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Nashville Open Air: Art Show to benefit The Frist, May 31 & June 1

 I have been working on some pieces for the Frist Benefit Shaw described below…   The Chestnut Group will add to the cultural landscape of our city by hosting a series of “paint outs” at the Frist Center, on four Saturdays beginning April 13. Join in the activities by observing the artists as they work!… read more

Sketchbook From Downtown

 Here are some sketches I did in downtown Nashville at the CSX Train lot near Union Station. It is in the Aquabee Super Deluxe Sketchbook.

Nashville Open Air Preparation Sketchbook

 I had a good time painting joining Sherry Levine and Denise Hawkins in down down Nashville scoping some subject matter for the Nashville Open Air Show. (See previous post)        

New Cat Portrait

Fritz the Cat

Watercolor Fun and Kitty

Fun with watercolor today and completed a new cat portrait. Kitty will be posted soon!

Some Watercolor Brushes I Like

I bought these synthetic watercolor brushes a few months ago at Jerry’s Artarama. They are made by Creative Mark. The black and tan ones are Beste Fountain and come in a 4 pack with a demo DVD. The all black one is the Beste Dagger Stripper 1/2. Very versatile and durable brushes. From fat washes… read more