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COVERED BRIDGE WATERCOLOR PAINTING

Covered Bridge original watercolor painting ( 9 X 12 inches) "The grave itself is but a  covered bridge, Leading form light to light through a brief darkness." Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

FOGGY LANDSCAPE ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

    I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they  have to live than other things do. Willa Cather FOGGY LANDSCAPE original watercolor painting 7 x 10 inches I couldn't make up my mind on which quote is the best for this painting.    The fog comes on little cat feet.... Carl Sandburg  

DOG WATERCOLOR PAINTING

Dog watercolor painting is 7 x 10 inches.    No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you rich."     -Louis Sabin

SPLASHING IN THE SURF - Commissioned Watercolor Paintings

SPLASHING IN THE SURF watercolor paintings commissioned to be a matching set for another painting (below). “You cannot stop the waves, but you can learn to surf”   Jon Kabat-Zinn

Bird Watercolor Painting

[W]hat a severe yet master artist old Winter is....  No longer the canvas and the pigments,  but the marble and the chisel.  ~John Burroughs, "The Snow-Walkers," 1866 Bird watercolor painting (6 X 7 inches).  I'm not sure what this bird's name is -- looking at the Audubon identification it seems like it is  a  'alder flycatcher'.   It was -9 degrees this morning here in Rhode Island and -32 with the wind chill and I don't know how these birds endure it, but they are very happy with the feeder near my window. 

BLUE JAY ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

Blue Jay watercolor painting is 5 x 7 inches.   "Great things are not done by impulse,  but by a series of small things brought together." – Vincent van Gogh

STRAWBERRIES IN WHITE BOWL STILL LIFE WATERCOLOR PAINTING

STRAWBERRIES IN A WHITE BOWL original watercolor painting ( 7.75 X 7.75 inches) Sennelier paper. Each moment is just what it is. It might be the only moment of our life; it might be the only strawberry we'll ever eat. We could get depressed about it, or we could finally appreciate it and delight in the preciousness of every single moment of our life. Pema Chodron Read more at: http://www.azquotes.com/quotes/topics/strawberries.html "I'm a great believer in luck,  and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it." – Thomas Jefferson

FRUIT STILL LIFE ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

Love is a fruit in season at all times,  and within reach of every hand. -   Mother Teresa FRUIT STILL LIFE original watercolor painting is 7.75 X 7.75 inches on Sennelier watercolor paper.   

CARDINAL WATERCOLOR ORIGINAL PAINTING

"Find hope in the darkest of days, and focus on the brightest." Dalai Lama Cardinal original watercolor painting (7.75 x 7.75)  is of a female cardinal.  I have a bird feeder by my window and I love watching the birds as well as painting them.  We currently have snow on the ground so they really are loving that feeder. 

BROKEN Orginal Watercolor Painting

 BROKEN - original watercolor painting (9 x 12 inches) on Arches 140 lb watercolor painting. When arguing with a stone an egg is always wrong. African proverb