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Recent painting to be published in Splash 15 hardcover book

When I returned to painting several years ago, the first watercolor books I purchased from Ebay were from the Splash series.  I had not painted in 13 years (since college) and needed inspiration.   Published by F+W media, Splash is an annual hardcover book that  features the best of contemporary watercolor.  The books were instrumental in helping me decide to… (more…)

Solo show at Wake Med Hospital

Next month, I have my first solo exhibition at Wake Med Hospital in Raleigh (the New Bern location). I have been busy finishing paintings, framing, and cutting mat boards the past two weeks. if you driving by Wake Med (hopefully not in an ambulance), or have a craving for hospital food- my watercolors will be in the long hallway leading… (more…)

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…)

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…)