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Hippie Camouflage

Claire’s handy-work in her Art Camp this week! This was just one of her projects in the Fun Fibers Class.

She’s brave enough to stand on a Dragon’s head!

Claire & Momma dressed in their hippie camouflage!

Apple Blossoms Watercolor

Even though watercolors are best viewed from a distance, I have to remind myself not to get caught up in the up-close details. Also? Sometimes the hardest part about painting is stopping. I’m pretty happy with how it turned out, if I do say so myself!

To see the steps up to this point, check out this post.

Watercolor: Apple Blossoms – A Work-in-Progress!

My latest Watercolor: Apple Blossoms, a work-in-progress!
Drawing, Masking, Background.

Drawing

Masking (A latex solution is painted on over the parts I want to keep protected, until it’s time to paint them!)

Background

Stay tuned for the final product!

Sunset. Tree. Pond.

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The Old Gas Station

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Beach Rooster

My latest watercolor: Beach Rooster. Yes, they’re all over Kauai. It’s like the perfect place for an Iowa Farm Girl to retire; don’t you think?

Playing in the leaves

I spent my morning playing in the leaves…

Abstract With String

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Today’s watercolor lesson was in Abstract, specifically created using string. Both of these were created with that method, and both are very different, yet very “mine.”

What do you see when you look at them?

The cool part about Abstracts is that whatever your answer, you’re right. 😉

Autumn Tree in Watercolor

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Fire-breathing Dragon in Red

This fire-breathing dragon is breathing itself.

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