Flattening watercolor paintings 6.16.2022

When I create a watercolor painting, sometimes the paper buckles and warps, depending how much water I use in the painting. This post shows how I flatten those warped paintings. Here you can see how my small paintings warped. Start with a flat board or surface. I'm using a clean piece of paper, too, because … Continue reading Flattening watercolor paintings 6.16.2022

new painting 6.3.2021

In my most recent series of paintings, I'm still using oil pastel and wax markers and graphite and charcoal. And I've added another element - paper. I've had an old dictionary for years and almost gave it away to charity last year. Instead, I kept it, and decided that I should finally just DO something … Continue reading new painting 6.3.2021

#51-65 self portraits 6.6.2019

Here's the latest installment in my 100-day self portrait series. This set numbers 51-65. 51. sticker cutout52. clay53. after Egon Schiele (attempted)54. watercolor55. blind contour with colored pencil56. woven watercolors57. leftovers glued together58. graphite paper tracing and watercolor59. wire60. spent petals from mothers day bouquet61. pink (junk mail)62. profile in pencil with orange background63. as … Continue reading #51-65 self portraits 6.6.2019