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Showing posts from February, 2011

March 12 Workshop Wild Iris

Come and join me March 12 in the Point Reyes, National Seashore to paint Wild Iris in watercolor. For more information please visit Workshops

Tip: Great idea for travel sketching

Here is a wonderful idea from Vanita one of my students in Houston TX is to take a small Altoids tin and fill with a light molding clay (the kind that you bake) then press in wells from your brush handle and fill with color. Great idea creating an inexpensive travel kit for being able to sketch anywhere - now all you need are tiny 2x3 pieces of paper that can fit into your pocket. (similar to what I have in my Field Studies DVD)

Humble Texas Feb 2011

We all had such a wonderful time in Humble TX I was surprised to see how small and sleepy downtown was.

Lake Charles Feb 2011

Don't claim work that isn't yours

Heard a very interesting story from a student of mine today. After another workshop she had done with me she was very proud of what she had done and went back to her art group to share it. ....Funny thing, another artist that was there chastised her in front of the group for stealing her composition, and told her that it was hers and that she was selling prints etc of that painting.Only to find out, that person had already taken several of my workshops and was now calling it her's .... she then took the other woman aside and apologized and said she never thought that I would have used the same composition again...and that since she lived some distance away I would never know...has it come to is a small world and there is something called copyrights and ethics.

I discuss that in many of my workshops and that you want to be known for your own work, not as someone that is stepping or stealing from someone else, it does not build a good reputation. I really think what I don&#…

Waves, Water & Clouds Preview

If you haven't had a chance to see my Waves, Water & Clouds DVD you can now view a preview.