Stepping Away

Maybe like me, you’ve had a busy year. My year has been busy, hamster-treadmill, busy.

Last Sunday, when the first candle of Advent was lit, more than ever, I found myself feeling its allure to slow down and reflect. Something I used to do continually, something I hardly do at all anymore. I miss it.

As I’m experiencing the need to clean my inner room and prepare on all levels, this will be my last post until after the New Year. I anticipate announcing some changes and new directions early 2014.

For anyone looking for a Holiday Project, here is one, lost in the archives from Dec. 17, 2010. Christmas Poinsettia. It is in watercolor and shows sucessive steps of negative painting. A wonderful process of mostly layered background painting , until as if by magic, the subject appears. Would be interesting to see it in alcohol inks 🙂

Thanks to all for following this blog. I appreciate you. Wishing all the best this Holiday Season and the coming New Year.

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Iris No. 16 Watercolor Slideshow Demo

Here is the complete demo of Iris No. 16 with no ads.

Yes, I’m paying for smilebox now in response to a few complaints

about the ads accompanying the FREE version I was using.

There will be no ads with future smilebox demos on my blog.

Iris No. 16 has just been listed on Daily Paintworks – Opening Bid $85

Enjoy 🙂

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Seascape Study – Watercolor Demonstration

Let’s Go To The Seashore!

Following is an example of my watercolor demo for the Mar. 10th,

2nd Saturday Painters and what we will be practicing. Enjoy!

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