a painting a day #28 “spring magnolia”

I love the magnolia flower, for me they are the sign of spring arrival.  During the spring the trees are covered with the large blossoms, some of the older trees often reached to over 20 feet. it was the sky covered with the white and pink blossoms.

original transparent watercolor on 140 lb Arches rough paper, 10″x8″

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painting on hand made flower paper

While working at the “One of a kind show” I found one booth ” Hazeltree press & paper”  selling  hand-made paper made with actual flowers. When I was in art school, I took classes in paper making so I understood … Continue reading

A painting a day #27 ” Autumn Chrysanthemum”

The last ten days I been helping my friend Stephen to sell his puppets at the “One of a kind show”. He been making and selling his puppets ( Diabolo puppets) at this show for 23 years and have a … Continue reading

A painting a day #26 ” tulip with green’

  Well we had our first snow of the year yesterday which made me thought of the long months of winter ahead:  I thought it will be at least six more months before I see the tulips in bloom at … Continue reading

A painting a day #25 ” Crimson in autumn”

  As soon as the weather turn cool all the leaves are changed to different colors.  Even the most common ones had turned into red, crimson, orange and yellow. watercolor on 140lb cold press Fabrinao paper, 12’x10″

A painting a day #24 ” yellow glow”

 

yellow-glow

My daily painting #24 are these exquisite yellow lilies, they came from a neighbor’s garden near our house. She  has many special flowers whenever I pass by her house I had to stop to admire her beautiful garden and the lilies deserved a special mention.

watercolor on 140lb cold press Fabriano paper, 11″x8.5″

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art of the moving water

  One of my latest fascinations is to watch the moving water at the river near where I live. I spent lots of time watch the running water moving over the rocks and no matter how many photos I had … Continue reading

A painting a day #23 “Autumn Anemone”

  With the autumn in full force the trees are keep losing their leaves and most of the flowers in the gardens had gone. However the Japanese Anemone are still blooming,  the tiny white flowers made a welcome appearance. original … Continue reading

A painting a day #22 “Golden Brugmansia”

Early this week I visited a local greenhouse ( Allan gardens0 in Toronto and was delighted to see the Brugmansia tree was in blooms with many flowers. I love the trumpet shape blooms and with the sunlight they were like … Continue reading