Art, Book Reviews

Book Review: Just Add Watercolor

The first thing I noticed about Just Add Watercolor was its petite size and gorgeous watercolor illustrations. With a painting on one side of the page spread and a short write-up on the other, the book is easy to navigate and draw inspiration from. You feel as though you’re walking through a modern watercolor exhibit in the comfort of your favorite reading chair.

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A Little Bird Told Me

I woke up to the sound of a loud chirping bird right outside my window this morning.  With spring in full-bloom, I’ve been wanting to paint birds for a while now.  These little guys were so much fun to paint.          

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Out to Sea

My family and I recently took a trip to the ocean.  Ever since then the sea’s had a grip on me.  The day of our outing was sunny and bright, but when I sat down to paint my mood was more subdued so I had a different approach.  Sometimes it’s not about painting what you see, but what you FEEL. …

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Mini Cupcake Paintings

I saw these adorable mini canvases and easels at the art store and couldn’t resist; they’d look so cute sitting on my kitchen shelf.   I was thinking of ideas of what to paint when my eye landed on a cupcake tea towel my friend Carol gave me for my birthday.  Eureka!  The best part is that I get to enjoy cupcakes…

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