JANNA VANDERVEEN

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Watercolor Painting | Barn on a Hill Welcome to my wonderland, where even the barns whisper of stories untold. (Click on thumbnail for full-resolution image) A Peter Woolley exercise in watercolor painting.

There is always light in darkness and beauty in imperfection. The key is perception…. I almost didn’t complete this watercolor painting.  Almost. I was tempted to rip it apart midway, but I had a hard time wedging it out of my perfect paper stretcher. So instead, I walked away. I came back, begrudgingly, thirty minutes later, and decided to give it one more chance. The dark mood of the painting measured my own. But I also… Read More

“When peace, like a river, attendeth my way, When sorrows like sea billows roll; Whatever my lot, Thou hast taught me to say, It is well, it is well with my soul.” ~ Horatio G. Spafford For Christmas I received Peter Woolley’s Watercolor for Beginners DVD. The first assignment…learning how to paint with washes.