Tag Archives: Elizabeth City

Recent watercolor paintings

In October I had the pleasure of attending a workshop led by John Salminen, a well-known and nationally recognized watercolor painter.  During the workshop, I completed this painting:   The Antigua painting was my first experience with painting on full sheets of watercolor paper (32×40 inch).  After a 13 year hiatus from painting, I made the mistake of painting on… (more…)

Pittsburgh Watercolor Society Show- 66th Aqueous International Exhibition

A few months ago I entered the Pittsburgh Watercolor’s Annual Watercolor Exhibition- the 66th Aqueous Exhibition.  To my delight, my watercolor painting was accepted in the show. I was happy enough with being in the show.  Unfortunately, I could not attend the reception due to my brother’s wedding in Colorado.  Judging by the catalog, there were a lot of amazing… (more…)

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…)

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…)