Stages of Mastery in Watercolor

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...
Watercolor: A No-Guilt Zone

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...
Reckless Abandon: Wet-In-Wet watercolor techniques

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...

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...
Workshop Experiences

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...