All posts by Redstreake

“I’m not going in there… YOU go in!”

I have been working on botanicals lately, 'tis true. BUT, I have lots of new minifig paintings I am shelling out, including this gem, "I'm not going in there.. YOU go in!" Where the TARDIS intimidates the strongest of men...er... Storm troopers. A 6 x 6" watercolor on aquabord, painted exclusively for iCanvas. They will ...

New botanical plates, a study in plants…

A new series of botanicals I just started, these are sketches for ideas. My first 3. I am loving how they are turning out! My plan is to place these designs on kitchenware. A whole slew of these will be coming! I have so many ideas, my brain is overflowing! Excited to share them with ...

Pony Soldier Motel – WIP shot

This large painting is coming along! 22 x 30" watercolor on cradled aquabord. Follow the WIP of this large painting on my Work in Progress page HERE! Lots of red and lots of blocking in before the details get painted. I can't wait to get to the light tubing inside the letters!

Brenna Blowing a Dandelion

I just finished this watercolor on Aquabord of a friend of mine's daughter, Brenna. I loved this shot. Not your typical portrait pose. These are my favorite to do... just an action caught in time, the subject unaware of being photographed. Innocence and the sheer beauty of youth.

Paddle Plant – 6 x 6″ watercolor

This is the final painting. (posted March 23, 2015) Paddle Plant WIP (watercolor on cradled aquabord, 6 x 6 ") This is the second piece for the Temple of Flora show that will be at the Center for Visual Artists in Greensboro in April. The theme of it is the Paddle Plant. I chose a ...

Amorphophallus Titanum

"Amorphophallus Titanum" Watercolor on wood panel I am pleased to be a part of a group show in Asheville, NC coming up this April called the Temple of Flora. This is the first finished piece of two that I will be sending up for the show. I love how it turned out, though it was ...

Farmers Market Radishes

Sometimes bringing your camera pays off and you get some inspiring pictures to paint for projects in the future. Like these radishes. (original painting available here). I shot these at a farmers market in Huntsville last spring (and I KNOW I shot a very colorful carrot one, too but for the life of me I ...