Lady’s Slipper

June 25, 2015 § Leave a comment

The pink lady's slipper, one of the markers of spring in the woods.

The pink lady’s slipper, one of the markers of spring in the woods. This series of small watercolors, 7″ x 5″, was painted to benefit a small West Virginia educational foundation.

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Rhododendron

June 24, 2015 § Leave a comment

Spring hikes through the mountains of West Virginia will usually discover large stands of rhododendrons like this one. They are a fine sight, though sometimes overwhelming in their size and strength. this is another in the series of small watercolors painted to benefit the Kump Education Center in Elkins WVA.

Spring hikes through the mountains of West Virginia will usually discover large stands of rhododendrons like this one. They are a fine sight, though sometimes overwhelming in their size and strength. this is another in the series of small watercolors painted to benefit the Kump Education Center in Elkins WVA.

Jack in the Pulpit

June 24, 2015 § Leave a comment

The first in a group of seven small watercolors, 5" x7", of the wildflowers of West Virginia. These are painted to benefit a small educational foundation in WVA.

The first in a group of seven small watercolors, 5″ x7″, of the wildflowers of West Virginia. These are painted to benefit a small educational foundation in WVA.

Frieze of Tulips

April 18, 2015 § Leave a comment

Sometimes one kind of flower takes over my imagination. This happens most often in the spring, and tulips are often the first and brightest omen of things to come.

This long and narrow watercolor is 7″ x 28″.

Cleome, Daisies

August 7, 2014 § Leave a comment

 Cleomes Daisies

 

Watercolor

22″ x 30″

Watercolor paper at 22″ x 30″ is easy enough to find online. But larger sizes are difficult to locate, and it looks as though the only solution is to use a roll that comes in 10′ lengths. That ought to be big enough, at least!

Asters, Salvia

August 4, 2014 § 2 Comments

So many flowers, so little summer. I'm painting all day, but more and more flowers need to be painted. A wonderful complaint to have, that's for sure!

Watercolor
10″x14″

So many flowers, so little summer! With a big show coming up, I’m painting all day and all evening. That’s a pretty nice complaint to have, isn’t it?

Cannas, Black-eyed Susans

August 2, 2014 § Leave a comment

Watercolor 22" x30"

Watercolor
22″ x30″

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