In today's blog I'm going to share with you how I painted this little scene of a little waterfall pond with pink Lilly Pads. I'll share my tips for painting light and shadows on the rocks as well as my struggles with portraying the bright yellow/green plants floating under the water. I'll share some of my favorite paints and brushes that I used for this painting. If you'd like to see the full list of products that I use and recommend check out my Kit page. If you would like to support my artwork by purchasing from my store, here is the link to this art print - A Pleasant Pond. This painting was inspired by the Rock Garden area at...
For this piece and all of my artwork in general I create to exemplify the beauty of nature and serve as a reminder of how awesome it is to spend time in nature. I am a huge proponent for hiking and just getting out on trails, getting out into nature. I think that it is very important to take time for revitalizing and connecting with the outside world and I make my artwork to be an inspiration to do that.
Painting a nature scene inspired by the Ledges Trail, part of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park in Ohio. I share about my hike on the trail some pictures from the area, my tools that I use for painting and pictures from my process.
I create using a mixed media method of watercolor paints and black ink. I've had a lot of questions about what materials and tools I use so I thought I would write my first blog and give you all the info about what I use and why. These materials are pretty budget friendly!