Project Description

Nature has become my muse where colors and texture play a major part in my work.

I love what Rembrandt said, “Choose only one master – Nature.”

Watercolor painting Autumn Joy

Overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains

Watercolor, 12″ x 12″

Every vantage point at the Blue Ridge Parkway is a breathtaking view.  Plein air painting is so much fun!

Watercolor painting Rainshower Clouds

Rain shower Clouds

Watercolor, 16″ x 16″ framed

“I shut my eyes in order to see.” Paul Gauguin

Painting I Will Meet You by the Pond

I will Meet You near the pond

Watercolor, 12″ x 12″

“A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.” Paul Cezzanne

Watercolor painting Porch with a View

Porch With a view

Watercolor, 9″ x 12″

A charming landscape from the porch!

Watercolor painting Overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains

Overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains

Watercolor, 12″ x 12″

Painting By Grandfather Mountain

By Grandfather Mountain

Watercolor, 11″ x 14″

A looming thunderstorm is approaching!

Painting Hickory Nut Gorge at Chimney Rock at

Hickory Nut Gorge, Chimney Rock

Watercolor, 9″ x 12″

It was a weekend getaway for my hubby and I, and just a few yards away from our cottage, is this happy cascading of water bubbling its way through the gorge.

Painting Memory of Santa Barbara

Memory of Santa Barbara

Watercolor, 11″ x 14″

“Every line is the actual experience with its own unique story.”

Cy Twombly

Painting I See You Beyond the Clouds

I see you beyond the clouds

Watercolor, 9″ x 11″

The ever changing cloud formations and colors are a wonder to me.

Painting Hideaway Island

Hideaway Island

Watercolor, 11″ x 15″

To capture a fleeting moment is the brain’s awesome work.

Watercolor painting An Afternoon from my Porch

an afternoon from my porch

Watercolor, 9″ x 12″

Waiting for inspiration and a new vision.

“All you need to paint is a few tools, a little instruction, and a vision in your mind.” Bob Ross

Watercolor painting Waterrock Knob

Waterrock Knob, milepost 451

Watercolor, 12″ x 12″

My hubby and I parked by the Waterrock Knob Overlook and voila, I started painting!

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