Beginning Peony

beginning peony

I am taking a class with Kristy Rice on Craftsy – Fresh Florals. I love her expressive style and bright colors so I am enjoying the process.  This is the beginning of a peony flower.

Flower with dagger brush

dagger flower 2

More practice with the dagger brush.  This is Winsor & Newton professional paints and some M. Graham on Arches hot pressed paper.

Warm up with the dagger brush

warm up dagger brush

Warming up on some Arches hot press with some new paints and a new “dagger” brush!

Rose Pattern Watercolor


In this piece I created a pattern in roses.  This is Arches hot press paper, Gansai Tambi watercolors and a size 4 brush.

Online Card Classes, Watercolor: Intermediate Techniques

30 Day Coloring Challenge – Day 25

sweet memories 4

Using Distress Ink as a watercolor, I added some Shabby Shutters to the peas (adding some additional interest with some colored pencil over the top) and did an overall wash of the background with Evergreen Bough.

30 Day Coloring Challenge – Day 23

sweet memories 2nd layer
Sweet Memories – 2nd layer 

Today I went in with a 2nd layer of color but used colored pencil on the petals, stems and leaves.