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Great Watercolor Sketchbook is the Aquabee Super Deluxe Red Cover

 I always recommend this sketchbook to fellow watercolorists. It is the Aquabee Super Deluxe Sketchbook. It has the maroon cover. It is heavy weight drawing paper for use with wet and dry media.    It is inexpensive and you will not be afraid to slam some color on it. It has a nice textured surface… 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.  http://cousley.blogspot.com/2013/04/watercolor-sketche-from-downtown.html

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)        

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

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