experimenting with watercolors

Madison’s Twisted Trees & Twisted Tree Swatches

When I make a new paint, I like to try it out on something in a monochrome painting. So I started making Twisted Tree Swatches. It was so much fun to create these twisted trees that I began a series. The first and second ones are done, and I’m sure there will be many more …

Madison’s Twisted Trees & Twisted Tree Swatches Read More »

Plant Pigments – Experimenting and Searching for Green

Generally I don’t use the plant pigments because they’re fugitive, meaning they fade over time. Sometimes they completely disappear. However, I’ve found two sources that actually intensify with exposure to light (full sunshine) and so I am experimenting with extracting the pigments from them. The Sources of my Plant Pigments Sassafras makes a nice yellow …

Plant Pigments – Experimenting and Searching for Green Read More »

%d bloggers like this: