Mary Ann's Message
This has been a busy winter and I am making little videos for my "tips" site. I
loaded them on YouTube in order to get them into proper form for the site. Lo
and behold, people have started subscribing to them before I could even get them
on the "tips" site. I was shocked!
So, if you want to see the latest article that contains videos of a
self-portrait I did, check out
It's not the greatest likeness of me but who ever likes their own portrait? The
process, however, is what I was trying to get across to artists. I hope you
More articles, e-books and videos are on their way.
One more thing - You can now
subscribe to daily e-mail updates from my website. Each day,
if there have been any articles posted by me or my website
visitors, you will receive a recap so you can quickly check out what's new.
Since my newsletters aren't as frequent as I'd like, this may be a great option
If you'd like to try this feature,
What Would You Like Me To Write About?
Art is my passion and I love to paint. I also
like to write about painting, which is why I started this website.
need to know what you want me to write about!
You can do that by
link and submitting your idea. And for those of you who don't submitted an
please check here for new ideas and
for the ones you like. That will help me select future topics to write
This doesn't have to be just my news. Let me know if you have some news you
would like to share. I will include appropriate news in the next newsletter. You
can also submit news on the site by
I realize we're
in tough economic times, so I'm reducing the price of my e-book, Painting on
Watercolor Canvas, to $14.95. That's a 40% discount from
the original price To learn more,
Share Your Tips and Paintings
Watercolor Painting Tips can only get better if you
your tips as well. I know there are some very talented
artists out their that have great tips to share.
Maybe the best tip you can share is by sharing a watercolor you've painted. I've
got just the place.
Just click here to let us see what you've been up to!
Latest Site Contributions
Apr 6, 2009,
Flowers and Pot - This painting is about 8 x 10 and done fast and loose,
that's how I like to paint. Not many colors, but I forgot what they were, I
pulled the subject
Apr 4, 2009,
How to Paint a Portrait in Watercolor by Mary Ann Boysen - How to paint a
portrait in watercolor....not being a true portrait artist who paints portraits
for a living,
Apr 2, 2009,
Looking West of Seattle - I was trying for a more loose technique here,
since I usually paint more
Mar 29, 2009,
Rose - This was from our
Mar 29, 2009,
Watercolor Rose - Beautiful Rose in magenta and hookers
Mar 28, 2009,
- One of the characteristics of watercolor wish I love is the way the colors
blend together and do their own thing, an in this sky. I painted it wet on