• Traveling with Watercolors - and a watercolor titled Galilean Moons

    One year ago - By Belinda del Pesco

    This is a post from Belinda Del Pesco's Art Blog Belinda Del Pesco .
    Galilean Moons 9.5 x 18 Watercolor Over the years of posting photos here of work in process at Art Festivals, you've asked about the set up I use to paint watercolors away from home. I try to keep my traveling watercolor kit small, lightweight and nimble. At festivals, I usually use an easel to accommodate face-to-face conversation with strolling visitors. If you don't have an easel, don't fret, because there are alternatives. I didn't take an easel to France on either trip with workshopsinfrance.com, and it worked out...
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  • Day 591 "Coaster Art" ink & watercolor 9 x 12

    Day 591 "Coaster Art" ink & watercolor 9 x 12

    One year ago - By Jody Regan

    I recently ordered some blank coasters which I carry with me. Sometimes, in a restaurant, pub, etc, where a coaster might be used, I like to draw on my blank coaster. I usually add watercolor later from what I remember in the room, and what I want to convey. Here is a painting of me adding the watercolor to one of my coasters. It was an interesting exercise, drawing the coaster, which is a drawing. The other photos here are of the finished coaster itself, from a lunch last month at MJ Smiths on East 45th Street in New York. There is also a photo I took from inside the pub while I was...
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