Saturday, January 18, 2020

FLORAL ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

Floral painting, original watercolor, 9 x 12 inches.


God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars.
Martin Luther

Friday, January 17, 2020

ROBINS NESTING ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

Robins Nesting original watercolor 9 x 12 inches.


I think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird and not enough the bad luck of the early worm.  Franklin D Roosevelt

Thursday, January 16, 2020

GREEN SEA TURTLES ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

Green Sea Turtles original watercolor painting, 9 x 12 inches.


You must not lose faith in humanity.  Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.   
Mahatma Gandhi

Thursday, January 9, 2020

SONG BIRD ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

SONG BIRD original watercolor 6 x 6 inches.  Now this bird is happy.

"It sings because it has a song."
anonymous

BLUE BIRD ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

BLUE BIRD original watercolor painting 8 x 10 inches.  He looks a little grumpy.  

"I woke up early, there was no worm."
grumpy bird sayings (who knew?)

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

MORNING MIST ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR LANDSCAPE

MORNING MIST original watercolor landscape, 9 x 12 inches.

A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you are looking down, you cannot see something that is above you.”
C.S. Lewis,
Mere Christianity

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

BEACH SNOW ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR SEASCAPE

BEACH SNOW original watercolor winter seascape, 9 x 12 inches on 140 pound paper.

"Nothing burns like the cold."
- George R.R. Martin

Thursday, January 2, 2020

GREY LONG HAIR CAT ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

GREY LONG HAIR CAT original watercolor painting is 8 x 10 inches on Arches 140 lb paper.

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

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

DOWNY WOODPECKER ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

DOWNY WOODPECKER original watercolor painting is 6 x 9 inches on Arches 140 lb paper.

Even the woodpecker owes his success to the fact that he uses his head and keeps pecking away until he finishes the job he started.
Coleman Cox

Monday, December 30, 2019

BIRD COMMON RED POLL ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

COMMON RED POLL bird original watercolor painting is 8 x 10 inches on Arches 140 lb paper.

Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.
Salvadore Dali

Friday, December 20, 2019

BLUE BIRD #3 ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

BLUE JAY original watercolor painting is 8 x 10 inches on Arches 140 lb paper.

"...A bluejay hasn't any more principle than an ex-congressman, and he will steal, deceive and betray four times out of five; and as for the sacredness of an obligation, you cannot scare him in the detail of principle."
 Mark Twain

Thursday, December 19, 2019

HIBISCUS AND HUMMINGBIRD ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTINGS

HIBISCUS AND HUMMINGBIRD original watercolor painting is 8 x 10 inches on Arches 140 lb paper.

"..may my faith always be
at the end of the day

like a hummingbird...returning
to its favorite flower.”
Sanober Khan

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

RED CARDINAL # 1 AND #2 ORIGINAL PAINTINGS


CARDINAL #1 AND #2 /male and female cardinals, original watercolor paintings on Arches 140 lb paper are both 6 X 7 inches.

No matter what yesterday was like,
birds always start the new day with a song...

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

"CATTITUDE" ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

CATTITUDE - original watercolor painting is 8 x 10 inches on Arches 140 lb paper.

"Cats randomly refuse to follow orders to prove they can.” ― Ilona Andrews

Monday, December 16, 2019

SLEIGH RIDE WATERCOLOR PAINTING ORIGINA

SLEIGH RIDE original watercolor painting is 8 x 10 inches on Arches 140 lb paper.  

"....The horse knows the way
To carry the sleigh,
Through the white and drifted snow."
Lydia M. Child

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Wild Cat Original Watercolor Painting

Wild Cat original watercolor is 6.5  x 10 inches.  I don't know what kind of cat this is.  When I used the google identifier, it came up with three different possibilities, two of which were extinct, and an ocelot.  This doesn't look like the ocelots that I have seen pictures of. 

“Not every puzzle is intended to be solved. Some are in place to test your limits. Others are, in fact, not puzzles at all...”
Vera Nazarian,
 

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

BARRED OWL #2 ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

BARRED OWL #2 original watercolor painting is 9 x 12 inches on Arches 140 lb watercolor paper.  

African Proverb: The owl is the wisest of all birds because the more it sees the less it talks.

Monday, November 11, 2019

BOWL OF APPLES IN SUN WATERCOLOR PAINTING ORIGINAL

BOWL OF APPLES IN SUN original watercolor painting is 8 x 11 inches on Arches 140 lb paper.  For sale on Ebay or email me if you're interested and we can arrange payment for this (or any of my paintings not sold) through Paypal via invoice.

Surely the apple is the noblest of fruits.

I haven't posted (or painted) in a while.  I have been recuperating from back surgery and very happy with the results.   :)

Monday, September 30, 2019

River Otter Original Watercolor Painting

River Otter original watercolor painting, 6 x 9 inches, on Arches 140 lb paper.


We [Americans] are game-playing, fun loving creatures; we are the otters of the universe.  Richard Bach

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Grey/White Cat Original Watercolor Painting

Grey/White Cat original watercolor painting, 6 x 9 inches, on Arches 140 pound paper.


An animal’s eyes have the power to speak a great language.  Marin Buber