Tag Archives: Watercolor

San Diego Weekend


What a great time

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To make scenic sketches better – get the skyline right.


A key concept for travel sketching when trying to capture a distant landscape or cityscape is to first get the skyline right, and make it just a bit more bold. Thinking back over my years of doing watercolor I remember a time I almost gave it up completely. … Continue reading

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Christmas in Mukilteo


The city Christmas tree sits on the hill overlooking Lighthouse Park, a beautiful site for this time of year.

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Sun on the Cascades


I have bee painting the mountains that I have hiked and enjoyed in my life, here are a few. Can you identify them?

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Winter sunrise and Mt Hood


The first half of my life I lived in Oregon. Mt Hood and it’s trails were home and even today are frequently in my thoughts. Sitting tonight in front of the fire I did a painting, winter colors are amazing.

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Sunset on Mt. Rainer


This is bit of a different composition for me. I saw similar coloring of Mt. Rainer in a photo, it inspired me to play with the idea and add a bit of connection to the water of Puget Sound or … Continue reading

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The last few days journaling


There is something wonderful about tracking your life in sketches and words. Suhita’s blog, Sketch Away is great inspiration.

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