Why Do You Paint Like A Maniac?

detail-fox Fox Painting - Detail View, watercolor on board, ©Rebecca Latham

Fox Painting – Detail View, watercolor on board, ©Rebecca Latham Why do you paint like a maniac? I occasionally get questions like this. Why? Why do you paint like a maniac?  Why put in so much detail? and so on. Sometimes this comes from other artists.  Sometimes from the general […] Read more »

Black Leopard and Notes on Sterling Silver

Black Leopard Commission, ~5"×7", watercolor on board, ©Rebecca Latham

Commissioned Black Leopard in progress, sepia watercolor on board, ~5″x7″, ©Rebecca Latham   Commissioned Black Leopard, watercolor on board, ~5″x7″, ©Rebecca Latham I just put the finishing touches on this little commission of a black leopard.  These leopards always fascinate me by their mysterious look.  Their stunning rich coats so […] Read more »

The Best Advice I Have Ever Received

The best advice I’ve ever received was to, simply put, ‘follow your heart’

image by Abby Lanes via Compfight The best advice I’ve ever received was to, simply put, ‘follow your heart’. You may have heard me, or someone else, mention that phrase here or there. “Follow your heart”.  It’s not uncommon. The more complex version, is that you have your own unique […] Read more »

Autumn Rest – Bull Moose

Autumn Rest - Bull Moose, framed, 7"×8", watercolor on board, ©Rebecca Latham

This new piece will debut in Jackson Hole, Wyoming at Trailside Galleries’ upcoming event, Masters in Miniature Invitational.  This year’s event runs July 15, 2013 – July 28, 2013 Going out to Wyoming, among the many memorable moments and experiences to look forward to, seeing moose is always one of […] Read more »

Misty Tundra – Polar Bear

Polar bear painting, 5" x 7", watercolor on board, ©Rebecca Latham

Misty Tundra – Polar Bear, 5″ x 7″, watercolor on board, ©Rebecca Latham This painting was just recently finished.  I wanted the piece to be very high key with fairly soft tones and color ..overall, a feeling of coolness, yet with a warmth to the bear.. I am pleased with […] Read more »

Progress on the rabbit series

Mossy Seat - Rabbit, 5"x7", watercolor on board, ©Rebecca Latham

Mossy Seat – Rabbit, 5″x7″, watercolor on board, ©Rebecca Latham Nibbling – Rabbit, 5″x7″, watercolor on board, ©Rebecca Latham So far two pieces in the rabbit collection are finished.  The paintings are fairly muted in color, but very are involved pieces.  I enjoyed working through all of the fine details […] Read more »

Chasing Deadlines – Cougar Sepia

cougar work in progress, 5" x 7", sepia watercolor on board, ©Rebecca Latham

cougar work in progress, 5″ x 7″, sepia watercolor on board, ©Rebecca Latham I’ve had quite a few deadlines creeping up on me lately.. some survived, others didn’t.  I like to have extra space to set a piece aside and study it, see what tweaks it may need.. but I […] Read more »

Spring Show at Whistle Pik Galleries

Contemplation - Great Horned Owl, ~6"x6", watercolor on board, ©Rebecca Latham

Contemplation – Great Horned Owl, ~6×6, watercolor on board, ©Rebecca Latham I am pleased to post the upcoming Spring Show at Whistle Pik Galleries.  The beautiful exhibition advert is pictured on the left. (linked to a large image) April 5th – May 1st, 2013, the Fredericksburg, TX gallery will be hosting an invitational group exhibit. […] Read more »

New Representation – JQ Licensing

  New development this week.. I’m pleased to announce that my artworks (as well as Karen & Bonnie’s works) are now represented by JQ Licensing, one of the most respected brands in the art licensing industry today. Since 1989 the artwork of JQ Licensing has been reproduced on hundreds of unique product types […] Read more »

Goldfinch Social – Sepia

A new small painting I’m working on shown in the sepia stage of painting… Goldfinch Social, 5in x 5.5in, watercolor on board, ©Rebecca Latham Read more »