Category Archives: East Coast

Back to Charlie’s

This week I’ve been working on painting Charlie’s Market (based on a photo I took in Key West).¬† Shown above is my first version.¬†Below is a second version, where I added pedestrians from imagination & intensified the contrast; I think … Continue reading

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Along the marina

I’m still practicing with the Tombow wash pen and Niji waterbrush. This scene comes from my vacation photos of Stock Island, one of my favorite spots in Florida. I think this shows some improvement in my technique: making sure there … Continue reading

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Fresh hogfish today

Visited this bar and grill on Stock Island a couple of years back. It’s a real workman’s grill, serving up lunch to the guys who unload the shrimp boats and process the catch at the docks next door.

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Dog day afternoon

“Key West slumbers through the hot midday, shutters closing out the sun that manages to penetrate the clustering poinciana and bougainvillaea, and the breadfruits, coconut palms, and Spanish limes.” — Quote from “South by Southwest,” a book of watercolor paintings … Continue reading

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Hurricane Harry’s: best breakfast in town

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