Tag Archives: Social Watercolor

Corn and Watercolor

This morning was another fun time exploring watercolors with Jodi Steele at the Daniel Smith mothership. I played around with some new colors. Then I experimented with the Black Lava Salt I got at the airport in Iceland. It does … Continue reading

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Pier 66 and more

We anticipated lots of sun and heat for the Urban Sketchers Seattle outing to Pier 66. It was also Hemp Fest * .  A 2000 passenger cruise ship was boarding so the area was very crowded with tourists pulling suitcases. … Continue reading

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More Art

It was Social Watercolor meeting today at Daniel Smith.  Jodi had decorated the table for Memorial Day.  In fact, when I was a child, we called it “Decoration Day”.   We were set up in the back corner of the store … Continue reading

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Social Cherry Blossoms

The theme of today’s Social Watercolor at Daniel Smith was cherry blossoms.  I played around with a couple different pigments and ways of painting… splatter, sponges, splattering mask.   I ended up with this sketch from one of my own photos.  … Continue reading

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Social Watercolor for the holidays

For months, I’ve been going to Social Watercolor at the Daniel Smith mothership Seattle store.  Jodi, our host, always has fun ideas to demonstrate. We can either try them out or do our own thing. She always brings treats and … Continue reading

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Social birches

Today was another “Social Watercolor” at Daniel Smith mothership.   The topic was “keeping your whites”.  I already know about using mask.  Jodi provided some photos of birch trees with which to practice.  I’d also brought a couple projects but decided … Continue reading

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Art All Day

Today was a day of making art three different ways: painting from a photo; doing an “urban sketch” on location; sketching and painting from a live model. It was another fun morning with Jodi Steele at Daniel Smith for Social … Continue reading

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Social Watercolor

Today I was able to get out for two art things. Thing 1 was my first “Social Water Color” ** gathering at the Daniel Smith mothership in Seattle.  After the horrendous news earlier this am, it was good to get … Continue reading

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