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On my easel now: A watercolor work in progress

Posted by on Oct 15, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

This work in progress (WIP) comes with a story, and is a good example to show you how I work on my watercolor portraits. I am beginning to work up a series of portraits from photos that were taken during the Vietnam war by a veteran who served in that war and is now, unfortunately, deceased. The veteran’s name was Ralph Thomas, and he was the brother...

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Coming Up for Air

Coming Up for Air

Posted by on Oct 12, 2013 in Blog, Reptiles | 0 comments

watercolor, 19 x 25″, ©2013 Lynn Davis-Smith I am pleased to announce that this painting of a sea turtle was juried into the Northwest Watercolor Society “Waterworks” show, which will run October 22 – November 22, 2013 at Tsuga Gallery in Bothell, WA. Exhibit Details Dates of show: October 22, 2013 – November 22, 2013...

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Red Scarf

Red Scarf

Posted by on Aug 12, 2013 in Faces | 0 comments

Watercolor, 11 X 14″, ©Lynn Davis-Smith   This watercolor painting was done using a reference photo of a friend. I used Arches 300# cold pressed paper which has a fairly rough surface. I rather like the resultant granular texture for this subject. Share...

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Suspenders

Suspenders

Posted by on Aug 12, 2013 in Faces | 0 comments

Suspenders, Watercolor, 11 x 14″, ©Lynn Davis-Smith   This is a painting of my father-in-law, Earl. I wanted to give him something really special for his 90th birthday. I had taken a photo of him at  the birthday party of one of his great grand children. It was a beautiful sunny day and he had this radiant smile that I felt really captured his...

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