Monarch Butterfly watercolor

8.5″ x 5.5″ Monarch Butterfly watercolor $50 / BUY at Daily PaintWorks The Monarch butterfly has always been among my favorites.  I’m still experimenting with watercolors. I start out wanting to paint looser and more abstracted but I naturally go for more detail. Maybe I’ll try a looser style on the next one. I wasn’t […]

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Adonis Blue butterfly

Adonis Blue butterfly / watercolor painting $50 BUY at Daily PaintWorks I’ve never painted a butterfly.  Although I think they are beautiful, I always thought that paintings of butterflies were tacky and too cute. Today I came across an old book of my mothers with photographs of butterflies. My thought was to give it a […]

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Two Orange Flowers watercolor

8″ x 8″ Orange flowers watercolor $50 / BUY at Daily PaintWorks I’m fairly sure that these orange flowers are coneflowers but I could be wrong. I’ve had a photo of them on my pc for some time and I frequently don’t rename the files. I’ve been working on the watercolor flower series for a […]

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Tulips giveaway

Last week I had a painting giveaway on my Facebook page. The winner receives an 8×8 watercolor painting of their favorite flower. Through a random selection app a woman named Michele was the winner. It turns out that I know her. Michele worked in the memory care unit of the nursing home my mother was […]

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Amaryllis watercolor painting

8″ x 8″ Amaryllis flower / watercolor $50 – BUY at ETSY This Amaryllis flower is a copy of Pierre-Joseph Redouté‘s watercolor painting. I recently purchased a book of his botanical illustrations. Since I’m relatively new to watercolor I’m learning from one of the great botanical painters. I have a tendency to lean towards painting […]

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