I was honored to teach a workshop at Nash Prairie Preserve near the Gulf Coast of Texas, an extraordinary place protected by The Nature Conservancy. Less than 1% of the Great Coastal Prairie still exists, and barely a fraction of it is unplowed like Nash Prairie. It is truly a special place. Workshop participants sketched […]
Pocket Palette update + brushes!
Thanks so much to everyone who joined May, Lydia and me for our first ever Instagram live session on Saturday! It was so fun! I had some questions about the palettes and paints I was using so I thought I’d do a post for you — here goes! Both palettes are by Art Toolkit and […]
Gouache By Gosh!
This post is all about GOUACHE: what it is, a comparison of brands including Holbein, Turner, Winsor & Newton, brushes, palettes, and tips.
Greenleaf & Blueberry Sketch Palette
Allow me to introduce you to the smallest palette I’ve ever purchased: The Greenleaf & Blueberry Sketch Palette: If you’re not familiar with them, Greenleaf & Blueberry are a company based in Colorado and they sell sets and individual pans in their online shop. I feel super lucky to have scored this palette — whenever […]
In this post I’m sharing the tiny but mighty Pocket Palette from Expeditionary Art — I purchased it in January to take on a month-long road trip from here in Austin, Texas out to Joshua Tree and back with the thinking that it would be great to take on long hikes. I wanted to keep my pack light […]
No it’s not a palette full of chocolate, although that would be good too haha! :) Nope, this is where I keep my yummy handmade watercolors. I call it my chocolate palette because they’re in this tin that I got at the gift shop at Marin Headlands/Golden Gate National Recreation area in San Francisco after an awesome […]