There is so much to enjoy about Mexico. Connect with Veronica; share, learn. This is a new site for many people to take part in and enrich their lives.
This little guy is a welsh corgi. Of course he is. Once upon a time a little girl wanted him strictly because she thought he was one of cute Mexican dogs they call a chiwawa.
He made a little ruffled bark and told her, “No, I am not a chiwawa dog.” She took him
home anyway. They lived happily ever after.
I have combined my love of fonts; this one is Dino Kids, with pencil sketching and digital ribbon and bow, drawn on my Cintique by Wacom. enjoy. purchase
We are finally having some sun here in Mexico. It’s been really cold and I can’t get used to it. So on my patio today I’ve been working on this large watercolor and intermittently putting the painting in the sun to dry. While it’s drying, I catch as many warm rays as I can. Boy, the sun feels great. I have not picked this painting up in a few months as I’ve been super busy with many things other than painting. So in a day or so, it should get finished if nothing else crazy happens.
This woman is a weaver and she was sitting in a dark corner of the marketplace. The sun shone through the archways of the Mexico town plaza. The cobblestone streets are a maze of patterns and colors. Piece by piece, she is coming together. I will add some cast shadows and some detailed drawing elements to help define her more.
This is large, a full sheet watercolor. When you get away from working big, it is scarey to pick it up again. This painting will help me re-discover my old self, when I painted big all the time.
The pallette is my full plastic stephen quiller pallette, now a good 15 or 20 years old. When I grow up, I will get the porcelain studio pallette.
This watercolor is of a Navajo girl wrapped in a colorful blanket. I am including it here so it does not get lost and I can keep some record of it. It is in a private collection in Long beach, Washington.
I am including a link to my online store where I have put her on a few products.
When the farrier comes it’s a happy day. Horses are happy because they get a nice trim and love the attention. Horse owners are happy because all the problems will be taken care of and it feels so good to have a nice trim. The farrier is happy because he gets paid. It’s a win-win for everybody.
This is a watercolor that I did partly from a photo and partly from life. Painting horses is always a challenge but it’s also rewarding.
Here’s the work in my online store.
Street scene in New Mexico. Truthfully, it could be any town u.s.a.
It’s the colors that make it all about the southwest. And don’t forget the planters with big agave spikes reaching upward. I don’t know about you, but I love strolling down this kind of place.
This artwork is for sale through my online shop.