Thursday, January 14, 2010

Sparkling Colors on the River


Well I am onto a little change of pace; I am working on some miniature pictures. I have applied in the fall to have a show at a gallery in our area and I am very hopeful that I will be picked. I really enjoy working on miniature pictures using ink and watercolor. With this combination I am able to create very detailed landscapes and seascape with the odd bit of wildlife. I find this a very intimate type of art. My usual picture size is 3 x 4 inches in a 5 x 7 frame but now that I have my own mat cutter I will be able to expand to other shapes and sizes.
My picture "Sparkling Colors on the River" came from one of our camping spots this summer. We were experiencing a heat wave at the time and the only thing to do in the late afternoon was to go down to the river and swim and paint. Steve and I would take our books and my paint supplies and spend a few hours by the river each day. It was great fun and this picture really reminds me of those days.

4 comments:

Pencil Sanity said...

This is beautiful Wendy and I hope that you will be picked for a show.

Dors said...

I love all the detail in this Wendy. and the colors are lovely. The nice sunny reflections of the foliage in the water. Love it.

Good luck with the gallery show.

Brenda Hill said...

A lovely painting Wendy.

Wendy Mould said...

Thanks Maria, Dors and Brenda. I am glad you enjoyed my picture.