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Virga over the Pecos

I’ve always been fascinated–and somewhat frustrated–by the phenomenon of virga. Because there could be so much MORE water if it just made it to the ground! Living in New Mexico, we saw it a lot though. Virga is when you can see that it’s raining but the rain doesn’t reach the ground. Generally it’s an…

Tips to Paint Blue Skies in Pastel

‘Simple’ Blue Skies in Pastel Beginners often struggle with painting skies in pastel at first… That gorgeous blue pastel, when scrubbed all over the paper, just looks a bit, well, boring. It’s not really believable. Here’s a video to help you discover how to make a beautiful, believable blue sky in pastel! Subscribe to Blog…