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If watercolor paper lingo can be confusing, then the world of watercolor brush differences can definitely be overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be that way! While you won’t find a deep comprehensive dive into every aspect of brushes (because trust me, we’d be here for a day or two!), I do want to prepare […]

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When it comes to watercolor paper differences, hot press or cold press, textures and weights, do you ever feel just a little bit like Angela, from The Office? (If you’re not an office fan, I apologize for my endless references to this show – it’s my favorite! Can’t help it!) Either way, when watercolor educators […]

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You’ve been on your watercolor journey for a while now and you’ve likely seen growth in a lot of areas, but felt a bit “stuck” in others. I know that feeling too; I’ve been there! In my first year exploring watercolor, I tried a lot of different techniques, tools and tips to improve my paintings, […]

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No matter where you are in your watercolor journey, there are a range of tools and watercolor supplies that can help you progress and develop your skills. I’m often asked what the best watercolor supplies are, and which brands I recommend, so I thought I’d pull a watercolor supply guide with supplies for every artist […]

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If you’re looking for tips on How to Feel Like a More Confident Watercolor Artist, you’re in the right place friend! Keep reading to get the scoop on watercolor confidence 🙂 “Mine looks nothing like yours. I can’t do this.”, she muttered under her breath. I was walking around the classroom in my SkillPop Floral […]

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Ending our honeymoon  in Capri, Italy was definitely the icing on the cake to our southern Italy adventure! I looked through a lot of Capri travel guides before making our itinerary and I’m glad I did, because there are SO many amazing options for accomodations, dining and experiences. So today I’m sharing my top two […]

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free workshop:
digitizing watercolor artwork!

Join me for a free online workshop Thursday, September 19, where I'll personally walk you through each step in the digitizing process and answer questions!

During this free, 1-hour online workshop, we'll take a completed watercolor painting, scan it, clean it up in Photoshop (it's a lot simpler than it sounds!) and look at how to save your file for quality printing and future use!