Watercolor Project

Tanker Projects from The Port of Corpus Christi

Over the past 2 weeks, I've been plein air painting and focusing on a project to capture some of the port area around Corpus Christi, Texas.  One of my friends from facebook suggested I paint the Harbor Bridge, and another suggested the USS Lexington.  The USS Lexington CV-16 is immortalized in Corpus Christi Bay, South… Continue reading Tanker Projects from The Port of Corpus Christi

Watercolor Basics, Watercolor Project

Trying to Capture a Moment in the Pennsylvania Countryside

So, I was on TV watching Stone House Revival and saw this beautiful scene of a Buck's County Pennsylvania barn in the mist.  I loved the way the trees where off over the horizon in the distance.  It immediately caught my eye. I took some artistic license and began my drawing, concentrating on composition.  I… Continue reading Trying to Capture a Moment in the Pennsylvania Countryside

Watercolor Basics, Watercolor Project

How to Salvage a Landscape Watercolor Disaster

So, today, I started my journey into watercolor landscapes.  I want to start going out and capturing some of our city scenery in watercolor.  And one of our iconic locations is the T-heads wharf along shoreline. I live in Corpus Christi, Texas and we have so many nice landscapes to paint. So, I started with… Continue reading How to Salvage a Landscape Watercolor Disaster