While I was traveling in Germany, I realized I did not pack nearly enough watercolor paint for the types of paintings I wanted to work on!
I often like to paint large bearded iris flower heads and though the paper I packed was only 8×5.5″, I wanted some bold colors and therefore the little watercolor pans I packed were just not going to do the trick. Continue reading
After finishing the Iris plate mockup I shared in the previous post, I was interested in painting small Siberian irises that were simple, yet a bit less “flat” than the previous study. Continue reading
Today’s piece for “The Iris Project” is an acrylic painting which started with a background painted a few days prior using the leftover paint on my palette. Continue reading
Today’s piece for The Iris Project is a two color bearded iris. It is one I acquired from a farm nearby in Boulder who generously offered me several Rhizomes after they divided them. Continue reading
Today’s exploration took me into abstract terrain. For some reason, when I deviate from my trusty watercolor friends and start playing with thick paint that I can swirl and plop on the canvas, I don’t want to do anything detailed! Continue reading
Well, it is that time of year where we start winding down, thinking about what happened in 2018 and looking forward to new things in 2019. Continue reading