Great News !

We were waiting for the news, and we’ve got it! Cathy will be showing in the San Diego County fair this year and we are so excited. The...

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...

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...

New Paintings Finished in June

I was able to reach my goal of 4 – 5 finished paintings. June was a good month, I got a lot done. Finished three older paintings from...

Coyote Joy

Last night as I was falling asleep with Yogi my Golden Retriever at my feet, I could hear the yelps and joyful little barks of a pack of...

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,...

Georgia Sketchbook by Cathy Carey

In late Spring of 2005 Brian and I went to Georgia, it was a chance for him to take a dedicated golf course at the Ritz Carleton, (WOW)...

Spain Watercolor Sketchbook 2010

Spain Sketchbook 2010 – page 1 We took off for the month of September 2011 and traveled to Spain. From Barcelona to Majorca, then Sevilla...

Alaska Sketchbook 2006

Alaska 2006 Sketchbook – Vancouver Island I was last in Alaska in 2006 to take a cruise through the Northwest Passage. It was incredibly...