|Untitled Abstract. Watercolor. |
Approximately 9.5 x 8 inches.
Friday, January 30, 2015
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Friday, January 23, 2015
|Blue Barn II. Watercolor. Approximately 10x12 inches|
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
|Bouquet Abstracted, Watercolor.|
Sunday, January 18, 2015
|The Road Home. Watercolor.|
Thursday, January 15, 2015
|Iris Abstracted. Watercolor & Crayon.|
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
|Not a Flower. Watercolor.|
Approximately 6 x 7 inches.
Do you ever listen to Ted Talks? I rarely listen, but I do like to read the interactive transcripts. Videos or youtube? No, thank-you. Art demos? Not so much. I do like to look at finished pieces, and I love to see what people are writing about. Some artists are also fabulous writers. Not me. I ramble.
I get a lot of quotes from various Ted Talks in my inbox, and this one caught my eye:
"Why you will fail to have a great career..." by the economist Larry Smith. It's from 2011, so you may already have seen it. But, if you're an artist, especially a late career artist like me, and it the talk is new to you, you should read it (or listen!). Plus, bonus, it's funny.
Now on to the painting
Monday, January 12, 2015
|Black Eyed Susans. Watercolor and Crayon.|
Approximately 9.5 x 6.5 inches.
Saturday, January 10, 2015
|Day 5. Cherry Trees. Watercolor.|
6.5 x 9.5 inches.
In three minutes it's important that I go start a birthday cake, so briefly, this is perleyne red, phthalo blue rs, and indian yellow. There may be a tiny amount of cobalt teal that was left in the mixing well of my palette. It is on Fabriano 300 lb paper, rough. The trees are supposed to suggest cherry trees.
And I'm off to make a cake!
Thursday, January 8, 2015
|Day 4. Pansy. Watercolor.|
Approximately 9 x 6.5 inches
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
|Day 2. Second Verse. Watercolor.|
Approximately 9.5 x 7 inches.
Totally imagined, and totally different than yesterday, despite the same colors. I like the intense colors from yesterday, but overall like this painting better.
Monday, January 5, 2015
|Day 1. Tie Dye. Watercolor.|
Approximately 8.25 x 5 inches.
I follow the blogs of a lot of painters--it's interesting to see who's doing what and why. Something that caught my eye recently, was a January project 30 paintings in 30 days project led by Leslie Saeta. I found the project via David Boyd, Jr. at Compelled to Paint (sucked in by his tractor--I have a soft spot for tractors).
Thursday, January 1, 2015
|Three Oranges. Watercolor.|
Approximately 8 x 11 inches.