LESA Late Summer Original Art

This summer was full of wanderings along the beach with my 4 year old son. I left the ID book behind and brought along my sketchbook seeking to record our journeys visually.

Five Finger Lighthouse

This new original will be available as part of an art auction to benefit the historic Five Finger Light house. Details and information about the lighthouse and the efforts to preserve it to enjoy can be found on the lighthouse society website: https://fivefingerlighthouse.com Other works of art will be available at this event- so stayContinue reading “Five Finger Lighthouse”

Finding Color

Out of 1,600 squares, I estimate I have 400 left. Each square is painted with a mix of 2 tube watercolors- approximately 50/50. Tube colors are arranged in a list repeated on the top and one side. This way each mix can be shown once at a deep strength and once as a pale version.Continue reading “Finding Color”

Recycled Valentines Cards

I’ve been shuffling a growing stack of reject paintings around. I accidentally picked up a couple pads of student grade watercolor paper awhile back and found it unacceptable for finished work, so now I mostly use it for warm ups and experiments. Recently I’ve been organizing and streamlining the studio while waiting for washes toContinue reading “Recycled Valentines Cards”

Jumping Media

Watercolor has always been a favorite method for translating my ideas, but sometimes I crave a different process, feel stuck, or need some novel creative time. Blockprinting is an interesting puzzle and I relish the high contrast look. Alpine Alaska Cotton L.E.S.A. This new (almost finished) acrylic work was an entertaining challenge. I couldn’t findContinue reading “Jumping Media”