Author Archives: Kathryn Marks

About Kathryn Marks

I'm a watercolor artist , but my most recent paintings are acrylic and watercolor acrylic collage. I love to paint bright rich colors with dark contrasts © 2019-2020 by Kathryn Marks. All rights reserved
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The Art of Bonsai

Bonsai I chose from Dee’s Garden, Land O Lakes, Florida This says it all for me! “I’ve been everywhere, man. I’ve been everywhere, man. Crossed the desert’s bare, man. I’ve breathed the mountain air, man. Of travel I’ve had my

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The Art of Bonsai

Bonsai I chose from Dee’s Garden, Land O Lakes, Florida This says it all for me! “I’ve been everywhere, man. I’ve been everywhere, man. Crossed the desert’s bare, man. I’ve breathed the mountain air, man. Of travel I’ve had my

Doodles

My very first Zendoodle. An unorganized mess? Possibly! Doodles don’t come to me easily (I was never a doodler!). But here are my doodles, that I doodled while watching football on the telly. My doodles I am calling Zendoodles, because

Doodles

My very first Zendoodle. An unorganized mess? Possibly! Doodles don’t come to me easily (I was never a doodler!). But here are my doodles, that I doodled while watching football on the telly. My doodles I am calling Zendoodles, because

Montana Pick Up

 Montana Pick Up is a watercolor on an 8″ x 10″ multi media board. It is definitely different from painting on watercolor paper. It does have a similar texture and still retains the vibrance of the paint, but you may need to be

Montana Pick Up

 Montana Pick Up is a watercolor on an 8″ x 10″ multi media board. It is definitely different from painting on watercolor paper. It does have a similar texture and still retains the vibrance of the paint, but you may need to be

OMG, I LUV PMC

PMC is Precious Metal Clay. My sister, Ruth, taught me all about it, and it’s so much like making pottery. Create      Mold       Dry     Sand     Bake in Kiln     Stain     Polish MY CREATIONS: This is a necklace which opens into a book of

OMG, I LUV PMC

PMC is Precious Metal Clay. My sister, Ruth, taught me all about it, and it’s so much like making pottery. Create      Mold       Dry     Sand     Bake in Kiln     Stain     Polish MY CREATIONS: This is a necklace which opens into a book of

Bloomin’ Poppies in Pen

Step 1   My Watercolor  Plan is a new adventure for me—Not only Painting Flowers, but also Outlining in Ink. Step 2   Blooms or Oozles (that is what they are called) on watercolor paper are made by brushing on a solid color

Bloomin’ Poppies in Pen

Step 1   My Watercolor  Plan is a new adventure for me—Not only Painting Flowers, but also Outlining in Ink. Step 2   Blooms or Oozles (that is what they are called) on watercolor paper are made by brushing on a solid color

The Wild Wild West

Virginia City is less than an hour from Bozeman, Montana. It’s very touristy, but a great photo-op especially for my brother, Dean Sauskojus. I am the one that took these photos, but check out Dean’s web page and blog, http://dsphoto.photoshelter.com  for

The Wild Wild West

Virginia City is less than an hour from Bozeman, Montana. It’s very touristy, but a great photo-op especially for my brother, Dean Sauskojus. I am the one that took these photos, but check out Dean’s web page and blog, http://dsphoto.photoshelter.com  for

Chihuahua’s Red Painted Toenails

 Beringer   VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL Beringer House Arabians is a colorful place to visit. Quinacridone Rose egg cartons full of Burnt Sienna eggs. Cadmium Red Deep painted toenails on an adorable and intelligent Ink Black Chihuahua with a faint White Gouache

Chihuahua’s Red Painted Toenails

 Beringer   VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL Beringer House Arabians is a colorful place to visit. Quinacridone Rose egg cartons full of Burnt Sienna eggs. Cadmium Red Deep painted toenails on an adorable and intelligent Ink Black Chihuahua with a faint White Gouache

Man in a Tutu?

   The Renaissance Man? was such an interesting character! Here are a few steps. This is a watercolor on 300 lb. paper. The underpainting is the start. I begin with blocking the face and hands of the man and his

Man in a Tutu?

   The Renaissance Man? was such an interesting character! Here are a few steps. This is a watercolor on 300 lb. paper. The underpainting is the start. I begin with blocking the face and hands of the man and his

Tapestry of Fine Work

Salal Spring Art Festival VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL   I love how Hiedi Bauer, Faculty Advisor of the Salal Review, writes about the editors and contributors, “I am satisfied that the continuity of the magazine rests intact. Most important to

Tapestry of Fine Work

Salal Spring Art Festival VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL   I love how Hiedi Bauer, Faculty Advisor of the Salal Review, writes about the editors and contributors, “I am satisfied that the continuity of the magazine rests intact. Most important to

Bright Paint Speckled on My Toes

Before I even started blogging, I took photos of my paintings in progression. I would print, just on printer paper, so I could make corrections on that paper, before I put my brush on watercolor paper or canvas again. This

Bright Paint Speckled on My Toes

Before I even started blogging, I took photos of my paintings in progression. I would print, just on printer paper, so I could make corrections on that paper, before I put my brush on watercolor paper or canvas again. This