Saturday, August 27, 2016

Friday Watercolor Class

Blank paper and ready to begin.
Beginning washes 

                                Finished on-location watercolor.  To be finished in the studio.

Finished watercolor.  Foreground completed and row of pine trees were not varied, so added some foreground trees.  Sorry venetian blinds in the background.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Watercolor Demonstration for Pioneer Art Association

Juan painting demonstration in Grass Valley.

Beginning washes with a big brush on wet  watercolor paper.

Added a tree and roughed in some rocks.

Adding more rocks. Note sediment glaze on rock. Under colors are staining watercolors.

Finished demonstration

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Bear River Workshop Day two

Wow - beginning washes

Here we are at the Bear River

Adding some darks 

More glazes

Starting to add some detail

Juan's painting and Elena's painting.

Group shot

Bear River Watercolor Workshop Day one painting

Day one - Bear River

Start of watercolor 

Beginning washes

Almost finished

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Afternoon watercolor Palm Springs

Juan demonstrating and WOW last three paintings are students work!
Beginning Washes
Adding birds
Juan's finished painting

Second Day Palm Springs Workshop

Value Studies today
The start - all four at the same time.
Half way

The finished four Value Study

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Palm Springs Watercolor Workshop

Watercolor demonstration
                         Preliminary washes- Let dry

Secondary watercolor glazes.

Rocks added.


Friday, February 12, 2016

Third Day Painting at Juan's 3-Day Workshop

 Beginning Wet-into-Wet Wash
 Background dark, delineating the foreground
 Electronic aid - 45 inch TV monitor for students viewing
 x-ray film - cut out seagulls used as a frisket
 Reflections in foreground water.
 Sediment watercolor glaze over foreground water
 Panorama photo of the students with their paint along paintings.
 Some happy, some not so happy. Some first time painters.
More painters!