“From the start, I didn’t know that watercolor was supposed to be a difficult medium. So I jumped right in, never fearing it as many adult learners do.” As a result, Marie has developed a spontaneity and freedom of style. She sometimes works from photographs but prefers working on location where she can see, hear, smell and feel the subject.
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Parksville Lake in Polk County TN is a site for beauty all year long. This autumnal view speaks of the tranquility of a sunny autumn day.
The Tarahamara Indians are noted in the Copper Canyon of Mexico for their beautiful woven baskets. . These basket weavers seem to be sharing some conversation as they await the tourists who will buy their wares. This watercolor is part of my ongoing series of paintings of Native Americans, in this case Central American.
This is the tenth in my ongoing kimono series (see blog). I thought it was to be the last but the series continues to grow beyond this one. The procedure on this one got a bit complicated and involved melted wax, ink, watercolor and embellishments of gold and red papers. As it started to come … [View Details]
This watercolor image comes from a powwow at Red Clay State Park and is one of a series of about a dozen Native American dancers in my portfolio. At powwows, Native American descendants from many tribes come together to dance, sing and tell stories. The dancers compete —in a gentle sort of way—by highly decorative … [View Details]
watercolor on textured gesso
watercolor on gesso
Pen & ink and watercolor drawing of a favorite bluegrass band
This watercolor of Native American dancer is based on a dancer at a powwow held at Red Clay State Park near Cleveland TN. It is one of a growing number of pieces in my Native Peoples series.
Is there anything that beats watching the full moon come up on a hot July night cradled by the mountains and floating in a beautiful lake along with very good friends? Probably not. This rather unusual-for-me watercolor was done the next morning while the savored memory still lingered. It is painted on yupo with very … [View Details]
Maybe ten years ago, I planted a single calla lily bulb in my garden. Over the years they have duplicated over and over and every year they seem more beautiful than the last. The graceful lines, the vibrant color are mesmerizing. The name for this painting comes from the fact that I used cadmium red … [View Details]