The Watercolor Brush

The watercolor brushstroke is important because it gives your painting your own signature and style. For example, brushstrokes can be used to unify large areas of color as I did throughout this sunflower painting. In the upper right-hand corner, I linked the background shapes and colors together with visible short strokes. Also in this painting, you can find the two-color stroke, the point stroke, and the flowing stroke. My class, "Expressive Brushwork in Watercolor", will concentrate on the steps involved in changing a photograph into a work of art. One of the steps will be to incorporate energetic brushwork as we learn and practice 17 different brushstrokes. Please consider taking th

HAPPY HOLIDAYS

Thanks to all of you who followed these emails, took classes, workshops, bought paintings, took private lessons, and kept in touch. I know you have an interest and a talent for painting and I enjoy working with you on your artistic journey. I am excited about the new year and all the opportunities so stay tuned for upcoming announcements in 2019. This painting will be another page in my upcoming book "My Brush With Denver." High Tea at the Brown Palace Hotel is a cool thing to do especially during the holidays if you have out of town guests. I love the ambiance created by the big cut glass lamps, period furniture and the three tier desert trays. In this painting, I took advantage of the

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