Monday, May 29, 2017

FLYING BLUE HERON ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

GREAT BLUE HERON in flight about 8 x 10 inches on Arches 140 lb paper.

Creativity is the Blue Heron within us waiting to fly; through her imagination, all things become possible.”

Nadia Janice Brown


Saturday, May 20, 2017

COWS IN THE SUN ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

Cows in the Sun original watercolor is about 9 x 12 inches on Arches 140 lb paper.  

A sense of curiosity is nature's original school of education. ~Smiley Blanton

Friday, May 12, 2017

LAVENDER SUNSET ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

LAVENDER SUNSET original watercolor painting is 10 x 14 inches on Arches 140 lb paper.

Two things are infinite: 
the universe and human stupidity;
 and I'm not sure about the universe.
Albert Einstein

Friday, May 5, 2017

PANTHER - FLORIDA EVERGLADES ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

PANTHER - FLORIDA EVERGLADES original watercolor painting 8 x 9 inches on Arches 140 lb paper.

The important thing is not to stop questioning.
 Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
Albert Einstein

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

SUNFLOWERS IN GLASS VASE ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

SUNFLOWERS IN GLASS VASE original watercolor painting is approximately 9 X 12 inches on Arches 140 lb paper.  I have cropped off the glass vase here as I really don't think it adds to the painting at all. 

"As a human being, one has been endowed with just enough intelligence to be able to see clearly how utterly inadequate that intelligence is when confronted with what exists."
Albert Einstein

Monday, May 1, 2017

YELLOW TULIPS ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

YELLOW TULIPS ON CHECKERED CLOTH original watercolor painting (13 x 13 inches) on Sennelier watercolor paper.

Earth laughs in flowers. 
~Ralph Waldo Emerson, 


Wednesday, April 26, 2017

GREAT BLUE HERONS ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

GREAT BLUE HERONS original watercolor painting is 9 x 10.75 inches on Arches 140 lb paper.  This is from one of my nephew's amazing photos, Robert Parrott.   


Faith is the bird that feels the light
when the dawn is still dark.
Rabindranath Tagore
Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark. Rabindranath Tagore
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Friday, April 21, 2017

FRIENDS ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

original watercolor painting
9 x 12 inches

"If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans."
―James Herriot

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

SPRING CROCUS #2 ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING


original watercolor
9 x 12 inches

April prepares her green traffic light and the world thinks Go. ~Christopher Morley, John Mistletoe

Sunday, April 9, 2017

STILL LIFE APPLE AND POT ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

STILL LIFE APPLE AND POT original watercolor painting is 9 x 12 inches on Arches 140 lb paper.

Watercolors is the first and the last thing an artist does. 

Monday, April 3, 2017

STILL LIFE WITH FLOWERS AND TEA CUP ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

STILL LIFE WITH FLOWERS AND TEA CUP original watercolor painting is 12 x 12 inches Sennelier watercolor paper.

You can never get a cup of tea large enough
 or a book long enough to suit me.”
C.S. Lewis

Saturday, March 25, 2017

YELLOW/ORANGE ROSE AND BUDS ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

YELLOW ORANGE ROSE AND BUDS original watercolor painting is 9 x 12 inches on Arches 140 lb paper.

It is the time you have spent on your rose 
that makes her so important.     
Antoine De Saint-Exup_ry

Friday, March 24, 2017

POLYANTHUS FLOWER WATERCO;OR PAINTING

POLYANTHUS FLOWER original watercolor painting is 7 x 10 inches.



"Come, gentle spring! ethereal mildness, come,"
James Thomson

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

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