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Lilies

Still working on Lilies. Lots of layering of soft undertones and deeper color for contour and shading.

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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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Summer Flowers 3

I am continuing on with flower studies, although probably I should think about snowy landscapes outside my window in Boston. This is a blue glazed glass vase again filled with fresh flowers. The shadows got a bit mushed, but fun … Continue reading

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Summer Flowers 2

The colder the weather gets the more color I need surrounding me. I feel better when there are flowers near by, I have bright color clothing available, and I remember to apply some light makeup. Winter can be gorgeous but … Continue reading

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Summer Flowers 1

Nothing like summer bouquets to remind one that snow is temporary! 🙂

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Fading Mums

I painted this watercolor of fading chrysanthemums after visiting a spectacular display of watercolors at the Newton Public Library in Newton, MA.  Judy Metcalfe, the artist, inspired me to try my hand at observing glass and light more closely. Judy is a … Continue reading

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Lilies, Amazing Blooms

Lilies are magnificent flowers that command attention wherever they are planted. True lilies grow from plump, scaly bulbs. They have always been one of my garden favorites. Lily flowers are valued for their very showy, often fragrant flowers. The 6 … Continue reading

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