Monthly Archives: October 2014

Watercolor batik painting on rice demo- step by step guide

Painting watercolor batiks on rice paper is amazingly fun.  I melt paraffin wax in a cheap cooking skillet (available in the kitchen department of most stores), apply it with cheap natural hair brushes, and throw a lot of paint on. As you can see from the photograph above, wax was applied to the whitest areas.  This is evident in the… (more…)

Iain Stewart Workshop- Washington, VA

architectural watercolor painting, Scotland landscape, watercolor Scotland, sheep painting, Ryan Fox painting

Yes, I have been bad and ignored my blogging responsibilities….. In late February I attended a workshop led by watercolor painter Iain Stewart.  Thanks to Carole Pivarnik for hosting and organizing the workshop in Washington…. ……Virginia. Never heard of it?  Neither had I.  But I was elated not to have to deal with DC traffic in February. Iain’s work focuses… (more…)