Type “health benefits of olives” into any search engine and literally thousands of sites, pages and articles come up extolling the virtues of olives and olive oil. Which is awesome. But has very little to do with why I like them.
Olives were always part of holiday dinners, picnics and fun times when I was a kid. You…[Read more]
(Behind) the fence. This is inspired by the view on an estate in the east of our country. I have moved the elements in the landscape a bit to compose the painting I wanted to paint. I hope you like this one 🙂 201905 Achter het hek
Ostrich in Rose-Colored Glasses-Ostriches don’t actually put their heads in the sand, but if you’ve ever watched one peck at your windshield for 15 minutes hoping to find a bug, you know they are hopeless optimitst! Zebra Zensation Technical Pen & Daniel SmithWatercolor on Hahnemühle Cold Pressed Watercolor Postcard. #DoodlewashMay2019…[Read more]
Golden Opportunity. I’m going with the meaning rather than the color. This seemed like a golden opportunity to show you some more of the work that I did in Charlie’s new Sketching Stuff Activity book. If you missed it, I did a review with a video walk-thru of the book on my blog: https://tinyurl.com/y2cs5rladetails 1details 1adetails 1b
While I often stop and look at pretty dishes, I feel no desire to buy or own them. Then again, I really don’t want to buy or own ugly/serviceable dishes either. Dishes require being washed every time you use them. Making them one of my least favorite household items. While pretty dishes wouldn’t need to be washed as often, as…[Read more]
My nephew, a bachelor at the time, used to joke that he had no dishes and instead would use a phone book to eat from because he could just tear out the pages afterward and throw them away. I THINK he was joking, but truthfully, I’ve never been sure.
My mini DIY travel kit. I have a lot of fun with this but I discovered after painting a couple of pages that I really dislike water brushes. I’ve tried many and they all deliver too much water and are way hard to control the amount. New DIY Kit 1st Time
Yes, I use mine for watercolor pencils also. I finally broke down and purchased some travel watercolor brushes and a little water pot that attaches to the metal palette mixing area. It works great. A bit costly but I’m sure they will last a long time.
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