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Thoughtful Thursday: Where do you want to go?

So, in wrapping up the epic series of doing White in Watercolor, I feel kinda accomplished because that was a push beyond what I’ve been writing on the blog so far. But I’m also feeling like, “where do I go now?” In reading “The ONE Thing” and “Will it Fly?”, I’m working through finding where […]

Tech Tuesday: White in Watercolor, but wait, there’s more!

If you’re new to the site… Welcome in! And for those who are not new… Great to see you again! Let’s get started… If you’re surprised at there being another part in this series, buckle in, so am I! As I kept at writing, thinking back to techniques I’ve done and researching other ways to […]

Thoughtful Thursday: Productivity

Thanks for joining me today! Today’s Thoughtful Thursday had me thinking about productivity. I’m currently reading “The ONE Thing” by Gary Keller and so far it’s been an easy to read, no nonsense format with a relatable voice from the author. I’m looking forward to finishing it up next week! 🙂 While reading though, this […]

Tech Tuesday: White in Watercolor, part 3: Manipulation

Thanks for joining us for part 3 of our 3 part series on using White in Watercolor! Now, on to the good stuff… -Manipulating the Paper- In the process of researching all of the ways to manipulating a painting to recover the paper surface, I realized that this broke down into two states of paint (wet […]

Thoughtful Thursday: Nikola Tesla says YOU are a work of art!

It’s been great getting back into the swing of things! I hope you’ve been enjoying your new year so far and thanks for joining in today. 🙂 I’m not a religious person per se, but this quote struck a chord when I found it, though I could be biased as I’m a fan of Tesla. […]

Tech Tuesday: White in Watercolor, part 2: Mediums

Welcome back! Today, we’re continuing our three part installment on White in Watercolor. This week, we have mediums! For the purposes of this post, we’re staying focused on the ones that will stay on your overall completed picture. These are great options for adding highlights to toned papers or bringing back white on paper that […]

Sorry, No Saturday Posts Here

When I first started posting on this blog and trying to grow this page, I just jumped in thinking that I could easily maintain at least a 3 times a week kind of schedule. In trying to get back into the swing of things and in order to spend more time in creating new work, […]

Thoughtful Thursday- Distractions & PearlEx & Portraits, oh my!

WARNING: I know that this will be a slightly random stream of consciousness type of post, so I apologize in advance and thank you for being my therapist! I find myself coming into this first post in 2017 for Thoughtful Thursday has had me puzzling out what I wanted to say. I wanted to bring you […]

Tech Tuesday REBOOT: White in Watercolor, part 1: Preservation

My theory last week was sound… Turns out that my stomach upset left me wide open to a cold bug. I spent three days in bed getting over the worst of it. I did manage to add some of the content below for the original post’s draft, but I just didn’t have the heart to […]

Tech Tuesday: White in Watercolor

So, I’ll admit to an immediate hitch in my blog scheduling for 2017 already… New Year’s eve into New Year’s day may have been celebrated too much and I find that my stomach is still recovering. Some double strength coffee at work may have had a hand in this. (John, you poisoned me! 😉 I […]