Two Watercolors

I painted Bill the Barman in an opaque watercolor similar to gouache, and the taxis I painted in Holbein watercolors, the good stuff. Smears and drips are apparent in the finished work, so I have more to learn about how to handle this wonderful medium.

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Three Acrylic Studies

Some acrylic paintings I recently completed. These were quick studies done on board with the goal of suggesting human forms in paint.

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My Backyard

Here’s an acrylic painting of my backyard. In the middle is a dying fig tree trying to survive the southern California drought.
Sideyard

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Self-Portrait

This is the first self-portrait I’ve ever attempted. A little primitive and expressionistic, it meets with my approval.

Self Portrait

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Morgan the Flower Girl

My friend David sent me a photo he took of his daughter, Morgan, standing in front of a trellis hanging with flowers. I was a bit inspired and did an acrylic painting on paper of it, impressionistic and a little abstract.
Morgan_FLower_Girl2

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