Tag Archives: “Machu Picchu” painting

Student work from Watercolor Pouring Workshop

Earlier this month I had a Watercolor Pouring class at Jerry’s Artarama in Raleigh, NC. It was a super talented group- take a look at their finished paintings:         Rest assured, I will be taking lessons from these ladies in a few years.  🙂 I will be teaching more watercolor techniques at Jerry’s in the future.  Take… (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…)

Watercolor painting from photographs

Painting today is fantastic due to the wealth of information on the internet.   Interacting, and viewing works by fantastic watercolorists such as Alvaro Castagnet, Michael Reardon,  Keiko Tanabe,  Oscar Norblom, Sadhu Aliyur, and others inspire my watercolors. While it is cool to see finished paintings, I have always been drawn to explanations, or demonstrations of the painting process itself.  Watching… (more…)