Using a warm and lively palette, Jacqueline Newbold is known for her colorful watercolor paintings. She enjoys painting the dramatic skies over the Cascade Mountains, fields of red poppies, rows of lavender leading to a rustic barn and charming café scenes.
Much of her inspiration comes from her travels. While traveling, she takes along her painting supplies and art journal, all fitting in her backpack. She makes time to experiment with various creative ways to combine watercolor with mixed-media, adding vitality and life to her travel journals.
“I look for the beauty present before me and then enhance it with even more color. I try to portray more than it is in a fun and imaginative way,”
Jacqueline is a member of the Red Chair Gallery in Bend, the Watercolor Society of Oregon and the High Desert Art League. She teaches watercolor workshops at her Tumalo studio, the Art Unraveled Art Retreats in Phoenix, the Art & Soul Retreats in Portland and online with the Artful
Gathering Art Retreat.
She has conducted watercolor workshops in Provence, France and Orvieto, Italy. Her Interweave Workshop DVD: Art Journals On-The-Go: How to pack, prep, paint, and more as well as her self-published book, Watercolor Journeys, are helpful guides for beginning to advanced
Jacqueline has written many articles about keeping a watercolor travel journal and her art has been featured in magazines such as Somerset Studio’s Art Journaling, Interweave Press’s Cloth Paper Scissors and Studios. Watch for her upcoming article in the July/August issue of the Cloth Paper Scissors magazine. Her painting, Looking Up will be included in the new Splash 18 book, the Best of Watercolor, July 2017.
“I am happiest when I am painting, when I can get lost in my art. Each drawing I make, each painting I paint, brings me joy,” she offers.