How to Mix Natural Looking Greens in Watercolor

Most beginning artists have trouble mixing greens. We have all been taught since childhood the way to get green is to mix a blue and yellow together. Usually this gives Continue Reading →

Sewing My Journal with French Link and Kettle Stitches

Completing My Journal This is the last post in this series of making my own journal.  This week I will show you how I sewed the signatures and covers together Continue Reading →

Tearing Watercolor Paper for My Handmade Journal

Making the Signatures This is the third post in this series of making my own journal.  This week I will show how I tore down watercolor paper to make the Continue Reading →

Making Covers for My Journal

Making Three Different Sets of Journal Covers In my previous post, I showed how I painted the paper I would be using to create my journal covers. In case you Continue Reading →

Painting Coreopsis with Negative Painting and Abstract Lines

This past spring I took a photo of some coreopsis growing in my garden. I decided this would be a nice subject for a painting combining negative painting techniques along Continue Reading →