Watercolor

Alchemilla vulgaris

This is the reference photos that was used for the painting demo during the Free Intro Botanical Watercolor Class, livestreamed in April 6, 2021.

Sketchbook Practice: Urban Landscape Supply List
Watercolor

Sketchbook Practice: Urban Landscape Supply List

A4 sketchbook with watercolor/mixed media paper Watercolors pencils 4b/8B Pigment liners 0.1/0.3/0.7

Intro to Making Comics Supply List
Watercolor

Intro to Making Comics Supply List

Pencils, pens (your choice, but a variety of thicknesses works best) Computer paper, thicker paper (bristol board if you have it), a sketchbook Erasers and rulers if you want//need them. Scissors. Good but not necessary to have a small bottle of black ink and a small paintbrush. You will be free for the most part…

Edible Spring Wildflowers in Watercolor
Botanical | Featured | Watercolor

Edible Spring Wildflowers in Watercolor

As spring emerges I’m always so grateful to those very early tiny flowers that give the signal that winter is over. These weeds and wildflowers that are first on the scene are so fragile looking one can hardly believe they would also be so brave. Pictured here are Veronica chamaedrys also known as cat eyes….

Intro Watercolor Supply List
Watercolor

Intro Watercolor Supply List

300gr cold press/rough paper (Hahnemuhle britannia, or fabriano f5, or any other mixed cotton brand) Masking tape Watersoluble graphite pencil 3b Round tip watercolor brush, synthetic, the da vinci nova (green handle) is an affordable series, as big as your thumb. (14/16)  Watercolors, basic set of 12 (The cotman basic set is a good ratio…

An Interview with Ali Fitzgerald
Drawing | Featured

An Interview with Ali Fitzgerald

I interviewed Ali on her return to Berlin from her residency in France. I was curious about her personal relationship with her visual storytelling, how she brings together the written word and visual image, then how she passes on this wonderful knowledge as a tool for her students. I found her deep connection from mind…

Three Generations Paint Together in Online Class
Botanical | Featured | Watercolor

Three Generations Paint Together in Online Class

During the past year lockdowns around the world as well as the decrees or altogether halt of travel, due the pandemic, has kept quite a few families apart. Especially amongst an expat community, like the one I belong to in Berlin, many people have their families spread out across multiple countries. While video calls and…

Dynamic Anatomy Supply List
Drawing

Dynamic Anatomy Supply List

 • Light Tracing Paper   • Colored pencils or colored pigment liners/tratto pens 0.1/0.3. One or the other, depending on personal preference. + white pencil • Toned sketching paper/kraft paper/ recycled paper bags

Watercolor

Morpho Anatomy Supply List

 • Light Tracing Paper   • Colored pencils or colored pigment liners/tratto pens 0.1/0.3. One or the other, depending on personal preference. + white pencil • Toned sketching paper/kraft paper/ recycled paper bags

Bestiarium: from science to fantasy
Drawing | Featured | Mixed media

Bestiarium: from science to fantasy

The history of drawing animals and inventing fantasy creatures is intrinsically intertwined. Albrecht Dürer’s rhinoceros for example, famously drawn from a written description of the animal and not from sight, is a combination of one man’s observations and the artists’ imagination. Sea creatures drawn into the uncharted waters of maps were similarly combinations of word…