Tag Archives: watercolor batik

Splash 19 Best of Watercolor Book- just published

I received my copy of Splash 19- The Best of Watercolor yesterday. Published by F+W Media, the Splash series is a yearly hardcover book that comes out featuring the best paintings of the year.  Roughly 150 paintings are selected from several thousand every year and my watercolor batik of Philadelphia City Hall was featured in the latest book: Thanks to… (more…)

American Watercolor Society- Interview in AWS Summer newsletter

This year I achieved signature status in the American Watercolor Society (AWS).  This is accomplished by being selected for three of the yearly international juried exhibitions.  The American Watercolor Society is the oldest and most prestigious watercolor society in the world and members include the top watercolor artists in the world.  Getting into the exhibition once is fantastic- getting into… (more…)

Two day watercolor workshop with the Community Arts Association in New Jersey

Last week I had the pleasure of teaching two separate one-day workshops on watercolor batik and watercolor pouring in Allendale, New Jersey for the Community Arts Association. We fit a lot into three days- one demonstration, two separate one-day workshops on watercolor batik and watercolor pouring, and I had the honor of judging the members’ art show. (Working on the… (more…)

Interview with Creative Catalyst Productions online blog

Recently, I had the honor of being interviewed for an online article by the folks at Creative Catalyst Productions. I talk a little about my inspiration, my resource photographs, and most importantly- why I enjoy working with multiple techniques.  I hope it sheds some light on why I am constantly experimenting and trying to grow as an artist.  Take a… (more…)

Watercolor batik classes in Raleigh/Cary, NC

Do you want to learn the art of watercolor batik?   Watercolor batik is the process of using traditional watercolor paint and wax to create unique and beautiful batik-style paintings on Japanese rice paper.  This process is similar to the age old technique where melted wax is applied to fabric as a resist and then the fabric is dipped in… (more…)