Maxine Dodd celebrates the return of the cycling season in the United Kingdom with her flowing watercolor paintings.
Sherry Meidel’s watercolor painting, “Looky There” was accepted into the National Watercolor Society’s Membership Show in San Pedro, California.
Continuous Line and Wire Drawings
Karl Jeffery’s beautiful drawing “Five Dancing Ladies” was created with a single, continuous line.
How to judge your work
Danny Gregory reminds us that evaluating our creative efforts requires distance. “The time to judge your work is after the clang of battle has died down, the dust of hooves has settled. Only then can you see what you have done. And if it is good.”
“I try to wash away the sleepiness / from my insomnia laden eyes / pick a fresh sheet of paper / spread clean water till it sheens / like fresh snow on a sunny day / clean and load the brushes with colours…”
Mark Alan Anderson’s “quick impression” of the sky makes quite the impression on the viewer, wouldn’t you agree?
Signs of the City
There is so much character and life in Shari Blaukopf’s watercolor dépanneur, as captured on the streets of Montréal, Canada.
Check out Adam Scovell’s short film “Weather Words” — a collaboration with composer Colin Riley, Robert Macfarlane, and Rosalind Jana.
Parenting Books I Need To Read
Dorky Mom Erika is preparing to write parenting books for real life: “Baby Girl ripped the page out of the book about positive discipline. Minutes after I corrected her, she used a crayon to scribble in the book about the defiant child.”
An Andaluz Art: Horse Riding in Jerez de la Frontera
Tim Ginty profiles Juan Rubio Martínez, a veteran rider at the Andalusian Royal School of Equestrian Art: “It’s said that the horse transmits the character of the person.”
Inktober – Day 17 — Graceful
We loved this whimsical interpretation of the Day 17 Inktober theme, “Graceful,” by Belgian artist Dernhelm.
How I Went From Being An Apolitical to A Little More Political Asian
Artist Lisa Lim on her political awakening: “I wanted Miles to learn to embrace and demand diversity. I wanted him to know there was no place for bullies, that includes the presidency.”
Artist Shari Blaukopf renders Macdonald Farm in dramatic watercolor.
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