Tag Archives: watercolors

Free Floating

My second try at working with Yupo paper involved a fall theme. I began by drawing a pleasing repetitive pattern using leaves from outside as models. I played with dropping in a variety of watercolors allowing them to mix on … Continue reading

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Painting on Yupo

I love this synthetic paper. It’s made for watercolors. It’s freeing and forgiving and so much fun! I saw a demonstration a few weeks ago and I couldn’t wait to give it a try. Watching the colors mix on paper … Continue reading

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Ode to Tuscany and my husband’s 69th birthday

After celebrating our oldest grandson’s Bar Mitzvah in Jerusalem last spring with 16 family members, my husband and I rented a car and drove through Tuscany, Italy.  A favorite walled city was Luca.  Most European hotels include breakfast and the … 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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Hydrangeas sustaining the Winter Snow

I have a favorite photo journalist/poet on WordPress. It’s Seedbud! The other night when I discovered this photo, Reverance, on http://leafandtwig.wordpress.com, I asked permission of Seedbud to paint the photo.Those of you who follow my blog know how much I … Continue reading

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Winter Cardinal

So my cousin Joanne, who lives in Long Island, also has a brilliant red Cardinal that frequently visits her back yard. We decided, Joanne & I, that it is the same Cardinal that visits between our homes in Long Island … Continue reading

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Jim’s Lighthouse

Cape Cod has many beautiful lighthouses, as does the rest of New England. This painting is for my brother-in-law, Jim. He’s retiring in January after a wonderful career as a pediatrician. Linda, if you see this, don’t tell Jim I … Continue reading

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