Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Descanso Garden

A flowering cherry tree at Descanso Garden in La Canada Flintridge. This place is beautiful in February. Watercolor on Strathmore Plate Bristol. 30x22". I love this paper because the watercolor just sits on top of the surface.

8 comments:

  1. The cherry tree looks ecstatic. Lovely watercolor, Dee. I'd love to be able to see it in person.

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  2. You've made this watercolor look effortless...... bravo! Beautiful. I too wish I could see it.

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  3. Absolutely beautiful, Dee. I love your weather journals, but this is sublime...

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  4. Thank you all for the nice comments. I really appreciate them!

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  5. Now that's a painting! What a beauty. It has such depth that it resembles an oil painting. I love the fluid lines of the branches and the grasses. What a treat to see and very inspiring!

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  6. wow indeed. that is really beautiful. especially glad you noted the size. Just lovely!!Did you paint plein aire?

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  7. Hi Dee
    This image has been nominated for my competition to find the best artwork completed and posted on an art/illustrated blog in 2007 - See
    this post
    on (Making A Mark December 17th) which identifies the link to this URL. You may find you get a few visitors!

    Readers of my blog will be voting next week for the five nominations selected as finalists - to be posted on Monday on my blog, Making A Mark, along with a complete list of all images/blogs/artists nominated.

    Can I have permission to post the image on my blog on Monday please?

    Merry Christmas
    Katherine

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  8. wow, what a nice compliment. Of course you may post it. I would be honored. And thank you Claudia of http://time-passages.blogspot.com/ for nominating me!

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