Welcome to the gallery of Marie Spaeder Haas
Cats are masters at hiding their emotions facially. Sure their tails may provide a clue, or an arched back, or a subtle sound. But how can you tell by looking at them when they are happy? Not so easy. This little gesture drawing of our little Nikki seems to hide what she might really benbsp;… [View Details]
This watercolor painting is yet another in my series of Native American dancers. I love painting the varied textures and trying to get the effect of the sun dancing off of the dancers as they dip and dive to the beat of the drums. This particular youthful dancer in his red turban was extremely energetic.
At powwows the young energetic men perform the grass dance. In this high-spirited dance the men wear costumes with long flowing fringe to resemble the grasses of the plains swaying in the wind. This young man in his very white costume was a joy to watch. This is yet another in my watercolor series ofnbsp;… [View Details]