Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Friday, March 15, 2013

I finally finished the first poured painting that I was going to use for my demonstration in Cincinnati (which was cancelled because of 9 1/2 inches of snow here!)

I call this painting "The Bells are Ringing" because these, of course, are Foxglove or Belladonna, and in addition to their name, greatly resemble bells.

This painting is 22"x15" and is painted on 140 lb. Fabriano Artistico cold-pressed watercolor paper.  This painting is totally transparent watercolor and light areas were saved by the use of Pebeo liquid miskit.  I drew the fine white lines by using the sharpened handle of a paintbrush which has been dipped in the miskit.  Most of the paints were Holbein transparent watercolors.


ashkelon said...

This is unbelievable Barb, so delicate and precise! Wish I could come to one of your demonstrations!!!

Patty Henderson said...

It's gorgeous!

Barb Sailor said...

Thank you Nicole - I wish you could come also.

Barb Sailor said...

Thank you Patty.

RH Carpenter said...

WOW! I am sorry we had to cancel but hope you can do this or something as beautiful in the fall :) I really love this!

Nancy Hawkins said...

Fabulous painting Barb!

Barb Sailor said...

I was sorry too, but you can't argue with Mother Nature, as the commercial went! :) Actually, I couldn't have gotten out of my garage that Wednesday a.m. - I was so relieved it was rescheduled.
I will look forward to October and the rescheduled meeting.

Barb Sailor said...

Thanks so much for commenting and visiting my blog. I am glad you like it.