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Painted Thoughts Blog · 2d ago

Come and Play With Me In The Gardens!!

Blue skies, blue water, and green gardens with every possible color under the rainbow! Sou...
Painted Thoughts Blog · 1W ago

NEW ImaginaryTrips.com Class!

I guess it was inevitable though I didn't see it until last week—we're going to visit Marie Selby Botanical Gardens! These gardens are spectacular and given Florida's mild winter, everything...
Painted Thoughts Blog · 1W ago

Another GREEN Tutorial Just In Time For St. Paddy's Day!

In the first Green Tutorial (HERE), we discussed making friends with those greens on our p...
Painted Thoughts Blog · 1W ago

Wow, What A Week and More Yet To Come!

Painting Postcards in The Gardens WorkshopOh my! We had a super fun time at Selby Botanical Gardens this past Thursday and Friday! I kid you not when I tell you it did not matter what direct...
Painted Thoughts Blog · 3W ago

Birds, Gardens and Glue—All Good Things! (Classes)

Wow, it's been a busy week! I hope you can join me for one of the following treats:Painting A Fabulous FlamingoThese gangly creatures are so much fun to capture on the page! It may seem like a lot of work, but by using broken color washes, it's actua...
Painted Thoughts Blog · 4W ago

7 Awesome Reasons To Take An Art Walk Workshop

Anne Hathaway, Shakespeare's wife's, family homeIf you're wondering whether or not take a ...
Painted Thoughts Blog · 1M ago

Part 2: Frustrated to Fabulous Green Pigments

“Information does not become knowledge nor does it become powerful until we after we apply it and make it our own.” Think about it…how often have you heard a piece of information that seemed...
Painted Thoughts Blog · 1M ago

Heart and Hand Lettering Reveal

Having fun playing with a squishy sweet Valentine's message for my honey! I used a Molotow masking pen to create the lettering and then watercolored over them. I added a bit of shading using...
Painted Thoughts Blog · 1M ago

Hand Lettering Reveal

Is there such a thing as too much fun?! I had soooo much fun with this hand lettered piece I made to share with my honey. This is actually the third piece, but I cannot share the other two a...
Painted Thoughts Blog · 1M ago

Frustrated or Fearful of the Lovely Green Pigment On Your Palette?

In a recent conversation, an artist shared she had just purchased a pre-filled watercolor palette and it only had one green pigment. Not only did it have only one green, she confessed, she d...