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John Salminen watercolor workshop- finished painting

Last month I attended the John Salminen watercolor workshop at the Arts of the Albemarle in historic Elizabeth City, NC.  It was a great workshop led by the renowned watercolor painter.  I, and the other participants in the workshop, spent the entire week working on one painting. Generally, I paint loose and fast.  Working in a slow and methodical manner… (more…)

Watercolor painting from photographs

Painting today is fantastic due to the wealth of information on the internet.   Interacting, and viewing works by fantastic watercolorists such as Alvaro Castagnet, Michael Reardon,  Keiko Tanabe,  Oscar Norblom, Sadhu Aliyur, and others inspire my watercolors. While it is cool to see finished paintings, I have always been drawn to explanations, or demonstrations of the painting process itself.  Watching… (more…)