Sunday, September 30, 2007


This is one of the sketches I did today. What a great day it was! Sunny and bright!

Thursday, September 27, 2007


I have been painting very quickly sometimes without having the time to study and plan. I did this study sketch last night in preparation for my new painting. Studies are very important. You look at a picture and say, how can I make this busy subject a simple and expressive painting? The answer is: you sketch it, and experiment before you paint. I hope the final painting would be a masterpiece!!!

Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Conference Attendant 2

This is a 10x14 watercolor skerch I did in 20 minutes!

Sunday, September 23, 2007

Low Tide/ Fog

This was a very dull picture that I took during the fog..I wanted to add a summer feeling to it, so I used warm instead of cool colors. I used a pen to draw the ships.

Blue Hill Fair

This is done from a few pictures I took at Blue Hill Fair last year. I tried to convey the strong sunlight, the happy mood, the very colorful atmosphere, and I think I did a good job! I put a lot of details, but I kept them blurred so I can keep the focus on the main elements of this composition. The viewer's eye will go directly to the big tent, then go down to the girls in the front, and then move all around the picture..........

Friday, September 21, 2007

Paint Eastport Day 2006

I was very surprised today when I got this picture. Every year, the artists around here go and paint Eastport, then they auction their paintings for sale. Unfortunately that day, I did not take any pictures, not even of the painting that I did. So, this is the only memory I have from that day. A tourist from North Carolina took this picture last year, and I guess she enjoyed the auction, so she came again this year, and gave them this picture.

Monday, September 17, 2007


I did this yesterday. It was a very nice and sunny day. There were these dry hay grass shapes or whatever you call them, and they had a nice contrast against the bright greens. I tried to convey a sense of a calm happiness, but I was disappointed with the greens. I am not sure about how I feel about this. But at least, I am still painting....

Friday, September 14, 2007

South Beach

I fixed the South Beach Painting, or should I say ruined it?!! I don't know...

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Conference Attendant

I did a few sketches at the conference I went to. This painting is a result of one of them.

Sunday, September 02, 2007

New Paintings

One of them is an experiment in abstraction. I guess you can interpret it the way you want.