Tag Archives: Windsor & Newton

2016 Holiday Gift Ideas

Last month I finished a series or original watercolor paintings of the Raleigh skyline.  If you are looking for the perfect gift for the art love or fan of Raleigh, stop by Studio 104 at Artspace (201 E. Davie St.) in downtown Raleigh and pick up one of these original watercolors for only $45.00     I also have a… (more…)

John Salminen workshop- Watercolor Society of North Carolina

Last week I had the pleasure of attending a workshop taught by John Salminen– one of the best watercolorists in the world.  His solo exhibitions and awards speak for the impact and popularity of his watercolor paintings The workshop was in conjunction with  WSNC (Watercolor Society of North Carolina). John was the juror for the 67th Annual Exhibition at the… (more…)

Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors

Bummer. Was supposed to be flying to NY this weekend for the 31st Annual Adirondacks National Exhibition of American show, where my painting of the Bayon temple was accepted.  Judged by Paul Jackson and Pat San Soucie, the show features work by great watercolorists such as Patricia A. Allen, Judi Betts, Cheng-Khee Chee, Z.L. Feng, James McFarlan, Dean Mitchell, and… (more…)

Painting accepted into Watercolor Competition

Yesterday absolutely sucked.  And that is the nicest thing I can say. So today had to be better, right.    I couldn’t possibly be living a real-life version of Flogging Molly’s “Worst Day Since Yesterday”, right? So today: 1.  My wife received her promotion at work.  Congratulations babe, I knew you would get it.  That is why I left a rose… (more…)

Faso- BoldBrush Painting Competition

I entered a photograph into last months FASO BoldBrush competition…. …and was in the top 15% of “liked” images. Now, this does not guarantee a winning painting, and the juried results have not been announced, but it does make me feel a little better about my work. Taking care of two children 5 and under, being the stay-at-home dad who… (more…)