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Layering and Masking – Three Watercolors

John says: These three paintings represent a technique I've been playing with for about 2 years now. The technique involves masking off areas, applying a wash and repeating as necessary. The number of layers determines how detailed it can become. More layers provide...

A Few Abstracts

This group of abstracts are geometrics. "Flat Earth Proof" is about tangents. "Nautilus" and "Out to Sea" are based on the Golden Ratio.  "Flat Earth Proof"John says: In Geometric paintings I like to design in pencil and then 'dam off' areas using thick masking...

The Plot

"The Plot", is a series of paintings with a familiar subject in John's art: old men. Cindy liked the 'unfinished' look of this one and framed it before John knew it, resulting in the Original "Plot". John wasn't so sure about that idea, so he tried some different...

The Space Between Us

A look at the development of "The Space Between Us"."Focal Point" Watercolor, Art 17x24September 2020Anyone that knows my work, knows that I like to do pieces that show people in a way that makes the viewer wonder about the situation. In this one I wanted to show some...