Tag Archives: Watercolor

Vying for a Sopt of Alignment

Three celestial bodies vie for a spot of alignment! In preparation, here’s my take on totality! Less than 16 hours for the first ‘Totality’ to appear in Oregon. The last time a total solar eclipse was visible from coast to … Continue reading

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Blue Mountains

Continuing with sketches from a few weeks ago, the Blue Mountains of Pennsylvania. It’s a befitting name for these mountain ranges in western Pennsylvania, for as far as the eye can see is all shades of blue and the distant … Continue reading

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The Sculptures at the main fountain

Day #29/31 #WorldWatercolorMonth Taking a break from nature and looking closely at man made stuff – the restored Italian Limestone sculptures at the main fountain gardens. I’ve sketched some of these when they were crumbling and patinad from years of … Continue reading

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Sketching at Longwood Gardens

Day 9, 10 & 11/31 #WorldWatercolorMonth I decided to do it differently for the past three days of #WorldWatercolorMonth. For days 9,10 and 11 instead of posting each day I did cumulative sketchs of the same subject over and over. … Continue reading

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Fireworks on the National MallĀ 

Day 5/31 – #WorldWatecolorMonth DC put on a spectacular show at the National Mall last night. Fear of thunderstorms had the fate of the fireworks in doubt, but we lucked out and the storm and rain held out long enough … Continue reading

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Utamaro’s Okubi-e

Day2/31 #WorldWatercolorMonth  Sackler gallery’s has a new exhibit ‘Inventing Utamaro’ displaying the famous triptych depicting the theme of “snow, moon and Flowers” of Kitagawa Utamaro. Along side this are also some fabulous woodblock prints of this legendary Japanese artist. I … Continue reading

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Longwood Fountainscape

Day1/31 #WorldWatercolorMonth – yes it’s #WorldWatercolorMonth 2017! It kind of snuck up on me though  Charlie O’Shields over at Doodlewash has been reminding us for almost a month now!  The gorgeous flowerpots at the base of Longwood fountain terrace were … Continue reading

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