Technique Tuesday: Watercolor

What is it? The topic of today’s post is a medium that many folks (and certainly anyone who had a childhood art class!) are familiar with: watercolor. One of the very oldest types of paint, watercolor consists of pigments suspended in a water-soluble solution. The brush is prepared with water, which thins the paint enough to…

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Greg Prestegord’s “Beauty and the Grit”

“Don’t paint pretty things.”  This advice, given to Gregory Prestegord by his father during his childhood, has become a great part of Greg’s vision for his artwork. As an adult, Greg has realized how wise his father’s words were. The idea of reflecting the time in which he lived by painting the harsh reality, “pretty”…

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