When life gives you lemons, draw them, 11 x 14 inches dry pastels, graphite on paper

"When life gives you lemons, draw them". (Nikki)

"Trust your intuition, it's just like goin' fishin'; you cast your line 'til you get a bite." (Paul Simon)

"Color! What a deep and mysterious language..." (Paul Gauguin)

Archive for February, 2018

Tualatin Hills Nature Park

Saturday, February 17th, 2018

Tualatin Hills Nature Park, work in progress. 14H x 20W inches watercolors on 140 lb cold pressed

Tualatin Hills Nature Park, work in progress. 14H x 20W inches watercolors on 140 lb cold pressed, may or may not be finished. Setting this one aside for a bit and starting another painting because I don’t want to overwork this and lose the space. I hoped to highlight the generous chunks of glowing moss that characterize winter and early Spring here in Oregon with the light source, more depth and shadows.

Branches, bookmark

Monday, February 5th, 2018

Branches, 6 x 3 inches watercolors bookmark

Branches, 6 x 3 inches watercolors bookmark

Stormy Oregon Coast

Friday, February 2nd, 2018

Stormy Oregon Coast 02, 6W x 4H inches watercolors

Stormy Oregon Coast 01, 6W x 4H inches watercolors

Stormy Oregon Coast 01, 6W x 4H inches watercolors — I felt the first version painted on Jan 10th (below) was too stagnant, so did more work on it.

Stellars Jay

Thursday, February 1st, 2018

Stellars Jay, 8H x 11W inches watercolors on 140 lb premium

Stellars Jay, 8H x 11W inches watercolors on 140 lb premium