Friday, October 24, 2014

Queen of the Garden and Painting an American Beauty DVD

"Queen of the Garden"
Watercolor on Paper
 
8.5" x 11" ~ Image Size
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This is one of those rare larger pieces.  Bigger then my normal Daily Painting.  It's nice to stretch your wings sometimes and do something larger.  This is a lovely Rose and deserves the scale.  Love, love, love the shadow play on the rose petals and the leaves.  I've always believed that sunlight and the way it interacts with the flowers is the most important factor in deciding which painting I should paint.

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I only have three more dvds left of my
"Painting an American Beauty Instructional Watercolor DVD"
as all of my dvds are being discontinued as we move forward into my



Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Evening Rose

"Evening Rose"
Watercolor on Paper

 
8" x 8" ~ Image Size
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I never get tired of painting the beauty that is the Rose.  So delicate and fragile with its layers of petals.  This one had the dramatic backlighting to the leaves with added to the drama.

There are also a few more of my instructional watercolor dvd:
"Painting an American Beauty"
Click here for purchase information.


 

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Coral Rose and Bud


"Coral Rose and Bud"
Watercolor on Paper

 
6.5" x 9" ~ Image Size

SOLD


Monday, October 20, 2014

"Daily Painting" by Carol Marine


I was honored to be a part of Carol Marine's new book, "Daily Painting".
The book covers the daily painting movement from every angle.
Thank you Carol, for including me and my Peach Iris in your book.
Pre-orders are available through Amazon.


Saturday, October 18, 2014

Ball Jar with Pear and New Video


"Ball Jar with Pear"
Watercolor on Paper

 
5" x 10" ~ Image Size
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This is our latest video on my learning forum, "For the Love of Watercolor".
A Sanctuary for Watercolor Enrichment. 
This video covers all of the aspects of this watercolor,
which includes 2-3/4 hours of watercolor instruction.




Below is a list of the Video Topics to date...if you sign up for the year membership, you will have access to all of these videos.  Click here for more information.

 


June 2014 Videos:
  • Supplies
  • Set Up
  • Monarch on Mexican Sunflower
  • Daffodil in Glass Vase
  • The Signing Pen
  • Three Pears
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July 2014 Videos:
  • Apple Blossums
  • Purple & White Iris
  • The Pear
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August 2014 Videos:
  • Daylily on Cloth
  • Magnolia & Challenge #1
  • Cherries & Crystal
  • The Tomato
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September 2014 Videos:
  • Apples & Basket
  • The Strawberry
  • Green Apple
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October 2014 Videos:
  • Pet Portraits
  • Vignette #1 - Lettering
  • Ball Jar with Pear

"For the Love of Watercolor".
A Sanctuary for Watercolor Enrichment.
Join Us.




Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Hybiscus


"Pink Hybiscus"
Watercolor on Paper

 
8.5" x 6" ~ Image Size
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Another pink flower for your perusal.  I think what drew me to this flower was the striking drop shadow of the stamen onto the petals.  Lovely.

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Yellow & White Iris

"Yellow & White Iris"
Watercolor on Paper

 
  7" x 9" ~ Image Size

SOLD
 

Friday, October 10, 2014

Waterlily with Yellow Center

"Waterlily with Yellow Center"
Watercolor on Paper

 
8" x 6" ~ Image Size
SOLD
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Also new on my For the Love of Watercolor Forum, we have a vignette on lettering in watercolor.  These instructional guides detail specific areas of watercolor instruction.




Monday, October 6, 2014

Dramatic Magnolia

"Dramatic Magnolia"
Watercolor on Paper

 
8" x 8" ~ Image Size

SOLD

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Pet Portraits

www.jacquelinegnott.ning.com
Pet Portraits is now available on my forum For the Love of Watercolor.
Less then 15 "Welcome Packages" available for those who sign up for a yearly membership for $144.
You can also sign up for monthly membership at $12 per month.



Friday, October 3, 2014

Pink Daylily in Glass



"Pink Daylily in Glass"
Watercolor on Paper

 
8" x 6" ~ Image Size
SOLD

Another one of my dark backgrounds with brightly colored flowers...I just love the way the flowers "pop".  And the subtle nuances of the glass vase.


"For the Love of Watercolor"  
A SANCTUARY FOR WATERCOLOR ENRICHMENT



Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Less then 20 Welcome Packages left...



Just some of the videos available on my forum.



Thank you to the kind manufacturers for their generosity!





Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Wild Rose Blossom



"Wild Rose Blossom"
Watercolor on Paper

 
8" x 6.5" ~ Image Size
SOLD

Last day for the 30 in 30 challenge.  Thank you to Leslie for hosting!

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Green Apple Watercolor and 2 hour video



"Green Apple"
Watercolor on Paper

 
8.5" x 6" ~ Image Size
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This is the latest addition to my video library on my For the Love of Watercolor Forum. It's filled with technique on photo realistic painting, and two hours in length.



Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Garden Queen

 
"Garden Queen"
Watercolor on Paper
  5" x 7" ~ Image Size
  SOLD

Day 23 of 30 Paintings in 30 Days.  I'm also in the process of "tweeking" my "For the Love of Watercolor" forum.  I'll have that finished shortly, along with a new instructional video.  I've updated the dvd stock on my blog, as we move towards their demise, some are gone already.  Click here for dvd purchase information.



Monday, September 22, 2014

Calla Grouping


"Calla Lily Grouping"
Watercolor on Paper
  3" x 5" ~ Small Image Sizes (left and right painting)
5.5" x 7" ~ Large Image Size (middle painting) 
 

SOLD


I can sell these matted together in the same mat, or matted separately, which ever you prefer.
 Day 22 of the 30 paintings in 30 days challenge!

Saturday, September 20, 2014

The Strawberry Watercolor and New Video

"The Strawberry"
Watercolor on Paper

 
5.5" x 7" ~ Image Size
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Wow, I just realized my blog Contemporary Realism has gone over 400,000 visitors.
Thank you everyone who's visited!

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Day 20 of the 30 paintings in 30 days challenge!

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The Strawberry is also in a new video on my membership-based forum
Below are some of the other videos available on my membership-based forum.
Quality instruction in our sanctuary for watercolor enrichment.
 

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Trailing Begonia

"Trailing Begonia"
Watercolor on Paper

 
5" x 10" ~ Image Size
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Day 17 of the 30 paintings in 30 days challenge!

Monday, September 15, 2014

Soft, Sweet Magnolia

 
"Soft, Sweet Magnolia"
Watercolor on Paper

 
8" x 7" ~ Image Size
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Day 15 of the 30 paintings in 30 days challenge!
We're half way through...yeah! 
 
 

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Peach Iris



"Peach Iris"
Watercolor on Paper

 
6" x 6" ~ Image Size
SOLD

This is such a lovely Iris.  I wish the Irises would bloom all year round.  This is day 14 of the 30 paintings in 30 days challenge.  Enjoy.

I still have a couple of "The Iris Instructional Watercolor DVD" available at a discounted price before they are discontinued....Click here for information.