Second Sunday Live Demos

NOTE: Second Sunday Live Demos are on pause until further notice (probably February). Recorded versions of past live demos are archived at the bottom of this page. 

Short (30-45 min) live demonstrations on popular topics followed by a 45-min Q&A. Each month from 5:30-7 pm Pacific Time on the second Sunday of the month.

Upcoming topics are announced below. Registration opens 1 week prior to the event. 

I re-record the demonstration portion, incorporating my answers to questions, for public release one month after the live event. See the archive at the bottom of this page for past demos.

Welcome, Dragonfly!

Join me at 5:30 pm Pacific Time on the second Sunday of each month for a live demonstration and Q&A session.

Upcoming Live Demos

Archive

Recordings of previous demos, plus any associated handouts, are placed here one month after the live event. 

Live Demo 13 Sep 2020—Choosing Brushes for Watercolor

Live Demo 13 Sep 2020—Choosing Brushes for Watercolor

Which brushes do you really need? What sizes? Synthetic or natural bristles? Is Kolinsky sable really worth the expense? I’ll answer questions like these, demonstrate different types of brushes and explain pros and cons, and share which brushes are my “go-to” brushes now and why I chose them.

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Live Demo 9 Aug 2020—What’s on Your Palette?

Live Demo 9 Aug 2020—What’s on Your Palette?

A lot of people have asked me to talk about what brands of paint I use (most of them!) and what colors I have on my palette (way too many!). I’m always at a loss, because I am constantly playing around with the colors on my palette. I’m just as much of a sucker for a cool new color as the next person. Isn’t that just part of the fun of watercolor? 😉 But it’s time to take a stab at answering the REAL question, How can you decide which colors to have on your palette?”

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Jul 2019:  Finding Focus Working on Location

Jul 2019:  Finding Focus Working on Location

some strategies I use to manage the overwhelming amount of information when painting on location, so sketching enhances my enjoyment, instead of raising my stress level. And so I have a better chance of coming back with photos and sketches that I can actually use to create satisfying, personally meaningful paintings.

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