Watercolor on Yupo Translucent, 8" x 8", 8/27/2017
Here I wanted a gentler look than the brights I have been working with lately without a loss of color in the painting. The brights I did retain set off the more muted colors.
Watercolors, ink, and acryla gouache on Yupo Medium, 9" x 12", 8/22/2017
A couple of years ago, I did a lot of colored pencil wisdom tree drawings, only to discover that my style did not say "wisdom" to people. Instead, it said "creepy." I was crushed for a bit. then I moved on. On to the world of watercolor. This painting is a hat tip to the accident that brought me back to painting after so many years.
Watercolor on Yupo Heavy synthetic paper, 9" x 12", 8/15/2017, NFS
This painting is based on a photograph my late father took of the beach on Emerald Isle, North Carolina. I hope he would think I did him proud.
This painting is in the artist's collection. and is featured at her site IAmRobynHarton.com
Watercolor on Millford paper, 4" x 9.5", 8/23/17
The question was, "How does the Millford paper behave?" The answer was, "interestingly and brightly. " It could become a favorite paper if I could get more easily.
Watercolor on Yupo synthetic paper, 11" x 14", 8/2017
Memories of the places I lived through high school live a strange life here. My mother was surprised to see it, and that it does indeed have all the places I lived from about age 3 to when I dropped out of high school. She asked for the piece, so it is now in her "daughter gallery" of art.
Watercolors on Mineral Paper, still mounted on painting board, image size 9 " x 12", 8/2017 - NFS
Often my face paintings turn out a little creepy. This lady also got an extradose of bright colors as I tested the Mineral Paper for the first ti me.
Watercolor on Strathmore 500 paper, 5" x 7", 8/2017
I did this for Angela Fehr's "Vacation" challenge. I was on staycation at the time, so the trees and red wagon out my window were the view of vacation.
Watercolor sketch on paper, roughly 4" x 4", 8/2017 - NFS
This started as a trial to see the difference between Daniel Smith's Green Gold (L) and Deep Green Gold (R). Gold not withstanding, thee swirls looked like a crabby hag's face, so I filled her mouth with a red ball gag.
Watercolor on Yupo Medium synthetic paper, 5" x 7", 8/18/2017
Another test gone good. This time I was testing if or how waterbrushes would work with watercolor on Yupo. As long as you have good control of the water flow from the brush, it's all good.
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Watercolor and technical pen on Saunders Waterford. 8” x 10”
A friend gave me the challenge to draw half a flower with colors coming into and maybe over the flower. This was my answer to this challenge.