Thursday, April 9, 2020

Anna's Painting (60) - Bounty of Joy

Bounty of Joy (watercolor)


Anna's Painting (59) - Pomp and Circumstance

Pomp and Circumstance (watercolor)



Anna's Painting (58) - Lassen Volcanic National Park, California

Lassen Volcanic National Park, California (watercolor)


Anna's Painting (57) - Japanese Garden at Huntington Library

Japanese Garden at Huntington Library (watercolor)


Anna's Painting (56) - Chinese Garden at Huntington Library

Chinese Garden at Huntington Library (watercolor)

Every time I went to LA to visit my sisters and brothers, we always made a stop at Huntington Library


Anna's Painting (55) - Freehand Style Peony

Freehand Style Peony (ink and Chinese watercolor)

Tried a new way to paint peonies.

Anna's Painting (54) - Mountain Clouds

Mountain Clouds (ink and Chinese watercolor)



Anna's Painting (53) - Solitude

Solitude (ink)


Anna's Painting (52) - Symphonic Bouquet

Symphonic Bouquet (watercolor)

This is the bouquet that I received from my sons on Mother's Day.




Anna's Painting (51) - Friendship Forever

Symphonic Bouquet (watercolor)

Friendship Forever (ink)

I gave a painting similar to this to my best friend for her birthday many years ago.
Revisited my favorite subject recently.

Anna's Painting (50) - Chicago Rocks

Chicago Rocks (watercolor)

This rock climbing wall is at the northern end of Chicago's water front Millennium Park.

Anna's Painting (49) - Three's a Crowd

Three's a Crowd (ink)

It was fun to paint something different.

Anna's Painting (48) - Spring Scenery

Spring Scenery (ink and Chinese watercolor)

Anna's Painting (47) - New Steps on Old Paths

New Steps on Old Paths (watercolor)

It was an honor for this work to receive the
Best of Show award in the 2018 Annual
Barbara Luton Art Competiton.

Anna's Painting (46) - After Qi Baishi’s Red Plum Blossoms

After Qi Baishi’s Red Plum Blossoms
(ink and Chinese watercolor)

Qi Baishi (1864-1957) was a Chinese brush painting master, noted for the whimsical, often playful style of his brush works.

Anna's Painting (45) - Peony Basket

Peony Basket
(ink and Chinese watercolor)


Anna's Painting (44) - Harbor Sunset

Harbor Sunset (watercolor)

Paint a sunset scene using Nita Engle's "make a watercolor paint itself" technique.

Anna's Painting (43) - Ink Lotus

Ink Lotus (ink)


Anna's Painting (42) - Love Is...

Love Is... (1 Corinthians 13:7)
(ink and Chinese watercolor)

Anna's Painting (41) - Lotus Pond at the Holden Arboretum

Lotus Pond at the Holden Arboretum
(watercolor)

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Anna's Painting (40) - A Shaker Winter Scene

A Shaker Winter Scene (ink and Chinese watercolor)


Anna's Painting (39) - Call to Grow

Call to Grow (ink and Chinese watercolor)


Anna's Painting (38) - Beyond the Rushes

Beyond the Rushes (ink)

Anna's Painting (37) - A Lazy Summer Afternoon

A Lazy Summer Afternoon
(ink and Chinese watercolor)

Anna's Painting (36) - Thoreau's Retreat

Thoreau's Retreat (ink)


Anna's Painting (35) - Enchanting Blossoms

Enchanting Blossoms
(ink and Chinese watercolor)

Anna's Painting (34) - Triune

Triune (ink and Chinese watercolor)


Anna's Painting (33) - Love Forever

Love Forever
(ink and Chinese watercolor)

Anna's Painting (32) - Whispering Breeze

Whispering Breeze
(ink and Chinese watercolor)


Anna's Painting (31) - Serenity

Serenity (ink and Chinese watercolor)