Saturday, October 27, 2007

Bird of paradise, 8" x 10", watercolor on paper.

Magnolia 8 1/2" x 11" watercolor on paper
Rhododendron 8 1/2" x 11" watercolor on paper

Art nouveau stained glass floral design from Dover book. Watercolor on paper. 8 1/2" x 11"

"Montecito-Sequoia Wildflowers I" Watercolor based on my original photograph.

"Crab dinner," acrylic on watercolor paper, 8" x 10". Exercise from "Acrylic Painting Layer by Layer" book.

Parrot tulip.

I think these are impatiens.

Friday, October 26, 2007

"Book Cover." These two paintings are my rendering of the front and back covers of one of my favorite books. Watercolor.

After doing a lot of really tight floral paintings I decided to see what would happen without a plan and without a careful drawing. This is what happened.