Tag: Portait

Progress shot!

Some progress.. I wanted to do something with the triangle.. What's your favorite way to make a background?

Louise

Louise and her husband own the Sagebrush Inn in Taos, New Mexico. I go there every June to paint with friends in a watercolor workshop sponsered by Adams State University. I recently finished this portrait of Louise. It is on a sheet of handmade paper that I coated lightly with gesso. Matted it fits into…

2nd Version – Tiffanie's Balloon

I painted a new version of "Tiffanie's Balloon". Again, I used handmade paper – but, this time I coated it with gesso first. I used Daniel Smith's new watercolor ground – but, I'm sure any gesso would do the job. With a coat of gesso I was able to blend the color and soften the…

Tiffanie's Balloon – 2nd Version

I painted a new version of "Tiffanie's Balloon". Again, I used handmade paper – but, this time I coated it with gesso first. I used Daniel Smith's new watercolor ground – but, I'm sure any gesso would do the job. With a coat of gesso I was able to blend the color and soften the…