Thursday, November 19, 2015

The Second Watercolor for Peace Painting

Into the Light No.2
Original Watercolor Painting
10 x 8
by Colleen Sanchez

I have a day job working in a gorgeous tropical garden. I love my job, but it does make it challenging to do my second job, painting which I love even more. This morning I'm off so I was finally able to finish this second watercolor for peace. This painting will be heading off to Nohea Gallery in Honolulu. Have a peaceful weekend everyone.


3 comments:

  1. Lovely! I wish you a weekend of Peace as well, Colleen! Aloha
    Kathryn

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  2. Amazing work and I love the details that you have created. The light and shadow play, the colours , it is all so perfect. I am interested in knowing about the papers and colours used by you. As of now I am into pastels but love to restart my watercolours again. Your works are truly inspiring.

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    1. Thank you Manju for the positive comments on my work. Interesting that you are looking at doing watercolor again, while I am now ready to start doing some work in soft pastel. I use arches CP 140LB and 300LB, depending on how much wet into wet I think I may do. Many of my colors are the basics but for flowers I also like to use some of the quinacrodone colors. I think they are so lovely and luminous when I am portraying the light on the delicate petals. Aloha.

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