Rhodie Sketch

Rhodie Sketch, 10 x 8″ transparent watercolor on paper, 14 x 11 white museum quality, double thick mat

Posey Party Demo

Posey Party Demo was begun during a demo last month for a local art league, finished up in my studio. Lots of watermedia in here. Fun stuff!

Posey Party Demo, 22 x 15″ mixed watermedia on Richeson paper

After Sargent’s Blue Gentians

After Sargent’s Blue Gentians, watercolor on paper, 9 x 11″. Looking closely at John Singer Sargent’s beautiful painting, Blue Gentians, there much to learn from trying out a master’s techniques.

Join me Sat. & Sun. March 9 & 10 at WAS-H and explore Impressionism! Click HERE –there are 3 places still available.

Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day, monoprint sketch in transparent watercolor, preparing for summer classes

Lilac study for summer classes

Lilac Study for Summer Class, 16 x 20″ transparent watercolor on paper. Available for sale HERE

Lilac Study was painted in preparation for summer classes in Mayville, NY. It is a treat to paint and think of the beautiful purple, blue and white hues during the month of January. In just a few months they will pop in our garden and during class we will paint from life!

Annuals Overture

Annuals Overture, 30 x 22″ watermedia on paper, discovered in my paper cabinet–a sketch for a more refined painting, painted many years ago.  I love and wanted to depict the total immersion of flowers to be found in a European flower market.

Poppies at the Lake 2

Poppies at the Lake 2, 14 x 11″ watermedia on paper, class demo

After Flowers on a Fireplace in Clayes (Vuillard)

After “Flowers on a Fireplace in Clayes” (Vuillard), 9 x 12 watercolor on paper

Watercolor demonstration from last week’s class, Surprise Yourself with Impressionism: Florals, Interiors, Botanicals at the Watercolor Art Society-Houston.  The masters teach us so much!

Surprise Yourself with Impressionism: Florals, Interiors, Still Life

First Peony at the Depot, 12 x 12″ transparent watercolor on paper

4 week class begins February 7
Explore innovative ways to guarantee a loose, gestural watermedia style. The class will cover techniques to assist you in applying the Masters’ styles to your own resource photos. This month we will paint florals, still life & interiors, and botanicals. (This class is similar to the January class, with different subjects.)
Schedule includes 4 sessions
  • 07 Feb 2017, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM
  • 14 Feb 2017, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM
  • 21 Feb 2017, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM
  • 28 Feb 2017, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM
WAS-H 1601 West Alabama at Mandell, Houston, TX 77006

$150 (WAS-H members)
$190 (WAS-H non-members)
Questions?  Call WAS-H: 713 942-9966

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER


SUPPLY LIST
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  • Several small sheets or a tablet of your favorite WC paper approx 9 x 12 or thereabouts
  • Favorite watercolors
  • A small variety of drawing tools.   Pencil, permanent pen(s), a marker or 2 of various sizes
  • SketchbookThe following items are optional if you have them around the house:
  • An old wood handled watercolor brush  
  • Small piece of medium grade sandpaper
  • small piece of white candle.  Birthday candles work.
  • tissues