Category Archives: watercolor

Easter Candle Watercolor Painting

Last November Glenmary Home Missioners called to commission me again, to do a watercolor for their Easter appeal for the second year in a row.  I have been doing their Christmas appeal paintings for the past four years or so. … Continue reading

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“Tour” of Jenny’s Watercolor Workspace

I don’t know about you, but for me March and (most of) April have whizzed by.  I have no idea where they went!  Anyway, I haven’t really painted anything lately because I’ve been so busy…and when I haven’t been busy, … Continue reading

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Paintings displayed in my art show – Vol. 1

In my previous post, I noted that with the rate that I had to get all 15 of my paintings framed, most of the paintings were either un-scanned or were scanned poorly.  I remarked about this to Gavin, and he … Continue reading

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Jenny’s Having an Art Show!

A friend of mine named Marsha was approached by a local restauranteur close to her business. Marsha had been having gallery showings in her office lobby of various Burbank Art Association members, and this restauranteur wanted to do something similar … Continue reading

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Fusing Glass Under Influence of the Flu

A few weeks ago, I contracted the flu.  Although I never get the flu shot (it does not respond well to my system), I haven’t had the flu in years.  And so I forgot that, no matter how much you … Continue reading

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Old travel drawing, finally painted

The other day I was rummaging through some of my old paintings and drawings, and I found a line drawing I did when I visited Scotland in 2007.  I was visiting a friend from seminary who was doing a field … Continue reading

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First Watercolor Painting in 2011: Purple Hyacinth Bulb

Since I don’t have a regular studio space, I don’t paint regularly.  Towards the end of Christmas time, I painted a lot — an Easter painting for Glenmary (that post will come out in April, since the painting is secret … Continue reading

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A person to watch: Stan Fellows, painter

Last year at some point, I was flipping through my Martha Stewart Living magazine when I noticed a beautiful watercolor done of a tree.  It was so beautiful that it made me pause to look up the artist and see … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Market Watercolor Painting

I love the farmer’s market.  First of all, I love fruits and vegetables and do not have to be asked or shamed into eating a majority of my foods as or with fruits or vegetables.  They have so much flavor! … Continue reading

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>Latest Nativity Painting

> For the past few years, a Catholic missionary organization has commissioned me to paint a version of the Nativity for their annual Christmas appeal.  Due to the length of time it takes to paint, design, print and put together … Continue reading

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