Tag Archives: still life


I love to paint, but I miss drawing. Today I took out my Micron Pigma pens. Finding a subject wasn’t difficult. On my counter I spotted some Trader Joe’s pumpkins and gourds along with some rich-looking Bittersweet that my husband … Continue reading

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My First Piece of Art in a Juried Show!

Should you happen visit Cape Cod next weekend please join me at the Falmouth Art Guild on September 26th, Friday from 5 to 7 pm.   My painting, “Dahlias” will be part of a juried multi-media show called “Petals and Palettes.” … 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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Summer Lilies, pen and ink

I spotted these gorgeous lilies sitting on my neighbor’s sun deck. My goal is to paint the flowers using watercolor paint. But first I wanted to complete a black and white study.  The color of the flowers is a fabulous … Continue reading

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How to Spend the Day

Here is a photo of the still life that I painted.  Next is the actual watercolor 11 X 14, arches 140 lb cold press paper. Setting up a still life is not an easy task. Merry, my friend and art … 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 1

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

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