Category Archives: Painting

Pattern Play

I’ve been playing with simple patterns using a new set of watercolors and some water based markers (the kind kid’s use!). It’s so good to just “play”. To just doodle around with art supplies and see what happens. When I do this, … Continue reading

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Day 5 of the 5 Day Art Challenge

Art Challenge day 5…”these days”…. a.k.a. – what I’m working on these days. I’m into many art things these days. I like many mediums and tend to work back and forth between them. I love to draw and doodle with all manner … Continue reading

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Day 4… Part 2… of the 5 Day Art Challenge

Art Challenge Day 4 – Part 2… More Gouache! I have to share one more day of my paint love… GOUACHE!!! My years at the New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts are obviously meaningful to me ’cause I can’t stop talking … Continue reading

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Day 4 of the 5 Day Art Challenge

Art Challenge Day 4… The classical academy years part 3… gouache! This is when I fell in love with gouache! Out of my four years at the academy, three were spent learning gouache techniques through various classes. Gouache is opaque watercolor. … Continue reading

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