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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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Juliette

Juliette

Posted by on Aug 8, 2013 in Blog, Faces | 0 comments

Juliette, Watercolor, 15 x 11″, ©Lynn Davis-Smith   I adore this watercolor for a few reasons: It was one of my first successful portraits It was painted during a wonderful workshop at Aravaipa with Ted Nuttall The subject is a little girl in France who is part of my “French family” that I lived with when I was a foreign exchange...

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How I named a painting “Crush”

How I named a painting “Crush”

Posted by on Aug 1, 2013 in Blog, Faces | 0 comments

Crush, Watercolor, 14 x 19″, ©Lynn Davis-Smith   This painting was juried into the 2010 Waterworks show of the Northwest Watercolor Society. I named it “Crush” as in teenage crush, or puppy love, and because my future studio dog, Archie, was literally getting crushed in the sofa! I often sort of agonize about how to name my...

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