Monthly Archives: December 2016

Sketchwalking in the Meadows

My favorite place to sketchwalk is in the meadows at Longwood gardens. Since the meadows expansion project, the trails and pathways now meander through the meadows and the views from each vantage point are spectacular any time of the year. … Continue reading

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Still working on creating texture

I’m starting to sound like a broken record, but trying to create texture in watercolor has been a journey for me thus far… I’ve built up quite a stack of experimental washes, not always with a subject in mind, just … Continue reading

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Baby it’s cold outside!

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Joyous Kwanza, Happy Holidays to one and all.  

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Continuing with the theme of textures…

Everyday on my sketch walk all I see around me is texture – bleak rainy days, on cloudy days, and even on a sunny day. Here in the Pacific Northwest, come fall when the trees have lost all their leaves … Continue reading

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Sketchwalking

I love to combine activities, so when I go for walks I carry my sketchbook with me to capture some of the beauty around me. ¬†For some time now I’ve been wanting to sketch the chaos beneath these trees along … Continue reading

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Stormy Skies

The past few days have been a rollercoaster of foggy, misty, rainy thunderstorms. Although this makes for dull gray days, it does however ¬†result in some great cloud formations and misty effect over the mountains. I’ve had a ball trying … Continue reading

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