Vacation watercolors

Looking at the work of other watercolor artists, most notably Margaret Parker Brown, I was encouraged to break out my old watercolors. The tubes that were still use-able gave me a limited palette but it included several greens, and enough other colors to make a go of it. (You can check out Margaret’s blog,

These are postcard-sized paintings, done quickly. I’m showing you all that I haven’t already given away, even the one I don’t like so much because it’s too fussy. Because the purpose of this blog has always been to show my art journey, not to prove anything about my putative talents!

I made one other larger watercolor puddle, but am not sure it’s done. If I feel like it, I’ll add it to this post later.

The lake was beautiful, the weather gave me clouds and sun so shadows played on the mountains. I hope you all get a chance to restore yourselves someplace beautiful and inspiring this summer!

2 thoughts on “Vacation watercolors”

  1. You did it! wonderful! I hope that you get in doing more landscapes. I love the landscape, it can be far more expressive than people realize. Thank you for mentioning my blog by the way 🙂 ❤

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