Category: Ampersand Aquabord

Pony Soldier Motel – WIP shot

This large painting is coming along! 22 x 30" watercolor on cradled aquabord. Follow the WIP of this large painting on my Work in Progress page HERE! Lots of red and lots of blocking in before the details get painted. I can't wait to get to the light tubing inside the letters!

Brenna Blowing a Dandelion

I just finished this watercolor on Aquabord of a friend of mine's daughter, Brenna. I loved this shot. Not your typical portrait pose. These are my favorite to do... just an action caught in time, the subject unaware of being photographed. Innocence and the sheer beauty of youth.

Paddle Plant – 6 x 6″ watercolor

This is the final painting. (posted March 23, 2015) Paddle Plant WIP (watercolor on cradled aquabord, 6 x 6 ") This is the second piece for the Temple of Flora show that will be at the Center for Visual Artists in Greensboro in April. The theme of it is the Paddle Plant. I chose a ...

Farmers Market Radishes

Sometimes bringing your camera pays off and you get some inspiring pictures to paint for projects in the future. Like these radishes. (original painting available here). I shot these at a farmers market in Huntsville last spring (and I KNOW I shot a very colorful carrot one, too but for the life of me I ...

Anna, watercolor on Aquabord

"Anna" Watercolor on Aquabord, 12 x 16" (Materials used: Ampersand Aquabord, Daniel Smith watercolors, Dynasty Black Gold brushes) Happy New Year! I was very busy this Christmas painting commissions and I hope to share some with you here. This particular painting was a gift for my boyfriend. His daughter, Anna, a very pretty subject indeed! ...

The Makings of a Card…WIP from Start to Finish.

A very dear friend of mine is getting married. An extremely happy occasion! I get to do something fun for this and thought I would share the WIP of the project here. I took shots of the painting and then of the end result. The painting is done with Daniel Smith Watercolors on Ampersand Aquabord ...

R is for “Robot Ride ’em Cowboy!”

"Robot Ride 'em Cowboy!" watercolor on ampersand aquabord, 4 x 4" At some point I had to do a horse. Little did I know that one would walk into my house tonight in the shape of a LEGO horse! Oh yea. With a cowboy robot lego dude. The perfect combination for my "R" painting. I ...