Let Watercolors Be Watercolors

Sometimes I have to strain to come up with a post. That’s not a bad thing. I don’t want to get to a place where I do not have a daily goal, especially since my retirement. I had planned to work but ran smack into: 1) the economy; 2) ageism, especially here in Silicon Valley. […]


Today’s watercolor experiment: I’m still working with granular watercolor pigments and their relationship with more mobile pigments. Beginning with Van Dyke brown: I wet the perimeter of the paper and a more-or-less circular ring inside it before I painted the corners with Van Dyke brown. In yesterday’s painting I discovered that Moonglow, a grainy, bi-colored […]