I wanted to share with you these cute little Watercolor Baby Animals today. I have a lot to learn about painting animals in watercolor, but the process is so much fun! I’m trying to remember the very first animal I painted. It must’ve been in 1999 or 2000 or thereabouts. It wasn’t the very first […]
How to Paint Sunflowers – Easy Watercolor Project
There’s just something about sunflowers. They’re bright and cheery and . . . easy to paint! If you’re saying, “sure, sure, Colleen”, bear with me while I show you How to Paint Sunflowers with watercolors! Written instructions are below along with a video at the bottom. Supplies sunflower pattern Pencil 140 lb. cold pressed watercolor […]
How to Paint a Peony with Watercolors – Video
How to Paint a Peony with Watercolors Are you a peony lover? They’re such a beautiful flower, which makes trying to paint them a daunting task. But I did. Try, at least. The entire time I had my flower shop I never, not once, ordered any peonies, nor did my customers. Granted, that was another […]
Spring Favorites Printable – FREE!
Free Spring Favorites Printable
Watercolor Perfume Bottle
I painted this Watercolor Perfume Bottle quite a while ago and never shared it. As I was editing the photos I had some questions. Are you a big time perfume person? Do you have a ‘signature’ scent or maybe a few? Or do you just buy whatever smells good at any given time? I’m none […]
A Tale of Painting Collard Greens . . . and a dog
Painting collard greens took three times before they looked right. The dog, however, was a very patient model.
Spring Watercolor Flowers . . . and other smells.
Handpainted spring watercolor flowers and a couple anecdotes that have nothing whatsoever to do with flowers.
Free Watercolor Printable Card
Use this pretty watercolor printable of flowering quince and a hummingbird to make a 5 x 7 greeting card