Tag Archives: watercolor

happy paints

I am often asked what kind or brand of watercolors I use, and the above boxed set of Pelikan watercolors are one of my absolute favorites. ¬†They box up like a double-decker bus and the colors are bright, velvety and truly transparent or opaque depending on the amount of water you use. ¬†This is not […]

acts of kindness

Part of what makes me happy is passing along random acts of kindness. I always find out that we are all in some way connected to one another. I am sending this illustration today to a lovely lady who has assured me that she will pass on some kindness. Sure, I do what I do […]

wild side

Been a little wild weather wise over here so I thought I would focus on my wild side and create some fun patterns. I had so much fun creating this 30 minute watercolor. It’s a little looser than the norm but that is the wild thing about working to beat the clock. Now, all I […]

paper snob

Many ask what is my go to paper for painting? I use a lot of smooth Bristol Board but love Arches Aquarelle paper 140 lb. cold press. It comes on a block or you can purchase single sheets. I love the watermark on the corner and the deckled edge. Do you have a favorite paper?


Thing’s are looking rosy around here. I was at J.McLaughlin yesterday working with Jay on a special project and spotted my artwork in the Hampton’s Magazine. Thought you would like to see it too. Take time to smell the roses.