Category: Daniel Smith Watercolor

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Isabel, resurrected! And a few detail shots :-)

If I haven't said it already, I will say it again: I LOVE AQUABORD! Why? because if I was using paper (and I KNOW I will get hell for saying this because all you paper users will throw tomatoes at me) I am not so sure I could have saved this portrait. Seriously. I lifted ...

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“Had a Ball #1” a WIP of a really cool watercolor project.

Ok, so I HAD to get my mind off of skin tones and faces and go a totally different direction with my watercolors today. Don't get me wrong, I LOVE my portrait painting. It is a constant battle... a challenge that I am pretty much always up for, even though it makes me grab for ...

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woes of a failing portrait…

Here is something you don't see in an artist every day. An admittance of a possible failure. This could be mine. A watercolor I have been coming back to and coming BACK to for a while now, knitpicking on this and that, her face mainly... it is still not done. I am still not happy ...

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Hot pink Tulip

I started teaching watercolors at the Tullahoma Fine Arts Center this month and it, so far, has been a blast! I teach exclusively on Ampersand Aquabord, which is really my surface of choice. It beats paper, hands down (for me). A lot of watercolorists wouldn't agree, and all of them are right in their own ...