Tulips to save the day

  I find March is a difficult month for me as I looking forward for the spring arrival  however  the temperature outside remind me winter still in charge. This Monday, I woke up to another grey day and the sun … Continue reading

“On the watch”, watercolor painting

Sorry I haven’t been around much lately. I finally finished this painting “on the watch” a week ago but somehow forgotten to post it here. I posted it on my facebook page and got many likes and comments, one even suggested to make into a puzzles!

here is the finished version, watercolor on 140lb cold press Fabriano paper, 14″x12″

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on the watch framed

work in progress

My neighbour has this black and white cat often comes over to our gardens. One of his favorite spots is our tomato patch. In the afternoon when the sun is the hottest he would enjoys the shades provide by the … Continue reading

A painting a day #30 “center of attraction”

It is a bitterly cold winter day here which made me think of the spring tulips. it will be at least six more months to  the tulips in my garden  I painted this watercolor to cheer myself up. Hope you … Continue reading

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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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”

 

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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