Tag Archives: watercolor

Commissioned Wedding Invitation

I was commissioned to design a custom wedding invitation a few months ago and I’m finally able to share it since they’ve already been mailed out! The future bride wanted it painted in watercolor with a Martha’s Vineyard theme since that’s where the wedding is being held. She wanted the flowers to reflect the ones […]

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Two Sunflowers in watercolor SOLD

Two Sunflowers Watercolor 8″ x 8″ SOLD I tried to keep my strokes loose on these two sunflowers. It looks like I’ll be going from flowers to butterflies until the next subject strikes me. I’m learning more about watercolors as the days go by. It’s such a fun medium. I’m addicted to adding the small […]

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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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Lisianthus watercolor painting

8″ x 8″ Lisianthus watercolor painting BUY at ETSY Thanks to my recent commission of a wedding invitation I discovered the lisianthus flower. It looks somewhat like a rose but more delicate. I’m guessing that it might be in the rose family.This is the fifth in the series which I’ll be working on through mid-April. […]

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