Category Archives: watercolor and gouache

Why You Should Always Carry a Sketchbook (Online art lesson #60)

Have you ever seen a view that you wanted to draw when you couldn’t actually sit in that location?  Do you set out from home knowing that you don’t have room in your schedule to sit and make art?  Carry … Continue reading

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Golden Open Acrylics: Trial by Iris (Online art lesson #23)

Painting plein air with acrylics often feels like a battle against their fast drying nature.  In an arid environment they can dry on the brush between palette and  canvas; not the relaxing “one with nature” experience I seek! After weeks … Continue reading

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Five Tips to Jumpstart Your Painting (On-line art lesson #18)

www.LillianKennedy.com Lillian@Rockfire.com Stalled with your art and haven’t been creating lately?  Life IS complicated, and your art can seem to be the easiest thing to shove out of an overflowing schedule.  After a bit, NOT painting becomes the norm and … Continue reading

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