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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…)

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 demonstration- Big Ben painted on YUPO synthetic paper

Months ago I began a series of watercolor paintings on YUPO synthetic paper.  “Synthetic” meaning plastic. Painting on a plastic surface with watercolor is tough.  The surface takes a long time to dry.  You can layer but with difficulty.  Oil from finger prints creates a resist for paint (run a cloth with a light application of rubbing alcohol over the… (more…)

37th Annual North East Watercolor Society exhibition (juried)

My 2013 goal was to have watercolors accepted into  three national exhibitions (juried).  This is what I accomplished in 2012 after starting painting again in 2011 (and very sporadically at that). 2013 did not start well for me.  I was accepted in local exhibitions, but my goal was to be in WATERCOLOR exhibitions.  Juried exhibitions.  The bigger the name of… (more…)

Watercolor demonstration- Cusco church, Peru

I began this painting a month ago.  Finally I finished it last night. My inspiration for the piece was the artwork of Dan Burt.  I picked up a copy of his book on Amazon and have looked through it (you don’t read art books, do you?) many times, especially enjoying the 11 tutorials and the step-by-step photographs of the paintings… (more…)