How to Create the Illusion of Depth in Art

February 15, 2018 0 comments

How to Create the Illusion of Depth in Art There is nothing more satisfying than finishing a painting and feeling like it communicates everything you wished it would.  Sure there is always room for improvement – but that feeling of accomplishment is unlike any other.  Similar to any activity time, practice and especially ALOT of planning goes into a finished…

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How to Break Through Art Block

January 25, 2018 0 comments

Art Block is something I deal with usually in the winter and the summer.  Yeah – mine are seasonal.  I know it’s weird.  But there are good reasons for why I usually get Art Block – or what I like to call creative blues – around these times.   But before I get into the 3 reasons why I usually get…


Watercolor Paint – One Thing You’ve got to Know

October 4, 2017 2 Comments

Today we are going to be looking at watercolor paint with a bit more of a focused view and discussing one important aspect you absolutely have to know when using it.   So let’s jump into this shall we … LET’S REVIEW Last time we looked at some exercises to help improve your skills at watercolor – I’ll link that…

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My Best Watercolor Palette Set Up

September 27, 2017 8 Comments

Since this coming week was my birthday, I decided to purchase my very own porcelain watercolor palette. Now I’m going to show you all the ins and out of how I go about watercolor palette set up with my very first porcelain watercolor palette!  YEAH!    Hope your ready to get into this – cause I am…   STEP ONE:  CLEAN…


The Day I Decided to FAIL

September 12, 2017 2 Comments

TODAY I WANT TO TALK ABOUT THE DAY I DECIDED TO FAIL… Yep, you heard me right, I’m going to purposefully set myself up for failure today…  Well, I guess let’s go ahead and get started… In today’s post – I will be setting up 5 criteria that are usually associated with failure.  These include… WRONG PAPER – I will…

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How is Watercolor Paper Different From Other Paper?

September 4, 2017 7 Comments

THE MOST COMMON MISTAKE… Probably the most common (yet easily fixed) mistake beginner’s make with watercolor is using the wrong paper.   I mean paper is paper right?  Well, if you think that – then you’re sadly wrong and your painting will suffer.  Not to mention your level of frustrations will soar.   I find this thought process slightly humorous.…


Learning to Heal

August 23, 2017 36 Comments

WHERE HAVE I BEEN… I’m sure you’ve noticed it’s been a while since I last spoke to you. After my last video in July – I knew I needed to take a bit of a break from the online realm and just work on the tasks before me as well as myself. At the time, I thought just a short…


Learn to Paint Watercolor Poppies

July 28, 2017 4 Comments

IT’S FINALLY HERE… For years I’ve been dreaming on setting up my own online school for art and finally it’s here!  And to celebrate, I’m offering a $10 DISCOUNT to my first course HOW TO PAINT WATERCOLOR POPPIES. CLICK THE IMAGE BELOW IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE COURSE!!!! Learn to Paint Watercolor Poppies was last modified: February 28th, 2018…