Thursday, June 19, 2014

Pacific Crest Trail

View of Mt. Shasta from the Pacific Crest Trail.

View of Dead Falls Lake near Mt. Eddie.

Friday, May 30, 2014

Gouache on black paper

 To paint on black paper I first draw the image with a white pencil.  Then I paint it in with white gouache.  The trick is learning to paint color on top of the white gouache.  It takes layers of thin washes of color.  To paint in highlights more white needs to be applied and then color again.




Monday, August 26, 2013

Rafting the Green River



Art journaling on our rafting trip on the Green River through Dinosaur National Park.  Had a great time - incredibly beautiful geology & wildlife; met wonderful people and ate delicious food.   This is our 4th time rafting with ARTA!

Monday, June 24, 2013

Summer is here!


Created as a demo for one of my private summer art students.  I was showing composition and use of negative space.

A beautiful hike the first day of summer!

Be inspired to keep art journaling!  It's a joyful way to re-create!

Friday, May 3, 2013

Day Trip to the Japanese Tea Garden in SF



Art journaling in the serenity of the tea garden.  Lovely!!


Also saw the Dutch Masters exhibit at the De Young.  'Girl with Pearl Earring"  was the main attraction.

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Guatemala Travel Journal

Pages from my art journal to Guatemala in March.










Sunday, February 24, 2013

More Nature Journaling . . .



Nature Journaling
March 23
10am – 2pm
American River Conservancy/Nature Center, Coloma, CA.
$50
For those that love the outdoors and want to learn techniques of nature journaling.  We will be exploring the use of pen and colored pencil to create delightful narrative pages of nature.  This class will be held at the American River Conservancy's nature center in the historic gold rush town of Coloma.  
Contact Julie at 530-621-1224 to register and get materials list.  Limited to 8 students.