Winter Wonderland (watercolor with salt)

I’m not sure what made me start this Winter scene the day after Halloween. I guess I was thinking about the weather to come! I was inspired by my “ready to fall” painting, which started out as an ink drawing of a tree. My steps: I drew a few simple tree shapes. Then I painted the skyContinue reading “Winter Wonderland (watercolor with salt)”

Autumn Tree

I told you I was into trees! Trees and leaves! For this piece I started painting, very wet, with watercolor. After the painting dried (a little) I went back and added more color and some leaf shapes. When that was completely dry, I started drawing, in ink, the shapes of the leaves and the lines of the bark. Then,Continue reading “Autumn Tree”

Painting an abstract is harder than it looks!

My abstract painting sat unfinished for longer than I care to admit. I thought it would be so easy, but after I painted the background colors, I was stumped. I even tried to get my faithful readers to vote on how I should finish it. Needless to say, they were as uninterested as I was!Continue reading “Painting an abstract is harder than it looks!”