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SPOONBILL BIRD ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

Spoonbill Bird original watercolor painting is 9 x 12 inches on Arches rough paper.   This is from a photo reference of my nephew who lives in Florida and takes amazing photos. Our duty, as men and women,  is to proceed as if limits to our ability did not exist.  We are collaborators in creation.  ( Pierre Teilhard de Chardin )

Two "Painted" Pink Roses Watercolor Painting

Two "Painted" Pink Roses watercolor painting is 8 x 10 inches on Arches rough paper.  Painting is a source of endless pleasure,  but also of great anguish.  ( Balthus )

HUMMINGBIRD WATERCOLOR PAINTING

Hummingbird watercolor painting is 8 x 10 inches approximately on Arches rough paper.   My daughter has a feeder on her deck and sitting there we can watch them with not only the feeder but her flowers in planters on there as well.   “may my faith always be at the end of the day like a hummingbird...returning to its favorite flower.”  Sanober Khan

Pink Dahlia Original Watercolor Painting

PINK DAHLIA original watercolor painting is 7.75 x 10 inches on Arches rough paper.  In watercolor, if you are not in trouble, then you're in trouble.  ( Selma Blackburn )

Cayman Island Bird Original Watercolor Painting

Cayman Island bird original watercolor painting is 5 x 7 inches and is actually a pigeon   Usually treated with disdain by many, I found some fun facts about pigeons - they life savers, for example, and used in the war and saved lives.   Here's the link:   http://www.pigeoncontrolresourcecentre.org/html/amazing-pigeon-facts.html#intelligent

Underwater Landscape Original Watercolor Painting

UNDERWATER LANDSCAPE original painting is 8 X 10 inches on Arches 140 lb paper.   I did this using a 'pour' and splatter technique with no preliminary drawing at all. “The measure of a life, after all,  is not its duration, but its donation.” Corrie ten Boom

BUTTERFLY ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

 BUTTERFLY original watercolor is 8 x 10 inches. "Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued,  is just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit quietly, may alight upon you." Nathaniel Hawthorne Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. Nathaniel Hawthorne Read more at: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/butterfly.html Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. Nathaniel Hawthorne Read more at: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/butterfly.html

STILL LIFE TOMATOES ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING

STILL LIFE TOMATOES original watercolor painting is 9 x 12 inches.   Gardening is cheaper than therapy and you get tomatoes.  ~Author Unknown

Red Rose Original Watercolor Painting

Red Rose original watercolor painting is 5 x 7 inches.   D rawing is feeling.  Color is an act of reason.  ( Pierre Bonnard )

MORNING GLORIES WATERCOLOR ORIGINAL PAINTING

Morning Glories original watercolor painting is 9 X 12 inches on Arches 140 lb paper. "Worry is like a rocking chair:  it keeps you moving but doesn't get you anywhere." Corrie ten Boom

Pale Pink Rose Original Watercolor Painting

Pale Pink Rose original watercolor painting is about 8 X 8 inches on Arches 140 lb paper. "Love is larger than the walls which shut it in." Corrie ten Boom

NEWFOUND LAKE, NH - Sandy Beach Original Watercolor Painting

Newfound Lake, NH, Sandy Beach, original watercolor painting is 11 X 15 and was a commissioned piece. “ And our wise Father in heaven knows  when we're going to need things too.  Don't run out ahead of him.” Corrie ten Boom

Tomatoes in the Sun Still Life Original Watercolor Painting

Tomatoes in the Sun original watercolor painting is 9 X 12 inches on Arches 140 lb paper.   “Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow,  it empties today of its strength.” Corrie ten Bloom