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Yellow Iris The fragrance is equally lovely. I leave that to your imagination Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2020 at "I never met a color I didn't like!"
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While walking around the neighborhood, I saw this large spruce tree covered with these pretty rose-rust color buds, Funny, all these years, wondering how I could have missed it. Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2020 at "I never met a color I didn't like!"
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Freshly picked carrots are delicious, but eating must wait until they are painted! Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2020 at "I never met a color I didn't like!"
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Creative projects and paintings: www.clairecreates.com Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2020 at "I never met a color I didn't like!"
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This is another example of produce shopping and thinking first of brush and paint before cooking! Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2020 at "I never met a color I didn't like!"
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When I saw the produce manager putting out these vibrant purple cauliflower, I immediately thought, “Here’s a painting!” In time, still life transformed into dinner, good, but not as exciting as painting, lacking the adrenaline rush! 11” x 17” without a mat Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2020 at "I never met a color I didn't like!"
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Painting the nuances of glass reflections is a challenge. Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2020 at "I never met a color I didn't like!"
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This was quickly drawn with a Signo Gel Pen. Watercolor also done quickly. This was spontaneous with little planning, just jump in and work fast. Sometime a lot of time thinking can be paralyzing. Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2020 at "I never met a color I didn't like!"
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Garden lilies bloom much later than Easter lilies. This vibrant one blooms in July. Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2020 at "I never met a color I didn't like!"
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From my sketch book Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2020 at "I never met a color I didn't like!"
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…and purple, almost, mountains majesties… Wanting respite for America and all the world. Creative projects and paintings: www.clairecreates.com Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2020 at "I never met a color I didn't like!"
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It was a challenge simplifying this flower to show the shape with just some simple brush strokes. Used Daniel Smith Pearlescent White, Green and Gold. Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2020 at "I never met a color I didn't like!"
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Lilies have been a source of many paintings from the garden, most more realistic. It has been fun doing these, more spontaneous. Painted on black watercolor paper and Daniel Smith pearlescent watercolor paints. The lovely shimmer I have to leave to your imagination. Creative projects and paintings: www.clairecreates.com Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2020 at "I never met a color I didn't like!"
Claire Russell is now following Russell
Apr 1, 2020
Claire Russell is now following Marilyn McGuire
Apr 1, 2020
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Isn't Green Rose an oxymoron? Creative projects and paintings: www.clairecreates.com Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2020 at "I never met a color I didn't like!"
Claire Russell is now following Jocelyn Curry
Apr 1, 2020
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Zucchini Creative projects and paintings: www.clairecreates.com Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2020 at "I never met a color I didn't like!"
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Perhaps a ripe, juicy, Bosc pear…ready to eat with blue cheese and crackers. Hungry? Creative projects and paintings: www.clairecreates.com Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2020 at "I never met a color I didn't like!"
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Creative projects and paintings: www.clairecreates.com Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2020 at "I never met a color I didn't like!"
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A version of birch trees. I like the way the colors work together. Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2020 at "I never met a color I didn't like!"
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This oatmeal-like paper was perfect for drawing these dried plants, memories of last fall. Lace cap hydrangea: Assorted seed pods, like small poppy pods, experimenting with various pens. (An artist can never have too many pens!) Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2020 at "I never met a color I didn't like!"