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Thursday, December 20, 2012

Basic Watercolor Class

 This year I had the pleasure of working for the ESL department in AAU to teach a Basic Watercolor class for a wide range of students from different countries, different artistic background and age. It was great fun and my students were all really sweet. Here are some demo that I've done in class:

   1st Demo for all the watercolor techniques
 Most of these are about done in an hour, sometimes a little more if I get to touch up on themevery now and then throughout the class


 This is the last demo I did at the end of the semester. Took about 3 hours.

It was great meeting every single one of you! :)

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

To Kids from 2 to 92

As promised, here is the X'mas promo that I did this year :)

Merry X'mas!!
I hope you all have a wonderful Holiday Season and a Happy New Year!!

Monday, December 10, 2012

Lots of new updates!

I am so so so so so so SO SO sorry about not posting for almost 3 months!! I am terrible about blogging and promotion to begin with and when facing multiple deadlines, that is one of the first things I neglect. The up side to all this is that now I have plenty to up date you about.

So what have I been up to these last 3 months or so?
Mostly, I've been finishing up my latest book called "Sammy Experiences God". Here is the cover and a few interior pages. Written by Tom Blackaby and Rick Osborne

Some interiors sneak peaks!

Yes, these are all digital and not my usual watercolors. This project really gave me the opportunity to practice painting in Photoshop. I usually paint in the program Corel Painter and only use Photoshop as a adjustment/ editing/ cleaning up tool. Though this time I really took the time and reorganized my brushes, tried out a bunch of new ones and painted this whole project in Photoshop.

While working on this project, I taught part-time at Academy of art University and continued at my position teaching at East art studio for kids 5 to high school. I started teaching an ESL Basic Watercolor class this semester and it has been a lot of fun. I will post some of my 1 hour demos here next week.
BTW, remember I was exhibiting at APE this year in October? Here are some pictures of that weekend:

It was great sharing booths with my friends and catching up with other friends/artists that I haven't seen for a long time. Too bad I didn't get much of a chance to wonder around and check out what other artists are showing/selling. Time passed by toooo fast! Then in November, I went back to Hong Kong and introduced my hometown to my husband for the very first time. It was a lot of fun but ended up being one of the most exhausting trips. Being a tourist takes so much out of you! And I found out the hard way that you can never really get any work done while travelling. The phrase when it rains it pours proves to be truer each year. Though at least I am done with all client work for the year and yayyyy for finally getting some sleep!

Next week, I'll post up my X'mas promo and scans of the 1 hour demos I did for class. So stay tuned!

Oh! and yesterday I found out I've been featured on this french blog: