Welcome to my new Art page!
you can see, we are under construction at this time.
My career in Dentistry, raising &
showing cattle and life in general - I never had time to pursue my artistic side. Moving & Retirement have opened new
Like most things you start at the beginning. I took 8 classes - once a week.
Met a new friend Penny Duncklee during class. She is a local watercolor artist. Her web site is PenneyDuncklee.com She
lent me a whole stack of books which I devoured - came away with tools and styles I liked and began emulating them. She put
critical information about paint handling, transparency of watercolors (transparent, semi- transparent, opaque) as well as
staining (or non staining) in my hands from the very beginning. I also located a ton of information on YOUTUBE. So many demonstrations;
that for me seeing the paint behave or watching a technique was easier, faster than reading it and try to imagine what would
I have joined the New Mexico Watercolor Society (southern chapter is in Las Cruces.)
I am going to attend my second monthly meeting today (October.) I met Marie Siegrist there and took the last half of her current
series of painting classes. While there meeting more people! It was there that I met Paul and was invited to be in the show
at the Bistro on Main St. of Las Cruces. So 2 of my paintings are on display there.
sold as soon as I posted it on FB! So....I had another painting framed and replaced "Canyon Vistas." It has shipped
and is on it's way to it's new home! The new painting is "Divine, Wine on the Vine." You can see it & purchase
it on the shop here page - click on Debra's Art.
Like everything else I would immagine;
there are watercolor art classes far and wide! So with the 5th wheel - Dene and dogs in tow....we will be off on new adventures.
So, I am on my way to a new "career" with watercolors. Love it! I have no agenda
so, I will enjoy seeing where this all goes!