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Painting a Lily Pad Pond - Watercolor Process and Tips

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...

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Using Masking Fluid on a Watercolor Landscape - My Thoughts and Tips for you!

This is the second painting in my series called Peaceful Wanderings. These paintings are inspired by the peace and serenity found in the woods. I want to share with you those feelings of calmness and tranquility that come from the beautiful woods and streams that I often find along the hiking trail. This collection is still in progress, but you can sign up here to be notified when it comes out and get exclusive discount code for the collection.But right now, let's get to the painting process! This is my second time using masking fluid in a landscape and I'll say it was an integral part of this painting. I admit that I had these weird stigma associated with using masking fluid,...

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Painting a Pair of Pine Trees with Watercolor

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.

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