Category Archives: watercolor

“One Thing Leads to Another”

One thing leads to another:  watercolor transforms into collage; watercolors become linoleum prints then collaged to become neither a print nor just a college but…  “mixed media” does not capture the result.  “Mixed media” is a technical term, really just … Continue reading

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Medium Combinations, no. 2

As I had written in the previous blog entry, I was dissatisfied with all my attempts to “paint” dew sprinkled over cob webs.    Then  I determined to drape real “jewels” (beads from my mother’s old costume jewelry) between the dead stalks … Continue reading

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Medium Combinations

In my seasonal rhythm of working the time for watercolor collage is again in ascendency. I began though, not with collage but with printmaking, specifically block printing or stamping that grew to include collage.  I have been attracted by the … Continue reading

Posted in In progress, prints, watercolor

Just published! Catskill Coloring Book

As is my usual habit when I went south in the Winter, 2014 I determined to try some new art medium; this time with an objective in mind–to produce a coloring book inspired by my own original watercolor plein air … Continue reading

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“New Orleans House” gets PWS Honorable Mention

Pennsylvania Watercolor Society, Online Members Exhibition, 2013, Honorable Mention Continue reading

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Benefit Auction of East Branch Delaware River Plein Air Painters paintings, 2012

Plein air painters support environmental, historical and community development effort Continue reading

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Old Church, Torcello, Italy

Old Church, Torcello, Italy, originally uploaded by ahtravis. My recent trip to Bergamo and Venice, Italy was a lovely painting experience. In keeping with my policy of a new environment requires trying something new, I carried with me a watercolor … Continue reading

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