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

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Cider Jugs

this is from this weekend WDE from wetcanvas, a crop of some transparent Cider jugs, 6x6 on handmade paper


Sunday, January 22, 2012


this was one I did after a weekend workshop on glass, I see I need to darken the walls and comply with the light coming thru the windows, but have not had the energy to do so  yet.
this is 7x12


Thursday, January 12, 2012

Sweet Mollie

this is sweet llittle Mollie from wetcanvas WDE last weekend, posted by Elaine
she is quickly painted on a watercolor card. and soon to be a birthday card for my fellow crazy-cat-lady friend.