Covered bridges add charm and delight your viewers, and even beginners can paint this one.
Learn how to paint beautiful distant snow covered trees, as well as suggesting wood texture in your bridge. Add a slender bare tree and some gold grasses and you have the perfect scene for your next Christmas card! (Paint this in 8 x 10 size and take it to your local print shop for professional looking cards.)
This lesson uses basic colors and opaque white. A small piece of natural sponge can be used, as well as masking tape and a safety razor for some of the techniques.
Hi, I'm Deb Watson - a self taught artist and long time watercolor teacher
My story is simple.
I loved drawing from childhood, but was discouraged from art as a waste of time. So, I became a nurse, worked at a lot of hospitals and raised a family. But I kept painting.
Over time, I became better at the realism I loved, and just kept working toward improving through painting and self-study. I've always enjoyed painting scenes from my life and small town community (which I call my Small Town America series).
My paintings are not usually famous or majestic subjects, often they're just everyday stuff I see around. But I see so much beauty there, and show it to the rest of the world by painting it.
Now, my watercolors have been in exhibits and won awards across the nation. Yet, it's when my art connects me to other people that it's really done what I wanted, and teaching certainly does that!