Tuesday, July 28, 2015

HOME SWEET HOME

HOME SWEET HOME
Watercolor - 11x15

There is nothing like home. I have been blessed with a wonderful home and family growing up and now we have three wonderful children that still love to come home and visit!

Friday, July 24, 2015

The Sweet Smell of Roses

 
LOVE OF ROSES 
Watercolor - 11x15

"What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet."

Monday, July 20, 2015

PINK BLOOMS on Masa Paper

PINK BLOOMS
Watercolor on rice paper - 11x15

Pink Blooms was painted on masa paper, a type of rice paper that has a smooth surface. The paper was crumpled first to create cracks the surface for the watercolor paint to settle into, creating a soft, textured look.


Wednesday, July 15, 2015

TRANQUILITY

TRANQUILITY
Watercolor - 11x15

I had so much fun painting these crazy birds sitting in a tree with such jewel tone colors all around them!

Friday, July 10, 2015

SUMMER DELIGHT and Fun Colors

SUMMER DELIGHT
Watercolor - 11x15

I used a color combination that I don't normally paint with for Summer Delight - manganese blue, yellow ochre and hooker's green - and I was thrilled with the result. I noticed recently that I have painted a lot of pink flowers so I wanted shake things up a bit!

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Colorado Waterfall

SPLENDOR FALLS
Watercolor - 11x15

I love waterfalls no matter how small or big they are. Whether it is a small trickling stream or a huge majestic waterfall they are one of nature;s delights.

Friday, July 3, 2015