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Artistic color harmony is easy to find using the Munsell Color Wheel. According to Wikipedia “In colorimetry, the Munsell color system is a color space that specifies colors based on three color dimensions: hue, value (lightness), and chroma (color purity). It was created by Professor Albert H. Munsell in the first decade of the 20th […]

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On February 20, 2010, 5 artists met at my Valle of Yellow Creek Art Studio, located in the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains,  to learn more about the technique of painting wet into wet with watercolors. At first glance wet into wet paintings appear to be an easy way to paint.  One should […]

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So you want to become an artist? “Can you tell me how you got to where you are with your work. I mean, my art is all over the place. I don’t know where to begin or when to finish. There’s no commonality in anything I am making. How do I make paintings like the […]

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Beneficial tips for pulling your painting together with glazing. I invite you to keep a notebook either on a notes program in your computer or on paper for these tips. Painting with only a single color wash makes a clear color. But, a single wash does not make the brilliant color wanted, in most cases. […]

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Watercolor Workshop: = Fun

After the watercolor workshop in South Georgia, on Saturday, I’ve returned to a cold and snowy North Georgia. There were 7 students (3 new) in class. These are often ladies that have known each other for a lifetime. They are serious about learning watercolor fundamentals! They do not take this workshop lightly. The subject this […]

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