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Architectural Sketching [Try This] Black & White or Color?

Architectural Sketching [Try This] Black & White or Color?
Try this step by step to develop your skill at drawing and painting architectural sketches ...
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Autumn Sunday in Lucca, Italy ~ Painting Plein Air

Autumn Sunday in Lucca, Italy ~ Painting Plein Air
So thrilled to see this watercolor on it's way to a happy new home! It always inspires me to paint when someone takes the time to tell me how much ...
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/ Italy, Sketchbook, Traveler

Sketching People 101

Sketching People 101
LIZ STEEL Aussie Journal Sketching People I've suddenly realized that I am actually sketching people every day and if I skip a day, I really miss it. This is a ...
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Watercolor Sketching in Australia with Liz Steel

watercolor sketching in Australia
A few quick gestural pencil lines allowed me to work faster and more confidently, with stronger lines. See my sketchbook and how I set it up ...
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Dinan France Paintings

dinan france paintings
France Painting Exhibition set for September 2019 See them online ...
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/ EVENTS, France, Traveler

Where Does Inspiration Come From?

Where Does Inspiration Come From?
So many people ask me 'Where Does Inspiration Come From?' Today inspiration came from a blank sheet of paper! But there's more. 3 ingredients contribute to inspiration every time ...
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/ CREATIVITY, In the Studio, Italy, Traveler

Tuscan Colors ~ Not What You Think!

Tuscan Colors ~ Not What You Think!
I had this idea that "Tuscan Colors" ~ were Yellow and Orange, Terra Cotta. I was not at all expecting the blues and violets, or the sky. These 5 paintings ...
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/ Italy, Oh My! Color, Sketchbook, Traveler

The Only Thing You Need to Know about Tuscan Cooking

The Only Thing You Need to Know about Tuscan Cooking
La Dolce Vita My dream was to absorb the Tuscan lifestyle into my art and life. When we arrived, Danilo's son Lorenzo asked if we would like an American Mr ...
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/ Italy, Sketchbook, Traveler

Italian Watercolors Exhibition

Italian Watercolors Exhibition
See Italy with an artist's eye. Dorothy Fagan's first exhibition of Italian watercolors opens in Virginia. Plein air paintings of Tuscany, Amalfi Coast, Lucca, Sorrento, Flornece and more ...
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/ EVENTS, Italy, Traveler

LIZ STEEL Aussie Journal Architectural Sketching As this drawing developed from a quick 5 minute sketch, into a story about...

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Joy's Garden

Joy's Garden