Here are a few reasons why I wanted to start this podcast with my good friend, Jisun Park of Everleaf Designs. If you want to give our podcast a listen, it’s called Pockets of Time.Read More
In today’s post, I’m sharing my approach to painting gradient watercolor skies. The first approach is my simple method and the second approach is a little more complex. Gradient skies serves as useful backgrounds of landscapes and are a great way to practice how to paint color transitions.Read More
Sometimes I think about what it would be like to be one of those people that comes over and organizes your home for you. I love organizing things, but I’m pretty sure I’m not good enough to be a professional home organizer. Mostly because in the end it’s not hyper organized, it’s just organized enough so that I can find all my stuff and my space doesn’t feel crazy.
So if you’re looking for some practical organization of watercolor supplies, keep reading for how I organize my paper, brushes, paints, and palettes.Read More
In this post, I’m sharing a collaboration palette created with Kelly of Letter Sparrow. This palette is called the Primaries Palette. It includes two sets of primaries to create a diverse rainbow of colors.Read More
It took me more than 2 years of watercoloring to finally purchase my first handmade watercolor paint. I’m not sure why it took me so long to look into them but I’m just now starting to discover this world of handmade watercolors.Read More
I painted a fun little project a few weeks ago that I'm sharing on the blog today: rainbow watercolor borders.
For these watercolor borders, I was going for an "abstract" look. I used bold strokes, wet-on-wet mixed with dry brush, some splatter, and a bit of dabbing to paint 12 sheets in all the colors of the rainbow.Read More
The need to find a way to organize our watercolor artwork is a real thing. Because you can’t just have all this paper laying around or stuffed in between your books on your bookshelves.
So if you want to know how I keep my stacks of painting under control, read on for my super simple system of keeping (most) of my artwork nicely organized!Read More
Today, I’d like to share with you why I started watercoloring.
We all have a story behind why the desire comes up to try something new - even something fun like watercolors. A lot of times it appears as a simple need to be creative, but more often than not, the story is deeper than that.
While I’m still hesitant to share this here on the blog, I am doing so in hopes that it inspires you to start or keep going with your creative pursuits. You never know how it will help you and where it will take you.Read More
Today, I’m sharing my attempts at painting a dog from a course I purchased on Enterclass. I’ve always admired watercolors painted in a loose and wet style and thought I would share the learning process (and progress) I’m making as I try it out!Read More
In hopes of encouraging the people looking at my work and thinking “I could never do that”, I want to share my mistakes (my practice). Because we all have to make mistakes and practice before we can make something that we are proud of.Read More
I took an unexpected 3-month long creative break. It was just what I needed and I came to a few important realizations. In today’s blog post I share what happened when I took a long creative break, the important lessons I learned, and what I painted when I returned to creating for myself.Read More