Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Great Blue Heron Original Watercolor Painting

Great Blue Heron original watercolor is 11.5 X 11.5 inches on Sennelier watercolor paper.    Walking at a Lincoln Woods with my dog, I spotted him and got a photo as he was fishing.    

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

Friday, October 16, 2015

HINGHAM HARBOR AND NEWFOUND LAKE ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING


HINGHAM HARBOR WATERCOLOR PAINTING
 

NEWFOUND LAKE WATERCOLOR PAINTING

A lake carries you into recesses of feeling otherwise impenetrable. ~William Wordsworth

These are both sold (commissioned work), both 5 X 7 inches.

If you have a favorite spot or a portrait you would like done, please contact me for more information or any questions you have about my work.  You can also visit my web site to see my work, including portraits of people as well pets.  

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Two Birds on A Branch Original Watercolor Painting

There are joys which long to be ours.  
God sends ten thousands truths,
 which come about us like birds seeking inlet;
 but we are shut up to them, 
and so they bring us nothing, 
but sit and sing awhile upon the roof,
 and then fly away.
  ~Henry Ward Beecher

Two Birds on A Branch original watercolor painting is 9 X 12 and currently on Ebay for sale.  

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Bird Watercolor Original Painting

 The moment a little boy is concerned with which is a jay
 and which is a sparrow, 
he can no longer see the birds or hear them sing.
  ~Eric Berne

Bird, original watercolor painting is 5 x 7 on Arches rough paper.


Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Still Life with Flowers and Pumpkins Original Watercolor Painting

Still life with Flowers and Pumpkins, original watercolor painting (5 x 7).

Oh how we love pumpkin season. 
You did know this gourd-ish squash has its own season, right?
 Winter, Spring, Summer, Pumpkin.... 
We anxiously anticipate it every year.
 ~Trader Joe’s Fearless Flyer, October 2010

Saturday, October 10, 2015

FALL PUMPKINS ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

 Besides the Autumn poets sing
A few prosaic days
A little this side of the snow
And that side of the Haze...
Grant me, Oh Lord, a sunny mind—
Thy windy will to bear!
~Emily Dickinson

FALL PUMPKINS original watercolor painting is 8 x 10 inches on arches rough paper.


Friday, October 9, 2015

HAWK ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

HAWK original watercolor painting ( 5 X 7 inches) on Arches 140 lb paper. 

You cannot take hawks without climbing some cliffs. - See more at: http://www.special-dictionary.com/proverbs/keywords/hawk/#sthash.yRNxUE9Z.dpuf
You cannot take hawks without climbing 
some cliffs.
Darkovan proverb
You cannot take hawks without climbing some cliffs. - See more at: http://www.special-dictionary.com/proverbs/keywords/hawk/#sthash.yRNxUE9Z.dpuf
You cannot take hawks without climbing some cliffs. - See more at: http://www.special-dictionary.com/proverbs/keywords/hawk/#sthash.yRNxUE9Z.dpuf

Saturday, October 3, 2015

SPRING ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

SPRING, an original watercolor painting, is my second attempt at a photo reference of my grandson as we walked one early spring morning. I loved this moment with my grandson as he sniffed the first blossoms of spring and I wanted to capture the feeling of it. I just went to a painting demo with Ted Nuttel and was inspired to attempt this again, but I don't think it's where I want it yet.  Also, was inspired by his words about his own (beautiful) paintings and the idea that he either hates his work 'a little or a lot" but is never quite satisfied.  We should always be striving to improve.  

- after 115 sittings for a portrait of Ambroise Vollard...
I am not altogether displeased with the shirt-front. (Paul Cezanne

Friday, October 2, 2015

NEW YORK REFLECTIONS, ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

NEW YORK REFLECTIONS, original watercolor painting is 18 X 24 inches.  I took this photo on one of the trips to the Salmagundi Club to see the  National Show there in the Spring.  

Towered cities please us then,
And the busy hum of men.
~John Milton

If you have any questions about this or any of my work, please contact me.

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