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Almost completed, my first closeup of a Hawaiian Hydranga in the Maui Botanical Gardens… Continue reading… 0 comments

Patterned from a Tiffany stained glass window design, this is my version of this Lavish Water Fountain scene with watercolors on 300# HP paper… Continue reading… 0 comments

Hawaiian Hydranga WC Painting

by labart , July 27, 2017—12:00 AM

Topics: Artwork, Hydranga, floral, painting, watercolors

I completed (nearly -- more "touch-up" work on flower to do yet) my Hydranga watercolor (from photos taken during trip to Maui and the Botanical Gardens) couple months ago. Will attach here & add to my third gallery (of concept paintings/works) soon… Continue reading… 0 comments

OK -- nearly done with my posts for the day -- Had to share my progress on a current watercolor painting I am working on. It's a close-up of an amazing periwinkle blue Hydranga flower, from a photo I took in Maui. It's a work in progress -- still the background foliage to finish and detail work on the floral petals (probably the most detailed floral I have ever painted!)… Continue reading… 0 comments

Just added a portrait in watercolors and acrylics of my first King Charles Cavalier Tri-color Toy Spaniel,Charlie (Charles Raphael Sebastion/full name), relaxing on the tile floor (with his Halloween Clown collar on). What a happy boy he was and we truly miss him!!!! (Note: Photo taken with phone, so darker than the actual painting… Continue reading… 0 comments

Note in the 2nd & 3rd Galleries, photo updates/upgrades of some of the pieces will be posted soon, including that of the Jared Leto portrait (current photo does not do it justice, esp. in eyes), and the modern vase mixed-media painting. Also, currently working on 3-4 more paintings/mixed media works -- floral still life from Maui Botanical Garden trip, 30 Seconds to Mars portrait, Tiffany-like landscape, and another modern vase w/ peacock plumes. (Later, Mickie and Minnie dog pals portrait.) Please let me know if you are interested in these or other subject matter, what media you would like it in, style, the size and color scheme, because I do custom pieces as well… Continue reading… 0 comments

Check out the below link on my Private Teaching Spotlight through Thumbtack, and get ready to learn some cool techniques in watercolors, drawing, painting, mixed media or stained glass (foiling)! https://www.thumbtack 0 comments

Fellow artists, friends and art community: Check out three new artworks I recently added to two of my Galleries when you have a chance -- 1) Jared Leto & 30STM portrait in Watercolor Paintings II Gallery; 2) Stained Glass Designs (concept work) in Mixed Media Gallery; 3) Modern Vase Designs in Mixed Media Gallery… Continue reading… 0 comments

Just updated my account and added two more art galleries -- watercolors, mixed media and concept works. Will be adding my recent portrait of Jared Leto soon to the Watercolor Gallery… Continue reading… 0 comments

Check out this concept work of mixed media, that is composed of molding paste, pastels, acrylics, charcoal pencil, adhesive gems and watercolors. (Subtle fantasy imagery on top of a colorful textural background)… Continue reading… 0 comments