Author Archives: Jo Myers-Walker

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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New Zoom class dates

I’ve scheduled upcoming Zoom classes through December! Check out the Classes and Events page for information on: Simply Watercolor, 1 hour on Monday afternoons Watercolor In Depth, 2 hours on Saturday mornings

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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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Trees of the season

Update:  Check out the Classes and Events page for updated class times and prices! Previous post:  I’ve scheduled a Zoom watercolor class for Wednesday, September 30, 2020, from 1:00 –3:00 p.m. (Central Daylight Time). This time we’ll be working with trees in watercolor … Continue reading

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Welcoming autumn in Amana

I had the honor of painting the label artwork for this year’s Oktoberfest wine from Ackerman Winery in Amana, Iowa. The winery, in business since 1956, is known for their sweet fruit wines and adventurous varieties. They describe 2020’s Oktoberfest … Continue reading

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Garden scene for Zoom class

Update:  Check out the Classes and Events page for updated class times and prices! I’ve been working on the sketch, first wash, and second wash of this backyard garden scene for my Zoom watercolor class. I send the images to … Continue reading

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