News

Stages of Mastery in Watercolor

The longer I paint, the more comfortable I have grown with watercolour. It's a natural progression that is universal to all "stubborn artists." If you don't give up, you get to master watercolour! Isn't that great news? There are some natural stages in the watercolour...

read more

Watercolor: A No-Guilt Zone

I have never yet heard any artist tell me, "​I get all the time to paint that I need." ​ ​Not one of us ever gets enough time to paint! ​ We never feel like we've put in enough hours of practice and learning. We feel guilty because we're not as dedicated as we think...

read more

Reckless Abandon: Wet-In-Wet watercolor techniques

Did you paint that wet-in-wet?  I get asked this question probably more than anything else, and I never quite know how to answer. "Yes...and, no?" Wet-in-wet does not mean out of control Loose watercolour should have a fluid look, and I love softening edges and...

read more

Painting Intuitive Florals in Watercolor

I'm posting two lesson videos each week and as I do so, I've been reminded of how much I love teaching and sharing what I've learned in this wonderful medium of watercolor. I don't know if I would love painting quite so much without the opportunity to share that love...

read more

Workshop Experiences

The camera lens isn't wide enough. When I teach online, you see my hands, paper, palette and brush, and you learn. But when I teach a workshop you see my heart, and we thrive. I'm feeling so energized after a two-day workshop in Edmonton, Canada. There are many...

read more