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Category: Thoughts …

Thoughts and ramblings

Commissioned Painting – Brook Trout

I recently completed and delivered an original watercolor commissioned painting of a “Brook Trout” to a client. When my client saw it, he said he loved it! That was great to hear. It was a new experience for me to paint a fish; and since I paint wildlife and nature, this subject can now be added to my repertoire. I really enjoyed painting this beautifully bronze colored, spotted fish, and creating an underwater composition for it’s background.  

Monday…Monday

I saw something yesterday that inspired me to share what’s going on in my studio. So, here goes…. It’s Monday again. Time to get busy matting my prints which I printed yesterday, and let dry for 24 hrs. They actually seem pretty dry shortly after printing, but I’m following printer’s instructions to be on the safe side.  I’m using a Canon Pro-10 printer with Lucia pigment ink tanks, which produces beautiful colors. I also print on fine art paper which looks just like watercolor paper, and works very well reproducing… Read more Monday…Monday

Peony Garden in AA

Wonderful inspirations found at the Peony Garden in Ann Arbor on a warm, sunny, afternoon in June at Nichols Arboretum. It had been too long since we last visited. Must make this an annual trip!