Monday, January 30, 2012

Partners in Crime Watercolor Painting


Partners in Crime watercolor painting of a dog, kittens and sneakers is 9 x 12 inches on Arches 140 lb paper and part of the Wet Canvas weekend drawing event.  I actually combined 3 photos for this.  

Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.  ~Colette

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Sunday, January 29, 2012

Plains Sunset Watercolor Painting


Plains Sunset watercolor painting is 11 x 15 inches on Arches 140 lb paper. 

Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Henry Rollins

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Friday, January 27, 2012

North Light House Original Watercolor Painting

North Lighthouse, Block Island  original watercolor painting is 18 X 24 inches.  This is a different sky than a previous painting I did of this same spot.  The photo is brighter on the bottom left than it should be because of the artificial lighting.  I've been doing skies all week after watching Johannes Vloothuis webinar.  Lots of good information.  :)

"Only dead fish swim with the stream."
--Anonymous

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Sunday, January 22, 2012

Sunset on the Beach Watercolor Painting

 Sunset on the Beach watercolor painting is 10.5 x 14.5 inches on Arches 140 lb paper.   I watched a webinar by Johannes Vioothuis  at Wet Canvas Live sponsored by F & W Media of Artists Magazine.  The third and final one is next Saturday.   After watching the classes I looked at my original painting (posted below--Sunset at the Beach).  I washed that painting out (it is gone!) and repainted but the result was too muddy and overworked so I started over again with a fresh sheet of paper.  This came out the best of the three.  :-)

Do it no matter what. If you believe in it,
it is something very honorable. If somebody around 
you or your family does not understand it, then that's
their problem. But if you do have a passion, an honest passion, just do it.
Mario Andretti

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Saturday, January 21, 2012

Sunflower in Red Original Watercolor Painting

Sunflower in Red original watercolor painting is 9 x 12 inches on Arches 140 lb paper.   
*SOLD*
Earth laughs in flowers.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Friday, January 20, 2012

Bird in a Tree Original Watercolor Painting

Bird in a Tree watercolor painting is 7 x 10 inches on Arches 140 lb paper.  I had a lot of fun doing this one--I think I like all the lines and blotches of colors - almost like an abstract.   I also love my new paints!  
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap,
but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson

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Thursday, January 19, 2012

Bridge Watercolor Painting

Bridge watercolor painting is 5 x 7 inches and the last of the WDE (weekend drawing event) from Wet Canvas.      Anyone start any resolutions for the new year and already started tripping up? --this is for you:
"For all of us who fail at one thing or another,
take heart in one fact.  In baseball, you can fail two out
of three times at the plate and still make a few million dollars a year."
----author unknown

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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Bottles Watercolor Painting

 Bottles watercolor painting is 5 x 7 inches on Arches 140 lb paper.  This is also part of the Wet Canvas weekend drawing event.   The challenge presented by the host was to do a monochromatic (one color).

Don't try to recreate something you've done
before. Challenge yourself constantly. 
Suzanne Partridge


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Monday, January 16, 2012

Jamestown Rocks Watercolor Painting

Jamestown Rocks watercolor painting is 9 x 12 inches on Arches 140 pound paper.  
"I don't let my mouth say nothin'
my head can't stand."
Louis Armstrong

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Saturday, January 14, 2012

Flowers on the Fence Original Watercolor Painting

Flowers on the Fence is 12 X 16 inches on Arches 140 pound paper.   These roses were the last ones of summer on Block Island - growing behind the Spring House on Block Island-just an unexpected spray of beauty gone wild.
What is a sketch but a moment's passion, searching for the truth.
Stephen Aitken

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Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Dahlia Watercolor Painting

Dahlia watercolor painting is 9 x12 on Arches 140 lb paper.   This is also part of a weekend drawing event on Wet Canvas.    

The past has flown away.  The coming month
and year do not exist.  Ours only is the present's tiny point.
Mahmud Shabistari

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Monday, January 9, 2012

Sunset at the Beach Watercolor Painting

Sunset on the Beach watercolor painting is 12 X 16 inches on Arches 140 lb paper.  This is from a Wet Canvas weekend drawing event. 

Sunsets are so beautiful that they almost seem 
as if we were looking through the gates of Heaven.
John Lubbock 

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Saturday, January 7, 2012

Mandevilla Vine Watercolor Painting

Mandevilla Vine watercolor painting is 12 x 13 inches on Arches 140 pound paper. This is from one of my photos of one of three plants that I had on my patio during the summer.   Unfortunately, they were too big to bring inside for winter....

Every winter,
When the great sun has turned his face away,
The earth goes down into a vale of grief,
And fasts, and weeps, and shrouds herself in sables,
Leaving her wedding-garlands to decay -
Then leaps in spring to his returning kisses.
~Charles Kingsley
 
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Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Gold and Silver Fish Watercolor Painting

 Gold and Silver Fish watercolor painting, photo reference from Wet Canvas weekend drawing event.   I used a silver/blue iridescent paint on the back ground, which you really can't see in the photo of the artwork, and which is very subtle even looking at the artwork.  

"Earth has no sorrow that 
heaven cannot heal."
Thomas Moore

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Monday, January 2, 2012

Overlooking The Garden Watercolor Painting

Overlooking The Garden watercolor painting is 9 x 12 on Arches 140 lb paper.  This is at the Mannases Hotel on Block Island and the flower is a Mandevilla Vine, on a beautiful summer afternoon.   

New Year's Day is every man's birthday.  ~Charles Lamb  

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