to the July -- Sep 2014 Project. It is summer and we all spend time outdoors. So, the theme for this project is "Outdoors." Your painting must be painted specifically
for this project and be watermedia. Submit your images to me via email. Send title and comments about the paintings and painting
process. Let me know if it is okay to link your email address when I add your
image to the project page. The project end date is Sep 30, 2014.
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I was trying out a different technique for tree foliage. Not my best work but not too bad. Painted with gouache on 140# cold press Saunders paper.
You never know what you will see on a walk around the lake. This project was done as a watercolor/collage. I combined my photograph, with a poured and texture background in watercolor, and then tissue paper applied over it in different shapes. It was an experiment I hope all will enjoy.
Fifteen years ago I found a special place in the Colorado wilderness--the headwaters of the upper Rio Grande River. It is a special place and we have been camping there ever since. I sit in camp and look at the mountains and cliffs east of camp, and never tire of the view. This last year, I took a few photos, thinking of this project. Sometimes nature is just too beautiful, and no painting can really do justice to that reality. Yet, I had to give it a try. This was painted on Arches 140# rough. Size is 15" x 22"