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The Journey and Process in Life and Painting

I paint because I’m in love with my subject and I am delighted by the process of applying colour to a blank surface.

In the book… 746 more words

Flora Doehler

Harbour Town Adventures

A bit of fun with the underpainting of the portrait using both hands to cover the area as quickly as possible. Without creating a mess, the real challenge. 310 more words


Importance of Shading Practice

I drew the curves first in the study below. Somehow they reminded me of part of a leg bone near the joint.  It was only natural to insert the ‘ball’ part of the ‘ball and socket’ joint, to complete the idea. 60 more words

Personal Stories

Tutorial - Collage & Paint

Step into my studio and let me show you an easy way to create a new painting using collage and paint. Text of the tutorial follows. 561 more words

Flora Doehler

Normandy Cottage Wall

This post shows the completed framed painting, Normandy Cottage Wall. The progress steps were shown in a post earlier.

Original Paintings

Watercolor on Canvas - Framed without Glass

This painting was painted plein-air after hiking to the top of the historical village of Cortona, Italy. It illustrates the technique of painting watercolor on a specially formulated canvas that accepts watercolor. 22 more words

Original Paintings

Personal Journal Artifacts 2017

I’m starting to make a journal to participate in Seth Apter’s “Artifacts 2017” http://thealteredpage.blogspot.com/2017/01/artifacts-exhibit-one.html

I’m interested in making a book of my years of sumi and Chinese painting that I did.   1,124 more words