The Chicken or the Egg?

An age old question arose as I contemplated how to use the birch…
November 10, 2011/by Rene Eisenbart

Watercolor Society of Oregon’s Spring Convention in Eugene

It is always a treat to participate in the WSO conventions, twice…
May 2, 2011/by Rene Eisenbart

Inspired by Trilliums

It doesn't take a long walk into the woods to find inspiration…
April 12, 2011/by Rene Eisenbart

Texture revisited

A couple of "special effects" can be used in conjunction with…
April 11, 2011/by Rene Eisenbart

Seattle Demo

I was invited to demonstrate how I use the Cradled Panels to…
March 29, 2011/by Rene Eisenbart

Exploring Textural Watercolor — 3-day workshop

Some watercolorists strive for even, flat washes while others…
March 21, 2011/by Rene Eisenbart

Out of the Frame – Onto the Cradle

To show a painting in the WSO exhibits, a frame with plexiglass…
March 10, 2011/by Rene Eisenbart

A Gift in Graphite

UPS brought me a huge box the other day. Inside, under an enormous…
February 28, 2011/by Rene Eisenbart

Using Aquabord

Aquabord, if you haven't tried it for watercolor, works a little…
February 12, 2011/by Rene Eisenbart

VARIATIONS: Myrna Wacknov Workshop, OSA 2011

A week of exploration yielded paintings based on an image that…
February 6, 2011/by Rene Eisenbart

OSA Rose Contest Winner

This illustration took 2nd place in OSA's Rose Contest last June.It's…
January 21, 2011/by Rene Eisenbart

RECAP 2010

One goal for 2011 is to actually WRITE in my blog at least once…
January 8, 2011/by Rene Eisenbart