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Having Fun with Crayons

This is another older watercolor from a few years ago. I was experimenting with wax resist using Crayola Crayons and decided I wanted to make this a very colorful house and played with complementary colors. 24 more words


Today's Treasure 20170311

reblogged post from Niume Art (defunct):

Today’s painting–a little study of a waterfall somewhere in Illinois; I’ve seen precious little sun for over a month since we’ve been in the Seattle area and today is my day to paint some high contrast scenes.


Wax Resist

For the distant future, I am challenging myself to only wheel-throw as opposed to my chronic  obsession with hand -building pottery.

Here are a bunch of mugs I left very simple and un-altered. 159 more words

How to Make Batik

Jakarta Day 2: Sunday, July 16, 2017

After our morning sessions at the hotel, we ate lunch at the buffet (the desserts were amazing) and boarded out Whitehorse bus to visit the Museum Tekstil Jakarta, or the Textile Museum of Jakarta. 1,102 more words

Teachers For Global Classrooms

Let's Look at White

Ever find yourself painting over an area or finding it hard to preserve areas of white in your paintings? It’s common, I struggle to “preserve whites” all the time, it’s a method watercolourists should practice however! 242 more words

Art Supplies

A Wax Resist Tutorial - Using Chalk-Based Paint and Furniture Wax

I have probably said it before, but I’m saying it again.  I LOVE playing with techniques and color on the 1970’s style plastic furniture.  I have been buying up wall vase sconces and wall candle holder sconces and trying out different techniques.   211 more words

Missouri Limestone Paint Company Projects

Painting trees with salt

This design combines two techniques, which as you can see from the picture gives some very different results.

First, the basic shapes of a tree trunk standing on a hillside was drawn, using wax. 161 more words