August, 2017

I finally cranked up enough courage to participate in the famous festival of tango— this year their 20th anniversary. I attended only 4 days’ worth,…

Watercolour on paper, 21 x 28.5cm (8.25 x 11″) The biggest challenge for this painting was working fast to prevent a hard edge between the…

Watercolour on paper, 21 x 25.5cm (8 x 10″) Perhaps too challenging a subject: the foreground of oleanders bright against the park’s dark hedge, with…

Watercolour on paper 20 x 28cm (7.8 x 11″) Cliché as it may be, this is a typical rural scene around here.

Watercolour on paper, 28 x 18cm (11 x 7″) The old neighbourhood of Bairro Alto in which we stayed.

Watercolour on paper 28 x 20cm (11 x 8″)

Watercolour on paper, 29.5 x 21cm (11.5 x 8.5″) Not normally a subject I am drawn to, buildings in small villages (here, nearby Rognes) are…

Watercolour, 26.5 x 20.5cm (10.5 x 8″) Another depiction of Champin in early spring. Also a exercise in backlighting

Watercolour on paper, 19 x 24cm (7.5 x9.5″) This was an tonal exercise. Since the façades of buildings are so darned complicated around here, I…

Watercolour on paper 21 x 19.5 (8.25 x 7.5″) Watercolour on paper 23 x 18.5 (9 x 7″) Part of the class was devoted to…

watercolour on paper, 38 x 24cm (15 x 9.5″) Winter in Yosemite, low mist

watercolour on paper, 34 x 23cm (13.5 x 9″). There are great hikes around our famous mountain. As usual, I am attracted to the trees;…

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