Roses from a friend – painted

My friend gave me a bunch of gorgeous roses from her garden a couple of months ago, and I immediately took pictures so I could paint them.

Roses from Marsha's garden in a crystal vase
Roses from Marsha’s garden in a crystal vase

Watercolour paints and paper at the ready

Several failed attempts later I was happy with this one, painted freehand with the brush as my pencil.

watercolour painting roses in crystal

 

Hate the light pink rose, love the rest of the painting

 

love is

Watercolour Gallery

My latest watercolour efforts

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Curly Petals Iris
Close view of iris flower, 16in x 12in, Arches cold press paper
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Dabee Street Cottages
9in x 8in, watercolour on Arches cold press paper
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turquoise-flight
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water colour balls
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abstract
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yellow roses watercolour painting
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Look Beneath
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octopus-garden
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Daffodils
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watercolour painting roses in crystal
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watercolour paintings vase abstract
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Yellow Rose Watercolour Painting
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Rose and Bluebell
Cudgegong-afternoon watercolour painting

Watercolour Painting Sold: Cudgegong Afternoon

I made Cudgegong Afternoon to put in the show in town. Although it took me several weeks to finish as I painted it in layers of very diluted pigments, I really enjoyed the process,

The new owners of Cudgegong Waters Park were so delighted that I consented to let them buy it, because they absolutely loved it.

Please enjoy it.

Update: Veronica called in to show me the framed painting. It looks spectacular!

Watercolour Painting Sold

Cudgegong Afternoon

Arches™ cold pressed paper, A2, watercolour tube paints from Art Spectrum (an Aussie company).