Tag Archives: NC watercolor

Watercolor demonstration- Raleigh, NC skyline

My latest step by step watercolor demonstration is a painting of the skyline of downtown Raleigh, NC.  I am trying to paint a few local scenes. I have learned the hard way (more than several times) to paint the largest areas first.  This way if I screw it up, I can simply start again. Step 1 For this watercolor I… (more…)

2013 Watercolors- Youtube slideshow

Recent works from 2013.  This video is currently showing on my Youtube channel.  I will be adding step by step watercolor demonstrations in the future. Ryan www.rfoxphoto.com (919) 645-8345 ryan@rfoxphoto.com

How [NOT] to write an artist statement

According to my beautiful wife, I shouldn’t craft an artist statement that reads: “I paint whatever-the-hell I feel like.” I do not understand why :). Writing is not one of my favorite past-times.  Which is why I often neglect this blog. I finished the artistic statement for my solo exhibition at Wake Med Hospital (New Bern campus).  It drove me… (more…)

Watercolor demonstration- Asian ruins

The internet is fantastic due to the wealth of painting information.  Years ago, when I took painting classes in college, the only way to learn was to watch students, ask professors, buy books, and read magazines.  However, there were few demonstrations in books and magazines, and I was left trying to figure watercolor through trial and error. Now, you can… (more…)

Watercolor paintings of Nepalese travel photographs

Believe it or not, I paint too.  Not that I have painted much in the past decade, but I always envisioned a day when I would pick up the brushes again. I received my BFA in Painting.  I had decided to pursue photography full time upon graduating.  However, switching majors and extending school (and tuition) for another few years seemed… (more…)