Fantastic Site for Reference Photos

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Attention painters – I found a fantastic blog that has oodles of beautiful, high quality photos to use as a reference. There is so much to see, you really have to check it out.

It’s called Sartenada’s Photo Blog right here on WordPress so you should follower her too. Some people to go Paint My Photo but from my personal experience, it’s a little tricky trying to navigate everything and making sure your backlink is in the right place plus all the rules they have are hard to keep up with. But PMP does have some beautiful pics. Continue reading

Potted Plant (Allegedly)


This is a watercolor that I did yesterday. I like the pot, not the flowers so much. I still need lots of practice. I know there are lots of tutorials on flowers on YouTube and I’ve seen lots of them, but if anyone knows of any tuts that are especially good or informative, please let me know. I need help.

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Black Gouche Hot Mess Watercolor


Ok, here’s what happened…I was watching a Noah’s Ark movie and it had a really neat effect. Everything was black with pops of color which is right up my alley. So I thought I’d try to simulate this in watercolor but as you can see, it’s a disaster. I didn’t even finish it. What a waste of masking fluid and gouche. πŸ™‚ Filed in the “Hot Mess” category. πŸ™‚ Continue reading

Wisteria 2 Watercolor


I haven’t painted in awhile – combination of being busy and being blocked. But I got an urge tonight and decided to do a take 2 of my wisteria painting. I’m having trouble with composition also but thinking about water. Hope you likey πŸ™‚

Spring Flowers Watercolor – LOL


I betcha never saw spring flowers like this before huh? haha πŸ™‚ This is my playful rendition. Hope you likey. πŸ™‚