watercolors and faces…

“Do the best you can until you know better.  Then when you know better,  do better.” ~ Maya Angelou~

We have been snowed in since last Friday.  It’s been very cold for Arkansas but I heard the temperatures will be on an upward trend by the middle of the week.

This piece is watercolor background on watercolor paper.  I let it dry completely and did some pen work on it.  I started to use Caran d’Ache crayons to highlight some areas but the pen and crayons didn’t mix very well.   I had fun making circles 🙂

NOTE:  I linked this to Paint Party Friday

IMG_1335to see more details, click on the photo to enlarge it…



Some sketchbook bits:




7 thoughts on “watercolors and faces…

  1. dalecooper57 December 9, 2013 / 3:52 am

    Wow, those watercolour and pencil pictures are completely amazing. Looks like Klimt finally got the hang of colour.


  2. lee December 11, 2013 / 10:59 am

    love the new header, and wow those sketches are amazing I love love the one with all the colours


  3. Faye December 14, 2013 / 9:46 am

    Your faces are delightful. And I love the gorgeous colors and circles in your watercolor painting.


  4. giggles December 15, 2013 / 2:14 am

    This is wonderful love all the color and your great faces too!! Good job! I agree it does have a Klimt flavour to it!!

    Hugs Giggles


  5. Linda K December 15, 2013 / 8:35 am

    your page with all the circles is just fascinating! great portraits too. It’s nice to be snowed in sometimes 🙂


  6. art-a-tag December 17, 2013 / 10:21 am

    I do love the page with the circles – so lively!


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