Tag Archives: colors

Spring Flowers

I knew that this bouquet of spring flowers was too gorgeous not to paint. They have been on my kitchen table, calling to me, for a few days. It was not until I read a post from a very talented … Continue reading

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Watercolor, pen and ink Lillies

      A scrumptious bit of color…   For 3 days I have drawn lilies. First in colored pencil, then in watercolor, then in pen and ink with a watercolor wash. Although not perfect, I think the final watercolor … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring

The moment I walked into my painting class yesterday I got nervous. I could smell the fragrance of the lilacs. I love lilacs but they sometimes cause me to have a sneezing fit which can be really embarrassing. Fortunately, yesterday … Continue reading

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A second value study

I did a second value study, again in ultramarine. This time I focused on a different type of tree. I found this excercise valuable in helping me to “see” the attributes of my subject more closely.

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Winter Study in Values

I am taking a series of workshops on Cape Cod with a wonderful instructor, Kate Aubrey. The most recent workshop focused on trees, outer shapes, bird holes, and values. Kate asked us to focus on lights, mediums and darks using … Continue reading

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