New Painting: Simplicity

There’s something to be said for simplicity sometimes. I’m really happy with the feeling of space and air in this watercolor. You can almost feel the wind blow… I’m sure this is the result of giving just enough, but not too much information, something that is a lot harder to do than it sounds! My recent […]

Watercolor study #1: the freshness of spring

Today I’d like to highlight the first of my studies of this season (currently on sale for members). Studies, sketches, call them what you will… They are a good way to test colors or composition ideas before starting a painting, but I also like to do them just for fun. If I’m feeling a little […]

New Painting: Homeward Bound

Still behind in posting new work, but here’s one of my recent watercolors. This is the second time I’ve painted this subject, and I think the outcome is quite different. It all depends on the mood – the artist’s as well as that of the landscape at any given moment. Available here For comparison, here’s […]

New Painting: Celestial Drama

It’s been quiet here on the blog, because I’ve been busy creating new paintings. Yay! It always feels good to be making art again after working on the business side of the job for a prolonged period of time. Improving the website, designing new products and business cards etc., are valuable and necessary tasks, which […]

Framing watercolors without glass

watercolor/ink in box frame

Why watercolors need frames While in some cases you can get away with not framing an oil or acrylic painting – for example a gallery-wrapped canvas where the edges have been painted – works on paper such as watercolors definitely need to be hung in a frame. This not only allows the art to be […]

Art Cards Set Giveaway Winners

Set of art cards

And the lucky winners are….. Lorry and Kaye. Congratulations to you both! I will put the art card sets in the mail to you. Enjoy! Thanks to all who signed up during my spring sale and art cards giveaway, and many thanks to all my long time fans and supporters. Happy Spring!

Art cards winners to be announced tomorrow

Tomorrow I will announce the two winners of my Spring art cards giveaway. Stay tuned! If you haven’t signed up yet, you still have a chance to be one of the winners. Just enter your name and email below this post. Winners will be drawn at random Tuesday, March 21, at 15:00 Western European time. […]