Monthly Archives: June 2016

Daily walk in oils

I give up on watercolor for now.  I made the biggest mess of a painting. I just had to paint something after trying watercolor and failing terribly.  This is an alligator I painted today.  I used Lukas Berlin oils, Spike … Continue reading

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Does watercolor painting start like this?

I bought a few water colors & im trying to do a lesson.  I’m not at all sure if it is supposed to look like this.  The step I’m in now is to let dry.  Update!  Made a total mess … Continue reading

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Granddaughter loves to sketch

My granddaughter who is 9 is visiting.  It is such a joy to have company that say let’s draw, or paint!  Best company anyone with a passion for art could want!   I think that is what they come for! … Continue reading

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Free oil painting lessons with Robert Hagan

I’ve been a fan of Robert Hagan’s painting for a long time.  He has started sharing his techniques & giving live lessons on his Facebook page.  This painting was quickly done using his free PDF file called “Pelican Pete”.

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Painting with acrylics

This is not my favorite medium.  I can paint faster.  3 done tonight.  Since I’m use to oil paints 99% of the time, acrylics are a learning experience.  Having fun!  

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Time for me to bring sunshine to Texas

I’m heading to Texas today.  My grandson is turning 7 this weekend.  Last time I was there the weather was great but due to the heavy rains the week before the Sabine River overflowed and interstate was flooded.  Hopefully I … Continue reading

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