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Color Bias: Its Relative; Lesson in Primary Color Mixing & Mood

First Lesson Color bias was one of the first lessons I learned when I started learning about watercolor painting.  Understanding color bias is useful, particularly in mixing color and creating color mood. Early Advice – Look For Color Bias Early in my watercolor painting education, I received some guidance and advice from family friend and […]

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Color Studies in Green and Red

I would like to share with you more of my color studies in green and red. Intention My intention is to get in the habit of daily watercolor and ink studies.  I am inspired by the work habits of artist James Gurney.  If you read his blog, you realize this person is constantly drawing or […]

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Cool Kitty – Watercolor in Blue

My husband and I used to have a cat that was way-too-cool…at least sometimes.   He’d look at you and not look at you.  He was a great cat. After yesterday’s “Spice Kitty”, painted in warm colors, I thought I’d show you the opposite.  Blue is the ultimate in cool, thus the double meaning in the […]

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