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″

lily-in-context

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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 # 6 “Tulips garden”

https://www.artfinder.com/manage/alfred-ng/product/a-painting-a-day-6-tulips-garden/ During the spring, everywhere I see are those beautiful tulips in parks and gardens. I especially love when they have the same type of tulips in large groups. it was a slight to behold. watercolor on 140lb Arches rough … Continue reading

still life with pear

  We have an old pear tree in our garden, it was planted by my late father some 40s years ago. The tree doesn’t need much care and free of bugs or disease, every years produces delicious and juicy fruits. … Continue reading

Dragonfly visit

  Since I was a young boy I love to watch dragonflies, I love how they fly around the water its tiny transparent wings catch the sunlight. Silently they made each landing with no effect at all. I would spent … Continue reading

My mother’s bitter melon

The bitter melon is also called bitter squash which origin from India and introduce to China during the 14 century. Bitter melon has many heath benefits, such of lower blood pressure and blood sugar and Chinese use it for cooking, … Continue reading

My Laser hands

bottle squash with grasshopper s

I post my latest work, another dis-constructive watercolor ( a combination of watercolor and paper cut) on my flickr account this morning and received a comment: “this is very interesting art, is it laser cut?”

it made me laugh, so I replied “yes, my own laser ( my hand) lol.

I guess I might need to explain how I make them each time I upload one.

Here is today dis-constructive watercolor, “bottle squash with grasshopper”, watercolor with paper cut, 16″x14″. The squash is from my mother’s garden.

Dis-constructive Watercolor

 

green tomatos with  grasshopper

Ever since I combined my watercolors with paper cut. I haven’t gone back to straight painting. I showed some of them at a art fair early in month and received wonderful and positive respond. Now, whenever I finished a watercolor I would look for area to add the cut out elements. Often the thinking and cutting would take double or even triple the time of painting. I even came up a name of my new hybrid art “Dis-constructive watercolor”!.