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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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Sally’s Bunny

Sally’s Bunny

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

Sally’s Bunny, watercolor, 9 x 7.5″, ©Lynn Davis-Smith Sally is a friend who paints, draws, rides horses, raises kids and has some rabbits! She brought a rabbit to our painting group one day. I tried to sketch it a few times, but the rabbit moved too fast for my pencil. It’s always good to do some quick sketches, though, as it gives you a...

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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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