Tag: ampersand aquabord

Nothing says YUM quite like paintings of food!

Among the many subjects that I like to paint, food is probably #2 on that list! Especially dishes, fruit, favorite drinks, coffee, etc.... I just can get sooo into my zone when I am painting, I lose track of time. I did these 4 gems over the weekend, while I was sick with bronchitis and ...

“I’m not going in there… YOU go in!”

I have been working on botanicals lately, 'tis true. BUT, I have lots of new minifig paintings I am shelling out, including this gem, "I'm not going in there.. YOU go in!" Where the TARDIS intimidates the strongest of men...er... Storm troopers. A 6 x 6" watercolor on aquabord, painted exclusively for iCanvas. They will ...

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!

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! ...

N is for “Not a Good Day…”

"Not a Good Day..." watercolor on Ampersand Aquabord 4 x 4" Everybody has a bad day. Especially when you run into a huge ass blue spider that is almost 4 times as big as you and you have a plastic TOY gun. Shit. What to do... I guess next time don't piss off the boss and ...

M is for “Macaron Heaven :-)”

"Macaron Heaven!" I don't know about you but... I love macaron cookies! They are so colorful and crunchy, tasty and you can never eat just ONE! This little guy is pretty much in a sugar coma at this point. He ate his fill and is too stuffed to move. I feel like that sometimes. That's ...