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True Colours 6×9 inch Painting Series

It's been a while since I've opened up my studio with new paintings to share, but I've had such a lovely time painting a series of small, expressive paintings that I didn't want Christmas to pass without sharing them with you. True Colours Series Each of the paintings...

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An Everything Wonderful Christmas Wish List

I've been thinking about Christmas shopping lately, and of course the stores know it. My email inbox is full of sale adverts, and the mailbox with flyers. My husband Wade and I sometimes shop for each other, and sometimes we buy for ourselves. Wade's been shopping for...

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On Loving Watercolor

When you love watercolour, it will love you back. I drew and painted as a child because I loved it. I took my first watercolour class at the age of seventeen because I loved art enough to want to do it better. I don't remember the first time I felt the thrill of...

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How to Choose the Right Brush for Your Watercolor Paintings

As a student of watercolor looking to grow your skills, you know that there's no substitute for experience. Time and practice are the biggest factors in developing competence in this dynamic and beautiful medium. However, as you work to log those "brush miles," you...

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Can Play Grow Your Painting Skills?

I spend what seems like way too much time playing in my painting sessions. At least, that's often how it feels. We know playtime isn't productive, that if you really want to get something done, you have to work for it, and yet, in the studio, I'm more butterfly than...

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