Tag Archives: watercolor NC

How to photograph your artwork- YouTube videos

I have begun a series of videos describing the process of photographing your work for accurate reproduction.  Though there is a lot of technical knowledge, I am breaking the videos down into different subjects.  It makes for a shorter video and you can find what you are looking for easier with multiple videos as opposed to a long one. Hope… (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…)

Waverly Arts Group- gallery in Cary, NC

Last month I was approached by Gary Bradley, the owner of Waverly Arts Group in Cary, NC.  Gary had several openings in the studio and asked me if I was interested in joining the gallery and displaying my watercolors. So I thought for half-a-second: “Hum, this is the gallery where Dan Nelson (the guy who paints with two hands), Rocky… (more…)

En Plein Air Paint-Off in Fuquay-Varina

Actually, it should be called: Pain-Air Paint-Off. I signed up for this event three weeks ago.  En plein air (French pronunciation: ​[ɑ̃ plɛn‿ɛʁ]) is a French expression which means “in the open air,” and is particularly used to describe the act of painting outdoors. I have never painted en plein air. My first attempt, during a painting session at Lassiter Mills… (more…)