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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…)

Watercolor Pouring Workshop on August 13th

Watercolor Pouring Workshop with Ryan Fox at Jerry’s Artarama in Raleigh, North Carolina.   Discover the technique of pouring, and layering watercolor paints.  Pouring creates a wide range of colors and creates amazing blending effects. Through design and careful planning, you will learn the technique of preserving areas with masking fluid as you build-up your darker values.    You’ll choose… (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…)

148th Annual International Exhibition Award Winners- American Watercolor Society

A short anecdote about putting your artwork out to be judged by your peers- whether fellow artists, friends, family, or enemies: “If you do not enter- you cannot get accepted”. I don’t make New Year’s resolutions.  Yeah, I’ll lose a few pounds.  I’ll stop cramming ALL the dishes into the dishwasher the last second before my wife gets home (I… (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…)