Inspired by one of my favorite quotes "If you are not living on the Edge, you are taking up too much Space", and also the challenge of Larry Seiler, from whom I am following a teaching webcast on painting and stretching my boundarys, I am going to start a blog of 120 (or more) paintings, all postcard size, some from life, others from photos refs. they will be primarily watercolor, as I strive to become a better watercolorist, but I may also deviate into other areas as my fancy takes me. I love to experiment so you never know what might surface.

I love ink drawings colored with watercolor or colored ink. but I am also trying to lay color down without first drawing , trying to loosen up the compulsion to detail that I have

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Lion Fountain

I loved the photo ref of the lions head fountain in this weekend drawing event, I have not stayed true to color, and was going to just use watersoluble graphite, but discovered my watersoluble OPs so added a bit of color. This is done in a 6x6 handmade paper sketchbook I bought at the Paper Umbrella (one of my favorite stores)


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