Category Archives: watercolor painting

Valentine Flowers

Happy Valentine’s Day to all my WordPress Friends! 8×10 Yupo, Windsor Newton Paints    

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Painting on Yupo

I love painting on Yupo. It allows me to play with my paints in a free and fanciful way.

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Tuscany Vase

Original photo taken with iPhone 6. If it wasn’t so tricky to drive in Tuscany I would spend every vacation in a four-wheeled vehicle driving through Italy. One needs to observe the rules of the road (different in the USA), and … Continue reading

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Sarasota in Flight

Suddenly I was surrounded by seagulls. They were flying around me. I snapped a photo. I have tried to capture, in watercolor, the gorgeous sun-drenched day as well as the sense of the birds flying all around. This is pen … Continue reading

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Clothesline Art Sale

   So we went to stay in south Florida to run away from the cold. The place we stayed had a “Clothesline Art Sale.”  We set up tables in front of the main house and suddenly there was art everywhere…oil … Continue reading

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A Great Painting Lesson

Tuscany Farmhouse I photographed a farmhouse last spring while driving though Radda in Tuscany, Italy. This section of the farmhouse is now housing chickens and it suggests a slightly abandoned, yet once beautiful, appeal. Lucky chickens!   This weekend I … Continue reading

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En Plein Air

For months, for a variety of reasons, I have not painted. A friend encouraged me to tote a borrowed easel and a stool, and paint at one of the local beaches.  I LOVED it!  I felt totally comfortable painting among … Continue reading

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