Author Archives: Jo Myers-Walker

A road map for painting

People bring in a photo to class of what they want to paint, and it can be scary to look at and try to figure out where to begin. Often a photo is way too busy. Select what’s important — … Continue reading

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Watercolor for all seasons

Despite the arctic weather we’ve been having, the new classes are going well because people are staying in and painting! This session I divided my courses between Watercolor Landscape, and Watercolor Portrait Painting.

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Graduation day

Celebrating my graduation from Progressive Rehab! Physical therapists Lori and Brittany got me back on my feet after two knee surgeries, lower back and hamstring pain. They always made me feel like I could do it — it just hurts … Continue reading

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With bells on

Wishing you times of joy and celebration!

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New page: Creating for a Cause (sticky post)

Looking for products with a purpose, or the chance to create for a cause? The new page Creating for a Cause highlights a special collection of notecards, scarves, and bags featuring images from my artwork, developed to promote awareness and … Continue reading

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Crazy for cardinals

(Above left)  The postcard for this year’s Eastside Artists Annual Show & Sale features my cardinal painting. I sent them three to choose from, and they picked this slightly frumpy young bird with his feathers a little ruffled. (Above right)  … Continue reading

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Scarf sneak peek

We had a good day at Wheatsfield on Saturday! I’ve been introducing tote bags and scarves printed with my artwork, to complement the “Notecards for a cause.” Proceeds from all these items will go toward awareness of human trafficking, starting … Continue reading

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A larger perspective

I had a chance to see my stretched polyester prints in a grand space when I was one of several artists featured in a show at Grand Living at Bridgewater, in Coralville. This room is an area for performances such … Continue reading

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Janet Rogers workshop

Nationally-known watercolorist Janet Rogers served as judge for this year’s Iowa Watercolor Society (IWS) Annual Exhibition, and I attended one of the workshops she taught in conjunction with the IWS annual meeting. I have been teaching and drawing from a … Continue reading

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A few more at the reunion

I was Vice President of my high school class in 1963, so it was about time I was on the reunion committee! With our high school days getting more distant, I brought along ten “teachers” to help stir our memories … Continue reading

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