In 2016, July was dubbed “World Watercolor Month” by “Charlie O’Shields, the creator of Doodlewash®… His own love of the medium led to the creation of a blog and social artist movement dedicated to promoting and connecting the vast community of watercolor artists all over the world.” Well, even though I didn’t know July
Happy Wonder Wednesday 66! February is the thick of winter, so if your neck of the woods is short on color and foliage these days, hop over to the store and pick up a cheerful bouquet and get petal painting! Once spring rolls around, you can head out for a walk and try this one
In my nature journaling workshops and online classes, people often ask me how to draw or paint leaves that aren't flat. I love this question because I love to paint bent, curled, and folded leaves! Leaves are so interesting, and are a great nature journaling example of how breaking an item into it's basic shapes reveals
Sometimes, when we are in the thick of winter, it can be tricky to come up with ideas for what to paint in the nature journal. How many times can you paint evergreens, bare trees, and snow right? And speaking of snow and whites, why is using white so elusive in watercolor painting?
Day 3 of the Draw Deeper Into Nature Interview series. Isn’t this great so far? So inspiring!!! Today we meet tropical plant lover Jenny Kiker of Living Pattern! And today we also have our live session at 12 noon est!! I hope you will join! We’ll be chatting nature journaling and creative connection PLUS we’ll
This month, as everything from leaves to seeds to sticks fall from the trees, get out, get collecting, and have some fun painting with unconventional items! Then turn them into festive decor or even holiday cards depending on what colors you choose! Wonder Wednesday 39: Painting with Nature (All photos in this post taken by
The new Herb Studies Workshop: Paint 3 Garden Herbs eCourse opens 9/1/15 – in a smidge less than 2 weeks!!! And I’ll be giving away 2 free spots in the workshop opening week, so be sure to subscribe to the newsletter (to your right by my smiling face) and follow me on Instagram and Pinterest @wingswormsandwonder so