The benefits of travel are many. It can create relaxation, excitement, knowledge, curiosity, new tastes and culinary delights, and visual enjoyment. (OK, weight gain, jet lag, empty wallet, too!) For an artist, all of the above, but also a challenge to incorporate new images you have experienced into your painting style. You may possibly also […]
Bridget Austin will be unveiling new work when her upcoming show with Jack Anderson opens at Cottage Row Gallery in Fish Creek. Opening festivities will occur on Saturday, July 16, between 10am to 1pm – Jack and Bridget will be there and refreshments will be served. Bridget will be exhibiting many new paintings, both framed […]
There are so many different approaches to painting flowers! Sometimes I like to plan, do a value study, and share more details. Sometimes I like to get lost in enjoying colors and textures and the wonder of watercolor and see if I can find a painting in it. This sunflower painting was done that way. […]
As soon as I say it nature will contradict me, but we have been enjoying a winter without snow SO FAR! That is great on so many levels, but as a watercolorist it is always a pleasure to see the world transformed by new fallen snow…and to have all sorts of things that are difficult […]
The only thing better than having a Bridget Austin painting in your home is getting the chance to spend time with Bridget in the classroom. And in 2015 you get two chances to spend time in Door County, Wisconsin learning the finer points of watercolor painting from her! Don’t miss this chance. Check out the […]
This is the year I must clean out my studio…a task 32 years put off! Oh well! Now I must sort through all of my artwork…good and oh so bad, too…and decide what to keep and where to put it. Safco stacking trays seem like a good option for storing artwork and paper.