Posts filed under: Paintings


Collection of all paintings ones for myself, ones for study and ones for sale!

Channel your Inner Lazy

Efficiency, elegance, maximum impact for least strokes are all elevated ways of describing ‘lazy’. May be it was conditioning of being a young parent who had to make do with... Read More

All Lake District Pieces (No Story)

If you would like to see the Lake District Collection without the words and backstory, you are at the right place. To return to backstory at anytime, click here.... Read More


Truth: All the types of brushes (as far as shape, handle length, purpose) have been around for years. What’s new is in the synthetic hair material. A conditioned purist, I... Read More

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... Read More


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... Read More


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... Read More

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... Read More

Review: Framebridge

I chose to frame with Framebridge after seeing their ads on Instagram. This I did in October, where I chose frames for the artwork and paid for the framing in... Read More


CHOKING – When painting becomes a spectator sport Painting is traditionally a private task where most of the background work for a particular piece happens inside the artist’s brain or... Read More

June already?!

What happened? I am complaining about June happening so fast on August 2, 2018. This is the fastest year ever and despite that speed, it has been a most giving... Read More