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Open Studio: Do’s and Dont’s

I’ve never been to an Open Studio. How does one enjoy it? Every relationship they say rests on communication of expectations. I can lay out what watercolor artists might be...

Review: Apocalypse Variations

This blog post is a review of Marc Taro Holme’s latest self published monograph. You can buy the book on Amazon using this link –  https://amzn.to/2Xa1P45 I read Marc’s monograph...

Urban Sketching Master Class

This is the inaugural Urban Sketching Master Class. The week will provide a full immersion workshop experience, on the finest Island campus-known for its extraordinary light and color, with unlimited...

New Book!

I know you want this book – and I want it out badly too. Proof reading and ratifying colors and print quality will take it’s due course to make it...

Interview: Marc Taro Holmes

Marc and I are doing the 30×30 directwatercolor challenge for the month of June this year and I am honored to have been asked to join him. This year it...

Big Impact in a Pocket Palette

Direct Watercolor Challenge for 2019 is about to begin. And like last year, we have a special set of people hosting and participating in it. The challenge itself is the...

30×30

2019 is the third year of Direct Watercolor Challenge – a challenge that Marc Taro Holmes pioneered. Marc and I will co-host the #directwatercolor2019 on Facebook. Like every year, the...

Dissection

This is a technical article. If dissecting a painting takes away the fun of seeing one, this article is not for you. There are others that are non-technical and I...

First Oils

When you see the warm clouds on background of cool, dark sky, be honest, you’ve wondered if oils would make painting this scene easier than watercolors. Every time I’ve thought...