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

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

Dis-constructive watercolor- daylily with butterfly

Watercolor with paper cut, “Day lily with butterfly”, 12″x28″

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Art Imitating Life


I paint and also take photo. One day after I finish painting a  Phalaenopsis orchid from an blooming orchid I grow in my studio. An idea came to me, why not taking a photo of the painting with the model?


Here is my art imitating life.

watercolor painting with orchid

watercolor painting with orchid

As Frida Kahlo said, “I paint flowers so they won’t die”.