paper cut from a unsatisfying watercolor painting

last year, I painted a watercolor painting of a white cattleya orchid but it was not satisfy with the result and then put it away for months. later I pull out the painting to look at it but was still … Continue reading

A painting a day 5 “Ruffled beauty”

Today’s painting is another orchid: a cattleya orchid, I like the ruffled edge on the petals and the bright pink and yellow in the center. Watercolor on 140lb Arches rough paper, 12″x10″ I upload my daily painting on artfinder and … Continue reading

A painting a day #2 “Backlit Orchid”

  My painting of today is from my orchid collection. I specially like the yellow ones and have a few of them in my collections. This one usually blooms in the early winter. watercolor on¬† 140lb Arches rough watercolor paper, … Continue reading

Labor day celebration

Yesterday was labor day but as a full time artist¬† I think it was more about a day to celebrate of not being in the work force. However I spent the day “working” and finished another painting: a labor of … Continue reading

Midnight blue with white

I love painting white flowers in watercolor because one mostly using the whiteness from the paper with the many shades of greys. I particularly like the combination of blue and white. Here is my latest watercolor of the white phalaenopsis … Continue reading

50 shades of grey in Watercolor

I just having fun with the title of my latest watercolor but seriously in watercolor¬† painting whites basically you are painting many shade of greys. The painting is inspired from one of my blooming white orchids. watercolor on arches paper, … Continue reading

Art imitating life

  Last night, while in bed I look over at my blooming orchid by the window. An idea came to me: often, I use my orchids as my subject for photos and painting. It would be fun to take photos … Continue reading