Author Archives: Sherry Meidell

About Sherry Meidell

Sherry Meidell is a signature member of the National Watercolor Society Western Federation Watercolor Society and the Utah Watercolor Society. She loves to paint with watercolor whether she is painting pictures or illustrating children's picture books. She is a member of SCBWI. Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.

Science and Imagination

Robert Henri, in his book The Art Spirit, said, “To have ideas one must have imagination. To express ideas one must have science.” One way to get the “science” is drawing the model from life. You will train your eye … Continue reading

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What a Difference a Frame Makes

You can see from this photo that we are not quite cleaned up from Christmas but I did get “Elephants On Parade” framed. This is the first time I’ve floated a painting and it looks great. Willis Group made the … Continue reading

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Elephants On Parade

Sometimes creativity is a combination of ideas that come together to make a new creation. Thing rumble around in your brain and at just the right moment they all come together and waalaaah (this is the American translation of the … Continue reading

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The Party’s Over, It’s Time For The Work To Begin.

Here is my Bear Poppy Trailhead Painting. I have been enjoying it on my mantel with my Christmas decorations, but now it’s time to put the decorations away and get ready for January. This painting is going down to the … Continue reading

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Had To Make A Movie

I’ve made a movie of the trip Becky Hartvigsen and I made to Nauvoo, Illinois this summer. We went to Nauvoo to do a meet the artist event at the Havenlight Gallery.  I tried to capture a bit of the … Continue reading

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Straight Way

”Straight Way” is hanging in a show at the Cottonwood Presbyterian Church 1580 Vine Street, Murray, Utah.  The shows theme is Come Holy Spirit. For the setting of this picture I used a photo which I took in Israel years … Continue reading

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November Shows

There are two up coming shows this month.  Becky Hartvigsen and I will have a show at the St. George Art Museum. The opening is the evening of Saturday November 24th, 2018. It is scheduled to run from November 24th … Continue reading

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#inktober Day 31

Thank you for taking this Inktober journey with me. It’s been fun to have you ride along. Here is a final quote from me and by me:  “We learn to love and how to be strong in the face of … Continue reading

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