Author Archives: Jo Myers-Walker

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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Watercolor classes via Zoom

Update:  Check out the Classes and Events page for updated class times and prices! Previous post:  I’m staying connected with students by offering watercolor classes online using Zoom! They are happening on a weekly basis; the day varies. I send … Continue reading

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Art on the square

Art Domestique, “the gallery on the square” in Washington, Iowa, is featuring my watercolor paintings in the show Imagination Unbinds Hope (“colorful narratives to lift your spirits”!) through July 29, 2020. (Update: this exhibit has now ended. “Thank you” to Art … Continue reading

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Adaptive cycling

Last summer my family pitched in to help me get a new ride, a yellow trike with two big wheels in back and a basket with plenty of room for art supplies. This summer it’s residing at my daughter’s nearby, … Continue reading

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Watercolor process demo

Check out my painting demonstration on YouTube! I recorded myself working at home, and media consultant Devin Walker (my son) gave me technical advice and edited the video into its final form. As I’m painting I describe the process of … Continue reading

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