

T-minus two weeks and counting. Time to get serious about the sketching kit I will take along. Seriously playful, that is. Inspiration For the fun of it, I decided to have a try at practicing the style of watercolor I … Continue reading

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Watercolor 101: Where do I start?!

  With the recent upsurge of interest in all things sketchbook-y, it is easy to feel like you are attempting to get on a train that has already left the station, and that everyone has been on to this fad … Continue reading

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An Eagle Square Do-Over

I went out to sketch a month ago today, was interrupted by life, and went back there today to finish the job.

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A lesson in color from mayflowers

Sketching with a friend yesterday, this little bunch of mayflowers was so delicate, so deliciously fragrant…I thought of John Singer Sargent’s watercolors of ladies in white dresses, the dresses painted with every shade of bright pastel light, magic! When I … Continue reading

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Shameless Marketing

“Beware creating alone—join an art class!” I am teaching two classes  here in Concord this spring, one in May and a follow-up one in June, and I would love to have you there to enjoy the gorgeous weather and laughter … Continue reading

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Resurrecting a Blog

Some stitches are easier to drop than others. This blog project, begun with such enthusiasm in August 2016, lost its momentum about a year ago; I intended to take a little break, then life happened. Luckily I do have a … Continue reading

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