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Trying to figure out the web site...

I tried to write a description for my Watercolors Gallery. I did so and was pretty happy with it. However, it doesn't seem to show up in the gallery after you click "submit". But, these are thoughts that I have been working on for some time and I will probably continue to do so. So here goes...

To be a watercolorists is to develop an emotional involvement with a piece of paper. Each composition begins in the glorious moment when there is a picture in my mind and a blank sheet of watercolor paper in front of me in my studio or on the road. Then there follows glorious moment after moment when pigments are insinuated in the fabric of the watercolor paper while impressions are confirmed, rejected or rearranged and finally, or at least for that moment settled in my mind. In the end, my physical relationship with the paper is no longer necessary -- at least for the painting. At that point I sign off. The painting doesn't need me any more. Joy and sadness. But, in my head there is an ever growing list of images that I hope to capture...

Paper is eighty percent water. Humans are even more. Itís all about managing wetness. I love my watercolors! They've taught me much about seeing, thinking, and when to stop thinking and just pick up a brush. I hope you will like them, too.