Tag: daniel smith watercolors

Can you paint my furkid? Why yes! Yes I can.

So, it has been incredibly busy in a very positive way here at the Redstreake studio. Keeping in mind that I do have a full time job with the best boss in Alabama, working as a graphic and web designer for UAHuntsville's Earth System Science Center the last 18 years. And so, with that, my ...

Mystery of the Ball Jar Caper

My work station changes often, depending on my mood, what project is pressing on the schedule, what I WANT to do, what kid happens to be sitting at my desk, etc.... this is one of my projects. An illustration (one of two) for a children's book project that I am collaborating with my bff on ...

In the Studio… painting away….

I thought you might like to see some of the things I am working on while I have time to paint. These are just a sneak peek of a FEW things that are coming out of the brush at the moment. Other things are florals, illustrations for a book, and the beginnings of some oils ...

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.

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 ...