Author Archives: Jo Myers-Walker

Visiting Lussan via watercolor

Both of these scenes are from the restored medieval town of Lussan in southern France. Above:  I was fascinated with the door grillwork. These magnificent doorways were very old and imposing. Below:  La Petite Auberge de Lussan is a small … Continue reading

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Current events

The Iowa Watercolor Society’s online Members Show includes one of my South Beach-inspired paintings. Take a virtual stroll through a variety of works by artists throughout the state! February’s Zoom watercolor classes continue our “staycation” theme, and we’re going abroad for … Continue reading

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The class visits Italy

My watercolor class “staycation” continues! These sketches and paintings from recent weeks feature views of the Italian countryside, which I visited during a Franciscan Pilgrimage to Assisi several years back. During that trip our group traveled in vans and we … Continue reading

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Class trip

I decided we needed a “staycation” break in my Zoom watercolor classes, so this month we’re going abroad for our painting subjects! Recently we used this scene of Rue Martainville in Rouen, France. I visited Rouen for a month in … Continue reading

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Thankful

I was at Iowa Artisans Gallery (Iowa City, IA) with safety measures in place for Saturday’s Eastside Artists Downtown Art Crawl. It was wonderful to be in the Gallery with all the color for a one-day show. I sat behind … Continue reading

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Lucky’s Feet

I’m pleased to share with you a new book for which I was the illustrator. “Lucky’s Feet” is a children’s book based on the true story of a boy whose clubfoot condition was treated using the Ponseti method to allow … Continue reading

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October at the Octagon Shop

It was fun reconnecting with the Octagon Shop in downtown Ames (413 Douglas Avenue, Ames, IA) which is featuring my artwork during the month of October. Plus, my work in the shop is 15% off, now through November 2020. From their Facebook … Continue reading

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Looking forward to Monday

Update:  Check out the Classes and Events page for updated class times and prices! I’ve been working on this sketch for Monday’s class. There are three “Simply Watercolor” Zoom classes left this month — Mondays, October 12, 19, and 26, 2020; … Continue reading

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Autumn barn (Zoom class on Saturday)

Update:  Check out the Classes and Events page for updated class times and prices! For Saturday’s class: A little architecture in the Fall with a barn! We will discuss perspective. I’m teaching a Zoom class this Saturday, October 10, 2020, 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. … Continue reading

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Simply Watercolor (Zoom classes in October)

Update:  Check out the Classes and Events page for updated class times and prices! Mondays in October, I’m offering “Simply Watercolor,” a series of one-hour online watercolor classes via Zoom. Classes will be from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. CDT (Central Daylight … Continue reading

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