Friday, July 5, 2013

Summer Corner


I have a whole series of little wild garden spots like this one. I especially enjoy the way the flowers disappear into the distance, dancing up the hillside. 

Painted in gouache on Bristol vellum, 2.5" x 3.5".  

~Deborah

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Along the Creek


I just wanted to paint a little water. It's been so dry here that it's scary. The fun of this one was to capture that lush growth, the sparkling light, and the highlight of the stream. Refreshing to paint. (And it rained here last night--finally!)


Painted in gouache on Bristol vellum, 2.5" x 3.5".

~Deborah

7/6 Edited the photograph, which as too light, lacking contrast! 

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Froth


The colors of rocks intrigues me, especially comparing the dry ones to those submerged. I like the suggestion of rocks beneath the frothing foam in this one. The canvas texture makes it look like a miniature oil painting.

Painted in gouache on Canvas Paper, 2.5" x 3.5".


~Deborah

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Tangle




I love a wild, tangled garden. There can be such relaxed beauty there, as the light filters through the mess of flowers and leaves. (There's a metaphor for my life there, I think!) At any rate, the light in this one pleases me, as does the palette of colors. 


Painted in gouache on Bristol vellum, 2.5" x 3.5".
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Not for sale.

~Deborah