Watercolor Day at Meininger Art Supply

Join me at Meiningers for Watercolor Day on Saturday, August 4th from 10am-4pm. Try out watercolors, paper and brushes! This is a great event to come down for as they often give away lots of goodies including paint samples, watercolor paper samples, and more. Plus, you can demo lots of watercolor paints, brushes and papers. You can also take a class with myself and/or the other two artists. Join me for my class at noon: Watercolor Techniques with Dennis Pendleton Saturday, August 4, 12-1:30pm Held at Meiningers • 499 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203 $60 – The class fee includes your supplies, so you'll come home with a great butcher tray palette, brush and other goodies. Just show up and pa

Denver Botanic Gardens Watercolor Workshop

This was my first demo on Friday of the workshop. I used a direct painting approach where I tried to get the colors and values and edges right the first time without any over washes. I created my own borders with a pencil line rather than using the actual borders of the watercolor paper. This painting of hollyhocks was my demo on the second day and because the flowers were a light value, I concentrated on the colors around them as much as the flowers themselves. Letting some of the colors drift into the background with softer edges added a nice touch. This was my demo on the last day and I was intrigued by the orange and blue flowers because they are complementary colors and always work w

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