Thursday, June 29, 2017

A Naturalist's Watercolor Journal

 A Naturalists Watercolor Journal
Jacqueline Newbold
July 16 – August 26

Dive into the colorful world of nature with Jacqueline Newbold!  She will guide you step-by-step as you explore various ways to use watercolor paints and mixed-media to create a naturalist art journal.  Keeping a journal of your field notes, drawings, and paintings of the natural world will enrich your experiences with nature and help develop your skills as an artistic naturalist.  Jacqueline shows how to capture the essence of the wonderful world of feathered and furry creatures with simplified, easy drawing methods, colorful painting techniques, and creative mixed-media embellishments.  This is great workshop for beginner to advance painters that want to improve their painting skills.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Cloth Paper Scissors

Check out the July/August issue of Cloth Paper Scissors.  I am featured artist in the Studio Spotlight section.  
I have an article about what is needed to paint outside.  There are more photos from my journals on the Cloth Paper Scissors Blog.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Script/Liner/Rigger Brushes

I love using liner brushes.  These are watercolor brushes that have longer hairs and are great for splattering paint and making very thin dark lines.  They are inexpensive and fun to use!  They are sometimes called script brushes or riggers.  Here are a couple that I found on the Dick Blick site: