Tag: watercolor

TONAL VALUES

In the previous blog post, I wrote about the importance of  of graphite sketching in my watercolor painting process. Many people undervalue the usefulness of utilizing graphite sketching…

Oh Light, I adore You

Painting has much to do with light and dark. Painting provokes my awareness of being. I observe things more carefully since I have begun painting again. The simple…

In situ sketching

Why is it important to learn and practice on site sketching? Students often ask this common question when I take them out for on-site sketching. In situ sketching…

Why Travel

If one sees learning architecture as a distant journey, travel is a key ingredient of this journey. Travel in this sense is not a vacation, but rather a…