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Are you a flower gardener? If you are, my hat is off to you! You must be an expert on the names of many flowers. To celebrate World Watercolor Month, I’m painting and giving away a watercolor flower every day of the month via my Instagram account. What can you learn from painting flowers? Painting… Read More

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Do you ever feel that you lose your patient and ruin your watercolor painting because you couldn’t wait for a layer to dry? Working on several watercolor pieces at once is the secret to developing the patience needed not ruin your watercolor paintings. Why is that? You might wonder! Because it’s the perfect way to… Read More

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Having a timed painting project is a great way to give yourself structure and create space in your day for art, even if is for a short period at a time. July is World Watercolor Month. To celebrate, I’m painting and giving away a watercolor flower every day of the month via my Instagram account… Read More

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Are you ready to be inspired and try a project like this? It can be adapted to any occasion you might want to celebrate. Some people have mentioned doing a similar project as a memory of their vacation or to celebrate the life of someone they love very much. John and Leyla’s anniversary watercolor project… Read More

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As the month moves along, we’ve had a lot of fun with the warm reactions we have received via Instagram as I have shared this anniversary watercolor project with you all. Thank you for your good wishes! In case you have not been following, this is what the project is about: To celebrate our 30th-wedding anniversary… Read More

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During my last trip to Colombia to visit family, I lost an earring in the middle of Bogotá. It was one of a pair that John, my husband, had given me on my fiftieth birthday. I felt great sadness and a sense of loss that one of my treasures was now absent from my life… Read More

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