Tag Archives: art Raleigh

2016 Holiday Gift Ideas

Last month I finished a series or original watercolor paintings of the Raleigh skyline.  If you are looking for the perfect gift for the art love or fan of Raleigh, stop by Studio 104 at Artspace (201 E. Davie St.) in downtown Raleigh and pick up one of these original watercolors for only $45.00     I also have a… (more…)

Watercolor pouring workshop at Waverly Artists Group Studio & Gallery

We had a great pouring workshops at Waverly Artists Group Studio and Gallery last week.  Thanks to Carla, Roxanne, Lisa, and Lani for attending. The workshop focused on pouring watercolors and using liquid mask to preserve the white of the paper or lighter values: You slowly build up the values by alternating pours and masking.  It’s messy.  It’s fun.  … (more…)

Watercolor Pouring Workshop in Cary, NC- October 25th

Watercolor Pouring Workshop with Ryan Fox At Waverly Artist Studio in Cary, NC To register contact Ryan at: ryan@rfoxphoto.com     Discover the technique of pouring, and layering watercolor paints.  With an emphasis on design and planning, you will learn the technique of pouring diluted watercolor directly on paper.   Pouring creates a wide range of colors and creates amazing blending… (more…)

Commissioned work

My first two commissioned pieces were paintings I did for my German friends married in Switzerland at the Hospiz Grimsel (paintings below). These full sheet watercolors (22×30″) were based on photographs I shot in Switzerland. While I wasn’t paid for these images (they were their wedding gifts), the idea was the same as a commission- I knew what they wanted,… (more…)

Faso- BoldBrush Painting Competition

I entered a photograph into last months FASO BoldBrush competition…. …and was in the top 15% of “liked” images. Now, this does not guarantee a winning painting, and the juried results have not been announced, but it does make me feel a little better about my work. Taking care of two children 5 and under, being the stay-at-home dad who… (more…)