Tag Archives: Paul Jackson

2017 American Watercolor Society

First Friday in Raleigh went out with a whimper because of the impending doom (2 inches of snow) brought on by winter storm Helena.  Artspace closed early and attendance was sparse. Since I was in my studio waiting for patrons I did get a chance to check my tablet.  Of course, I glanced at facebook only to see a post… (more…)

Black Friday Print Sale- 20% off in my Etsy Shop

  Save 20% on fine art prints of watercolor paintings in my etsy shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/RFoxWatercolors   Use coupon code BLACKFRIDAY for fantastic savings on Friday.  The coupon expires Saturday. Remember, if you are local to Raleigh I will refund your shipping charges if you pick-up the prints at my studio at Artspace (Studio 104) Ryan Fox PWS, WSNC www.rfoxphoto.com https://www.youtube.com/user/rfoxphoto… (more…)

Watercolor batik of Stonehenge ruins in UK- tutorial

My recent painting of Stonehenge was based on photographs I shot years ago while visiting the monument.  The original pictures were shot in the evening, but I was inspired to paint the ruins in a moonlit scene. I began by doing a sketch on top of the rice paper.  Since I paint with high contrast values, I make sure to… (more…)

2014 Georgia Watercolor Society XXXV National Exhibition

My 1/2 sheet painting “Kathmandu Street” was accepted in the 2014 Georgia Watercolor Society National Exhibition. This painting is an example of “poured watercolor”.   I masked the whitest whites of the piece and  poured watered-down solutions of reds,yellows, and blues on top of the surface.  Tilting the paper allows the colors to blend and flow in certain areas.  A spray… (more…)

Watercolor Society of North Carolina 68th Annual Exhibition- Blowing Rock, NC

My goal for 2013 was to get 3 paintings accepted into national watercolor society shows.  Juried shows. The first part of my goal was met with the news that my painting of Duke Chapel was accepted by juror Mary Ann Beckwith. Here is a slideshow from last years WSNC Show: http://ncwatercolor.com/slideshows/2012-AnnualExhib/2012-AnnualExhib.html The watercolor exhibition will run September 8th- November 2nd… (more…)