Saturday, July 14, 2012


This was a paint-a-long with a video by Karlyn Holman.  The paper is wet on both sides and then you paint a circle of yellow, then red, and then blue.  The paper is then tipped back & forth & up & down until the color is soft.  There is a lot of spattering to make the trees.  Joanne Dermony & I painted together for a painting lesson. 
Watercolor  14X11

Friday, July 13, 2012

Saugus Iron Works

Saugus Iron Works was the first iron works in the new world.  When I was in high school, they dug up the site and opened a National Museum. 
Watercolor 14X11

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Two Iris

A fun new technique using Tempera Paint and Black Liquid Oriental Ink.  After painting with the tempera paint leaving the edges of the flower without any paint, you completely cover everything with the ink.  Let it dry and put it under the faucet and rinse it all off. 
Tempera with Ink  11X14 Matted

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

California Beach

When I was in San Lois Obispo, my brother Joe took me to a different beach every day.  This is one.  I painted it by throwing paint on water spattered paper.  Fun.
Watercolor  14X10