Category Archives: watercolor

Sun dance vs rain dance

If you were to look back over several years of my posts about the Reins of Life benefit dressage shows, you would notice a consistent theme having to do with rain on show days. This year threatened to be the … Continue reading

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Part 2 of the 4-part journey

I decided to start the second of the cottage paintings more in the process I usually use. Which of course means that if you aren’t already familiar with that process you have no idea what I’m talking about. So, briefly, … Continue reading

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Last week at Richland Park

I missed last year’s CCI*** (that’s the second-highest level of world class 3-day eventing) but the impressive entrance to Richland Park’s seemingly endless grounds looks about the same as this pic on my last vendor visit in 2015. Just substitute … Continue reading

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Dogwood Festival Art Stroll

First things first! Red dots rule! This one sold before the Art Stroll even officially started on Thursday afternoon. Nothing beats an auspicious beginning… The event featured art works in stores all along Dowagiac’s main street, known as Front Street. … Continue reading

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Harbor Shores, Part 2

In one extremely efficient afternoon ten large Sky Pads and three Echo Park paintings were taken down and somehow squished into the bed of my truck. I didn’t remember how I had loaded them up in the first place (it had … Continue reading

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A little sunlight in winter

I got the word that it would be extremely unlikely that the “hidden for now” painting would be seen on my blog before it was delivered to its intended recipient. The plan is to present this to the owner of … Continue reading

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Hidden for now

I’m starting a new Aquabord™ commission as a surprise Christmas present. Will have to check with the client to gauge possibility of early discovery if I post it. It’s an unusual one for me, as my Aquabords have all been … Continue reading

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