Tag: daniel smith watercolor

Nothing says YUM quite like paintings of food!

Among the many subjects that I like to paint, food is probably #2 on that list! Especially dishes, fruit, favorite drinks, coffee, etc.... I just can get sooo into my zone when I am painting, I lose track of time. I did these 4 gems over the weekend, while I was sick with bronchitis and ...

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!

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 ...

A is for “Aquaman Photobomb!”

"Aquaman Photobomb!" watercolor on Ampersand Aquabord 6 x 6" Ah! So it begins! The first in the challenge, the letter A. I had several Aquaman photos to choose from to paint but I kept laughing at this one, so it was sort of a no brainer, really. The evil alien getting ready to pull the ...

“Avelyn”

Avelyn Watercolor on Aquabord 8 x 10" This was probably one of my favorites that I did this past holiday season. A gift for a friend, Avelyn is his daughter. A gorgeous girl, perfect model for my aquabord and watercolor paints! Children are one of my favorite subjects to paint. I love the innocence in ...

Green Cotton Boll

After doing that majorly complicated gourd watercolor, I needed to do something a bit more tame... a bit more singular. So, I chose a photo that I took in a cotton field. A tiny cotton boll, so fresh and new, green and tight amidst a field of bursting balls of white. It was fun, very ...

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Oliver goin’ on a trailride

This was a really fun project and very challenging for me at the same time! Me being the opposite of my landscaping queen of a friend Paula Ford, the background for this was difficult for me. But, overall, I think it worked in the end! Such a unique perspective, I love that about this painting! ...