Oberg Mountain


Oberg Mountain | watercolor | Jeffrey Smith

Hiking along the trails of the Oberg Mountain always reminds me of the scenery from the elf forest in Lord of the Rings. There is something magical and beautiful about the filtered light as it passes through the tree branches. It is one of my favorite spots along the North Shore of Lake Superior. This …
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Watercolor Self Portrait


Jeffrey Smith | watercolor self portrait

I created this self-portrait using watercolor and gouache after reading an article by artist Burton Silverman. In it, he talked about working with watercolor on bristol paper. He made such a convincing argument for trying bristol paper because of the ability to lift color off from the surface. I had to give it a try. …
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