Category Archives: Utah Watercolor Society

Trying to Catch the Essence

I had my sketch book open, my pen was flying over the paper sketching Brent Laycock. He was demonstrating at the Utah Watercolor Society. My friend Manelle Oliphant was sketching next to me. Up the row from us I could … Continue reading

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Ideas and Road Blocks – The Spark

  The spark of an idea can come at any time and we as artists need to be ready to catch them. We can store them in sketch books or note books but if we store them for too long, … Continue reading

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Is it “Hockey” or “Hake” Brush

The Utah Watercolor Society combined with the Intermountain Society of Artist for their meetings to watch me do a watercolor demonstration applying the John Salminen Workshop to my children’s book illustrations. The crowd started to gather.     It was great … Continue reading

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Paintings Off to Capitol Reef

                                              These two paintings are on their way down to Gallery 24 in Torrey, Utah. One of the … Continue reading

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Three ways to Get out of the Studio

One: The Utah Watercolor Society Small Works Show is hanging up at the Logan Fine Art Gallery. The opening was last Friday. It is one of the finest small works show the watercolor society has hung. You can see it … Continue reading

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Watercolor meets Red Rock and Navaho Sandstone

                        I was one of 30 watercolor artists from the Utah Watercolor Society who were invited to participate in the first annual Arts and the Park Light on the … Continue reading

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Enjoying the Ride

Sometimes things get so busy that you forget to enjoy the ride. I was able to take a watercolor workshop from John Salminen and his wife Kathy with the Utah Watercolor Society. It was an intense workshop. We spent the … Continue reading

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Plein Air Painting vs The Bus

I recently went down to Scottsdale, Arizona to the Western Federation of Watercolors Societies Show where I received signature status.         This is the fine group of ladies from Utah that made the trip down to Scottsdale … Continue reading

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The Utah Watercolor Society

I told my watercolor class that I would let them know about the Utah Watercolor Society Meeting tonight. Luckily I got a call from someone reminding me that it was tonight. Robert Burridge will be presenting tonight October 1st 7p.m. … Continue reading

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