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What makes a painting beautiful, Part III

There’s more to it than putting pigment on paper. One of the things I have learned is that, not only do we paint best what we know best, but also, we paint best what we truly love! 211 more words

Watercolor Workshop

Christmas in July

I like to keep a small bud of leaves and flowers on my working table while I imagine and create. And I usually have a cup of tea while I work. 55 more words



Today is the 18th Colonial Day of Hong Kong since 1997. Many of the park regulars have completed their morning exercise and were ready to leave by the time I arrived at the park. 144 more words


July 4th At The Lake

In July we are celebrating Americana which refers to artifacts, or a collection of artifacts, related to American history, geography, or folklore. There are many ways to define Americana: paintings; drawings; license plates; antique vehicles; household objects; tools; weapons; flags; plaques and statues; and so on. 57 more words


Book Cover Art Exercises

I thought a fun way to practice watercoloring more finished compositions would be to design hypothetical book covers. So far, I have attempted looks for two of my many favorite novels. 204 more words



The last day of June was hot with occasional sunshine. Thick grey clouds floating upon the hazy blue sky shaded the radiating sun. I reached the rear side of the park without greeting the clap-hand old buddy who was practicing the same exercise I supposed. 143 more words


A Portrait of Friends and Family

I wanted to share a few before portraits just to have a beginning.  My goal – to improve and to share my happy love of my family and friends.