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Watercolor Failure 13

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Watercolor camp continues this week. I don’t have a lot to say except my failures are starting to look better. Not good. Just better than before. That’s progress. There are quite a few things I need to work on, among them: Don’t be afraid of color. I tend to wimp out on color saturation on the early washes. I need …

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Relearning Watercolor

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It was about 15 years ago that I painted my last watercolor. Since then I switched to almost 100% digital illustration. The long-term affect is that I no longer have the ability and familiarity with watercolor. With retirement, I’ve made a commitment to get back into traditional media, starting with watercolor, knowing full well that watercolor has, with a couple …

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Snow Wrestling with Beorn and Jasper

The fight for dominance is fierce as these two evenly matched puppies battle for alpha status in a snowy cage match. Two enter. Two leave, but with biscuit treats.

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Book Cover Artwork: The Story of Echo

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I recently completed illustration and book cover artwork for a fantasy/steampunk novel by J.E. Daniels titled “The Story of Echo”. The ebook is now available for purchase on Amazon, so I’ve been given the go ahead to reveal it here.

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Speaking of Books…

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You may or may not remember my post from last week regarding my Father’s Day gift of four used books from The Kid. Books and writing have been on my mind a lot lately. As I get older I start to think about the things I’d like to do before I croak. I recently told a friend that writing a …