Masters Highlights, Watercolor Basics

My Masterclass with Dan Marshall – Second Day

So, today, we really began to get into the meat of watercolor painting.  We started the day with setting up my palette and discussing tones and color mixing.  The main focus today was tone, color mixing and composition. While getting some things ready in the studio, we discussed some watercolor history.  He gave me a… Continue reading My Masterclass with Dan Marshall – Second Day

Masters Highlights, Watercolor Basics

My Masterclass with Dan Marshall – First Day

So, as you well know, I flew to Colorado for a 4 day masterclass with Dan Marshall.  I arrived at his studio and was immediately taken by the space.  A large work area and many of his paintings hanging on the walls.  There are even a few Zbuckvic paintings adorned.  Conveniently, there is a coffee… Continue reading My Masterclass with Dan Marshall – First Day

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