What does it mean to master watercolour?

What does it mean to master watercolour?

​When I first started thinking about creating a course titled “Watercolor Mastery,” I knew that creating a course geared toward mastering the medium involved taking on something big. I wasn’t sure I even felt like I could claim the term “mastery” for myself, because...
Painting Workshop: What I learned in Ireland

Painting Workshop: What I learned in Ireland

When people ask about my trip to teach watercolour in Ireland, I tell them it was an amazing gift. How else can I describe the experience of travel in a beautiful and rugged country, the intimacy and connection of a small group, painting and sharing adventures...
Watercolour & the Yellow Brick Road

Watercolour & the Yellow Brick Road

While in Ireland, I had the privilege of teaching at the Gaslamp Gallery in Gorey, Co. Wexford. Gallery owner Claire, and student Ethy helped me organize and plan, and served as hosts for this evening event. Demonstrations like this have a different vibe than a...
Watercolor Lesson: Paint a Winter Barn

Watercolor Lesson: Paint a Winter Barn

I’m known as a loose, intuitive painter, but I wasn’t always that way. I learned watercolour techniques with many years of controlled brushwork and thin glazes of colour over detailed pencil sketches. This process helped me learn how to control...