Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Demo from Saturday's watercolor class.  This was a charming little Bed and Breakfast I stayed in in Scotland.  The owners converted an old church.  Watercolor on 300# cold press paper 10-1/2 x 14"

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Red Onions thumbnail color sketches

I like to do several thumbnail color sketches to help decide the best background color for a painting.
We'll be painting red onions in Saturday's watercolor class.

Sunday, January 19, 2014

"Don't Worry Be Happy" watercolor

This is a demo started in a class a few months ago. Finished this weekend.  These boats were tied up in a busy urban harbor in South America.  I decided yesterday to turn it into a tropical scene.  Guess I'm in the mood for a vacation.  Watercolor on Arches 300# cold press  10-1/2 x 14"

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Watercolor Class in Palm Springs

Another great class with Intervalley Health Plan in Palm Springs this morning. They told me there would by 8 participants. There were 23. We used every table in the place. We're gonna need a bigger boat!  Happy painters with their works-in-progress.

Sunday, January 12, 2014

"Struttin' her Stuff" watercolor class demo

 "Struttin' her Stuff" 9x10" watercolor on Arches 300# CP
Demo Venus Studios watercolor class.  

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Another fun watercolor class at Venus Studios

Saturday's watercolor class at Venus Studios in Palm Desert, CA. We'll be doing it again next Saturday. As it's says on the shampoo bottle....wash, rinse, repeat.

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Watercolor class at Desert Oasis Healthcare

Great watercolor class today. 20 students. Really kept me on my toes.

Desert Oasis Healthcare hired me to teach two classes a month. They provide free watercolor classes, including supplies, to their clients.

Monday, January 6, 2014

Oil demo at Venus Studios Artwalk and Artists Council opening reception

"Rainy Day Rose" revisited....watercolor to oil.  My demo at last Friday night's Artwalk and Palm Springs Museum Artists Council opening reception at Venus Studios Art Supply

Sunday, January 5, 2014

"Rosy Glow" demo from oil painting class

"Rosy Glow"  8" x 10" oil on canvas.  
Demo from Friday's oil class at Venus Studios.

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

"Reach for the Sky" The perfect New Year's goal. Watercolor

Set your sights high.  Dream big.  Here's to a wonderful year.
Watercolor on Arches 300# cold press  9" x 12"  
Demo from class at Venus Studios, Palm Desert, CA