Tag Archives: landscape

Lush Surroundings

Two years ago I met a woman in Florida. I’ll call her S. S is 20 years my senior and I’m not so young!  We became great friends when I took a drawing class she was holding on the back … Continue reading

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Fanciful Contour Drawing

Contour drawing is fun. No outlining, just inside shapes. Then add values of light, medium and dark and watch the shapes appear. Suddenly there is depth. All you need is pen and ink and paper.

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Cinque Terre

I decided to work on Yupo paper again but this time I attempted a landscape of a small town.  IMHO, I think Yupo lends itself to more free-flowing subject matter (see my last few posts).  While I am less pleased … Continue reading

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Highland Lighthouse, Truro, Cape Cod

Revision #3 of my lighthouse painting for Jim, my brother-in-law, was a soothing project for this snowy, wintry day in Boston. Realizing I feel more fulfilled when I have an emotional attachment to my subject, I decided to pursue a … Continue reading

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Watercolor painting of Sandpipers on the coast of CA. Original Sandpiper photo is by a dear friend, Fredda Z.

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Gerbera Daisies Crimson/Orange

Gerbera Daisy, October 2012. My daughter’s favorite flower. The REAL daisies in their vase. Watercolor, pen & ink, 2012.

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A Kayak Collection

The three small pictures were not bright enough. On the fourth try, the big picture, I think I finally got the colors to represent the bright colors on the kayaks. Whew! Paines Creek, Cape Cod. Summer 2012.

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