Happy New Year, in watercolor

The year has started with a pile of resolutions, but none that can’t be attempted. I’d like to figure out a way to start making a consistent side-income, and this looks as good as any. It will require practice, but these are the first of the “Friends’ Portraits”, and they have been well-received by the subjects and our friends.

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“Bill”, 2017. Watercolor on Arches.

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“Jaybird”, 2017. Watercolor on Arches.

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“Jeannie”, 2017. Watercolor on Arches.

This is a departure for what I normally do in this medium and the medium that I normally do portraits in. I am quite comfortable working with a dry medium for this subject. It’ll be a few more attempts before the portraits get the color-vibrancy that my cars have, for example.

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These two cars were completed right before Christmas.

Please feel free to contact me if you have a subject that you would like rendered in watercolor. There will be more examples to come.

 

 

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About artinsmallplaces

I am Daryl-Ann Hurst, (also using Daryl-Ann Dartt Hurst), an artist and writer, who is also interested in antiques, travel and the outdoors. I am hoping to use this blog to meld all of the interests. I was born and raised in California, have a BA in art, have been published in the New England Antiques Journal and have photography on the Gulf of Maine's website. I have shown paintings and prints nationally since 1978.

Posted on 01/04/2017, in antique cars, art, cars, Christmas, watercolor and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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