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Woodpeckers Original Watercolor Painting

WOODPECKERS original watercolor painting is 8 x 10 inches on Arches 140 lb paper.   T o one who has faith, no explanation is necessary.  To one without faith, no explanation is possible.  ( St. Thomas Aquinas )

HIBISCUS ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

HIBISCUS original watercolor painting 9 x 11 inches on Arches 140 lb paper.   Oh, beauty, ever ancient and ever new.  ( Saint Augustine )

TIGER LILIES ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

TIGER LILIES original watercolor painting is 9 x 11 inches.  All my best thoughts were stolen by the ancients.  ( Ralph Waldo Emerson )

SPARROW ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

Sparrow original watercolor painting is 9 x 11 inches on Arches 140 lb paper.   Be loyal to what you love,  be true to the earth,  fight your enemies with passion and laughter.  ( Edward Abbey )

GRAPES WATERCOLOR PAINTING ORIIGNAL

GRAPES original watercolor painting is 9 x 12 inches. There is no failure. Only feedback.  ( Robert G. Allen )

TURTLES IN UNDERWATER SCENE WATERCOLOR PAINTING

TURTLES IN UNDERWATER SCENE original watercolor painting is 9 x 12 inches on Arches 140 lb paper.  If you want something really important to be done  you must not merely satisfy the reason,  you must move the heart also.  ( Mahatma Gandhi )

Bison Watercolor Painting

Bison watercolor painting is 10 x 14 inches.   I did a Lian Quan Zhen's DVD demo doing one painting and then using my own photos and background mountains I did another on my own trying to practice what I learned with the first.   I can't wait to try this on my other animal paintings.   This colorful loose technique is adding a lot of excitement to what I've been doing thus far...... " There is some reason, obviously, that you are drawn to your material, but the way in which you explore it might come to be quite different from what you would expect." ( Ann Beattie )

Owl in Pine Tree Watercolor Painting

Owl in Pine Tree watercolor painting is 9 x 12. Illusions are art,  for the feeling person,  and it is by art that we live,  if we do.  ( Elizabeth Bowen )

Crab Watercolor Painting

Crab watercolor painting is 9 x 12 inches on Arches hot press paper.   It's a matter of simplifying.  Practice removing extraneous ideas...  until you have only what's needed to express a simple thought.  ( Leo Babauta )