Thursday, March 23, 2017

YELLOW ROSE ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

YELLOW ROSE ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING is 7 x 8 inches on Arches 140 lb paper.

There is simply the rose; 
it is perfect in every moment of its existence.     
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

EVENING GROSBEAK ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

EVENING GROSBEAK original watercolor painting is about 6.5 x 6.5 on Arches 140 lb paper.

Only one thing has to matter for everything to matter.

Monday, March 20, 2017

TERRIER ON SQUIRREL WATCH ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

TERRIER ON SQUIRREL WATCH original watercolor is 6.5 x 6.5 inches, Arches 140 lb paper.

"Whoever said you can't buy happiness
 forgot about little puppies."
    -Gene Hill

Sunday, March 12, 2017

RAINY DAY IN NYC ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

RAINY DAY IN NYC original watercolor painting is 10 x 14 inches on Arches 140 lb paper. 

Give me such shows — 
give me the streets of Manhattan! 
Walt Whitman

Friday, March 10, 2017

CAVALIER SPANIEL DOG ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

CAVALIER SPANIEL DOG original watercolor painting is 9 x12 inches on Arches140 lb paper.

“You think those dogs will not be in heaven! 
I tell you they will be there long before any of us.”
Robert Louis Stevenson

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

PURPLE FINCH ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

PURPLE FINCH original watercolor painting (6.5 x 8.5 inches) on arches 140 pound paper.

Continuous effort----
not strength or intelligence---
is the key to unlocking your potential.
Winston Churchill

Monday, March 6, 2017

IRISH HARP ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

Irish Harp and Girl original watercolor painting 11 X 13 inches on Arches 140 lb paper.

The harp at Nature’s advent strung
Has never ceased to play;
The song the stars of morning sung
Has never died away.
~ John Greenleaf Whittier

Sunday, March 5, 2017

STILL LIFE WITH PEACHES AND GRAPES ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

STILL LIFE WITH PEACHES AND GRAPES original watercolor painting is 10 x 13 inches on Arches 140 pound paper.   

The sun, with all those planets revolving 
around it and dependent on it, 
can still ripen a bunch of grapes 
as if it had nothing else in the universe to do.
Galileo Galilei

Friday, February 24, 2017

BOSTON TERRIER DOG PORTRAIT ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

BOSTON TERRIER dog portrait original watercolor is 9 x 12 inches,   

“All his life he tried to be a good person. 
Many times, however, he failed.
For after all, he was only human. He wasn't a dog.”
Charles M. Schulz

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

FLORAL BOUQUET - LILACS ORIIGNAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

FLORAL BOUQUET - LILACS original watercolor painting is 9 x 12 inches.

I love spring anywhere,
 but if I could choose I would always greet it in a garden. 
~Ruth Stout

Monday, February 13, 2017

NEWPORT SUNSET ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

NEWPORT SUNSET original watercolor painting is 10 x14 on Arches 140 pound paper. 

In every outthrust headland, 
in every curving beach, 
in every grain of sand
 there is the story of the earth. 
Rachel Carson

Sunday, February 12, 2017

AMARYLLIS FLOWER ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

AMARYLLIS FLOWER original watercolor painting is 4 x 6 inches on Arches 140 pound paper.

I must have flowers, always, and always.”
Claude Monet

Thursday, February 9, 2017

ASPEN TREES WATERCOLOR PAINTING

ASPEN TREES watercolor painting is 10 x 14 inches on Arches 140 lb paper. 

There is always Music amongst the trees in the Garden, 
but our hearts must be very quiet to hear it. 
~Minnie Aumonier


Tuesday, February 7, 2017

TIGER CAT WATERCOLOR PAINTNG

TIGER CAT original watercolor painting is 9 x 12 on Arches 140 lb paper.  I love the way cats pose so nicely....

There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats." - Albert Schweitzer

Friday, February 3, 2017

CASTAWAY KEY WATERCOLOR PAINTING ORIGINAL

CASTAWAY KEY original watercolor painting is 9 x 12.  This was posted on Wet Canvas  for the "All Media weekend drawing event". I have a similar photo of this spot  - nice memories on a cold February day. 

"The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination 
and brings eternal joy to the soul."
— Wyland, Marine Life Artist

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

ROOSTER WATERCOLOR PAINTING

ROOSTER watercolor painting is 9 x 12 inches.  I used a modified 'splash' technique with this.   The scan kind of cuts off the top of it and the little bit of leg showing. 

Attitude is a little thing

that makes a big difference.

Winston Churchill



Friday, January 27, 2017

GREY CAT ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

GREY CAT original watercolor painting is 8 x 8 inches on Arches 140 lb paper.

No heaven will not ever Heaven be
Unless my cats are there to welcome me.
~Author Unknown

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

PINK WATER LILY ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

PINK WATER LILY original watercolor painting is 6 x 6 inches on Aquaboard attached to its own frame as in the photo.  


 Yes, if I were a water-lily, I'd sail to sea in state--
A green frog for my captain -- and a dragon-fly for my mate!
John Chipman Farrar




Tuesday, January 17, 2017

LIONESS ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

LIONESS original watercolor painting is 9 x 12 inches on Arches 140 pound paper.  

A lion doesn't concern itself with the opinion of sheep.”
George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

Sunday, January 8, 2017

TANGERINES WITH BLUE BACKGROUND WATERCOLOR PAINTING

Tangerines with Blue Background watercolor painting is 9 x 12 inches on Arches 140 lb paper. 

A mind without instruction can no more bear fruit than can a field, however fertile, without cultivation. 
Cicero

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