Art Question Roundup

Sepia watercolor on board of a new wolf painting in progress, ©Rebecca Latham   Kim B. – Do you give lessons??? I already do some painting, but no where near as good as you!! Love your work Thank you, Kim. I’m sorry, but for the time being I don’t teach […] Read more »

Sterling Silver and 24Kt Gold

I have had a lot of response come in about the use of 24 karat gold and sterling silver in my work recently.  Unfortunately, because of the volume of questions, I have been unable to answer them individually.   Hopefully this answers any curiosities people may have about the subject. What do […] Read more »

Being Thankful

Detail of a Raccoon in Progress, 8" x 10", Sepia watercolor on board, ©Rebecca Latham

Detail of a Raccoon in Progress, 8″ x 10″, Sepia watercolor on board, ©Rebecca Latham For everyone in the US, or celebrating the holiday, happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. For others in various parts of the world, Christmas and other holidays and festivities filled with family and friends are […] Read more »

How Long Did It Take You To Paint That?

  Squirrel Collection – all works are 5in x 7in, watercolor on board with sterling silver, ©Rebecca Latham I am asked this question rather often: How long do you work on a painting?  How long did it take you to paint that? I stop and think. I try to give […] Read more »

What is the largest size you would attempt to do when adding so much detail?

Concentration - Cougar, 12 in x 15 in, ©Rebecca Latham, watercolor on board

Concentration – Cougar, 12 in x 15 in, ©Rebecca Latham, watercolor on board   A few weeks ago, someone asked a question concerning larger sized paintings. What is the largest size you would attempt to do when adding so much detail? The answer, simply be due to physical limitations, would […] Read more »

Flying South – Cinnamon Teal Arrive in Texas

Water's Edge - Cinnamon Teal, 8in x 10in, watercolor on board, ©Rebecca Latham

Water’s Edge – Cinnamon Teal, 8in x 10in watercolor on board, ©Rebecca Latham This piece just arrived in Texas at Whistle Pik Galleries.  I noticed I hadn’t painted a lot of ducks recently, which was unfortunate.  They are beautiful and always have a good bit of personality that shows through […] Read more »

Just Arrived: Pair of Works in Tulsa

Resting on the Ledge – Young Wolf, 6in x 8in watercolor on board with sterling silver I enjoyed watching this wolf on an overcast day as he played and explored.  After a great deal of activity, he slowed down and curled up on a stone ledge to rest – a […] Read more »

5 Reasons Why I Love Working With Watercolor

Why do I love watercolor? It is true, most people do not use watercolor in this way when they work.  Often I find that collectors are curious about my use of watercolors, why I use them, and how I stumbled upon what I do.  In earlier years, I have experimented […] Read more »

Rivalry and Competition

Rhapsody, 5"x7", watercolor on board, ©Rebecca Latham

Rhapsody, 6″x6″, watercolor on board with sterling silver, ©Rebecca Latham I am a part of a family of artists.  My Mother and sister paint.  Many of you may already know this. We have always shared a studio, or located our studios close to one another since I began painting, drawing, […] Read more »

Questions of Stress, Relief, and Relaxation

Dish of sepia and brush

Several good questions were presented over on Google+ last week.  ..so I thought I would post the response here for everyone who might be interested in the reply.. “A question: Is it stressful while you are painting and you are relieved when it is finished ? Or do you relax […] Read more »