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Learn to Sell Art Online

Selling Artwork Online- Masterclass August 16th 5-8pm ET Sell your paintings and prints online.  With the pandemic keeping people at home internet sales have exploded.  You work hard creating your art.  Make the money you deserve.  In this 3 hour workshop learn how and where to sell your art online.    This workshop is for sellers who already have their… (more…)

Art of Watercolour Magazine

Sometimes surprises are nice! I saw this post on facebook from another painter friend- the French version of Art of Watercolour. Guess whose painting “Machu Picchu Vista” is pictured at the bottom of the page? However, my painting is not featured on the English version of the cover (bummer) but I do have a two page article in both versions… (more…)

2017 Georgia Watercolor Society Juried Exhibition

I returned from the Georgia Watercolor Society 2017 National Juried Exhibition on March 11th. The show was held in the beautiful Carrollton Cultural Arts Center in historic Carrollton, GA. It was a long drive from Raleigh (482 miles).  However, it is not every day you get signature status in an a watercolor association (for GWS you have be accepted in… (more…)

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…)

Venice carnival mask- watercolor batik tutorial

Last night I finished a watercolor batik on rice paper of a masked person at Carnivale.  The image was shot years ago on a trip to Venice, Italy. Watercolor batik  is the process of painting on rice paper.  Melted paraffin wax creates a resist and protects the underlying layer from further paint.   When finished you iron the painting with newspaper… (more…)