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Mighty Oak

by Caroline , October 23, 2009—12:00 AM

Topics: Landscape, nature, the artist's life, watercolor

I painted this after a walk behind my brother's house. The hilly terrain is in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains of California. I chose watercolor for it's transparency. For me it is the memory of a walk with my sisters and nieces and nephews out across a field around a natural pond fed by a spring, and among the trees. It was late spring with the trees still in the bright clean green of new leaf growth, plenty of wildflower bloom, and a wonderful clarity to the air.




  Rupali ( homepage )

09/30/2012 * 00:39:28

I really like your use of ink. It is very hard to acevhie really dark darks if you use only watercolor. It just depends on how much time and patience you have.

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