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Barbara on Hot Pressed Paper

Trying out more things with water colors – in this case a bit different paper. It is “Hot Pressed” – which means it is much smoother than the “Cold Pressed” I used the last times. It dries faster and doesn’t create as many of those little hard edges where the water dries, making it easier … Continue reading Barbara on Hot Pressed Paper

The Values of Jacob Maris

Jacob Henricus Maris (1837 – 1899) is a Dutch artist I found in a gallery in Assen (little town in Holland). This particular image I find amazing. The day I discovered it, I’ve put it on my desktop. After that I went to sleep – and I dreamed I am there. I was in a … Continue reading The Values of Jacob Maris