A trip to Paso Robles and Big Sur

Recently Cathy has gone out into the big world again and traveled to bring in new inspiration to her artwork and come up with more great...

Sketches from Canadian Rockies Part 2

We told you we would be back with more Sketches and Watercolors from Cathy’s trip to Calgary! We hope you enjoy them as much as we do....

Sketches from Canadian Rockies

Excited to see some of Cathy’s Sketches and Watercolors? In August of 2015 she took a trip on the Rocky Mountaineer from Vancouver to...

Cathy’s Sketches

Last week we talked about where Cathy goes to get inspiration for her sketches that eventually turn into her paintings, but what do these...

Maui Watercolor Sketches: Part 2

About a week ago I showed you Part 1 to my Maui Watercolor sketch book from when I vacationed in Maui and sketched all of the beautiful...

Santa Fe Watercolor Sketchbook 2008

Visiting Santa Fe is alway a high point for the year. Such a beautiful place full of unique painting opportunities.  The light and colors...

Santa Fe 2004/2005

Here is and older sketchbook done in Santa Fe, New Mexico in 2004-2005. As with all the sketchbooks, they are a place to gather ideas and...

Making a painting from Cancun

In July Brian and I took a trip to Cancun. It was our first time there and so we were anxious to explore and see all we could. On a day...

A trip to Cancun – Cenotes

We are now back from an amazing trip to Cancun. We spent a few days beaching it, but most of our time was spent on adventure tours and we...

Rancho Mirage, Torrey Pines 2010

Rancho Mirage, Torrey Pines 2010 p3 Java Jolt by Cathy Carey ©2014 Rancho Mirage is a favorite spot for me, the start of many painting...

Maui December 2008

Maui Dec 2008 p1 This is a sketchbook I did while on vacation on the Hawaiian Island of Maui in 2008.  We were escaping a big storm in...

Glen Ivy and Borrego Desert

Glen Ivy Borrego p1.jpg Glen Ivy and Borrego Desert are inspirational spots for me,  where I can be in the quiet and see the palms sway,...