Both of these involved negative painting, and the yellow rose (the same rose that I painted traditionally in a previous post), involved designing a colorful abstract background. For the abstract rose I used new gamboge, permanent rose, and thalo blue. For the leaves, I used new gamboge, permanent rose, sap green and cobalt blue. Both are 11 x 15 on Arches.
I am a watercolor artist living in New Jersey. I am a member of the North East Watercolor Society, the New Jersey Watercolor Society, and several local and internet art organizations through which I exhibit my paintings. My favorite subjects are close focused florals and landscapes. I've recently begun teaching a beginning watercolor class at our local senior center.