Short Hiatus

Due to some pressing family concerns, I’ll be absent from WordPress for a couple of weeks—give or take a little. I’ll read your posts if I can, but won’t be posting.

I’ll leave you with a recent watercolor painting…

Serenity

simple and serene

nature speaks in blue and green

calms naked spirit



©️2022 July Day



haiku

Image my own watercolor painting.

Sun Bounce

Sun Bounce
nodding evergreen
holds silent sentinel
over lake reflections

©️2022 July Day

haiku

Watercolor image my own.

Cliffs in Watercolor

This is a painting I did back in the fall. First, as I almost always do, I made a rough sketch on watercolor paper using a photograph for reference. The next day, I painted most of the picture, then finished it off on day three.

Day one: rough sketch of cliffs
Day two: the bulk of the painting
Day three: adding details

A landscape, by far, is my favorite subject to paint. Anything in the natural world, from fog-topped cliffs like these, to a small wildflower, has the power to catch my eye. When out and about, I always have my iPhone in my pocket to take a pic of whatever I find interesting. One never knows what might inspire a painting.

©️2022 July Day


Images my own.

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