Get On With It

Writing and drawings about work, family and the stuff in-between

Tag: watercolor

  • Drumsack Farm Painting

    Drumsack Farm Painting

    Painting the landscapes outside where we live, as well as a bit of the inside, over the past month has been a fun way to get back into more regular watercolor painting. With the latest one, I spent more time on it and worked sporadically over the course of several days. It was good just […]

  • Creating the appropriate distance

    Creating the appropriate distance

    Philip Glass wrote that he intentionally creates distance between music and the image when compsing for film. This insight certainly applies to many other things as well.

  • Sunsets in the dark

    Sunsets in the dark

    The sun sets after 10pm right now and it’s light out well into the night at the moment. Along with that, we also get some spectacular sunsets from our perch here on the farm. I’ve started to do some watercolor painting while standing at the kitchen counter, trying to chase the changing colors of the […]

  • On earth and in the stars

    On earth and in the stars

    Sharing a couple of recent pieces done in between work and play, night and day.

  • This week’s little fires

    This week’s little fires

    This weeks fires: coloring pages, morning brushes and more electric.

  • Rainy day watercolors

    Rainy day watercolors

    Fight water with water! Last Saturday Kav and the kids and I were faced with a stormy Saturday with no plans and very little daylight to work with. Luckily I have been amassing a small bunkers-worth of art supplies, including some proper watercolor supplies. You don’t have to ask me twice, queue art project time!