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Topic: Flea Market Watercolor - Update: Won an Award!  (Read 5355 times)
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« on: March 30, 2012 07:38:14 PM »

My latest painting (my fifth one now).....this time a watercolor using several photos from a visit to the Rose Bowl Flea Market in Pasadena, CA.

The final size is 14 1/4" x 27 3/4" on 400lb Arches Cold Press.  I'm still trying to determine how many hours these watercolors take me (the last one took me 120 hours and was less complex) and so I set a timer for every one of my work sessions.  83.5 hours spent on this over a span of only two weeks!  I'm getting faster!  This was accomplished while teaching a full course load just to prove to my students....IT CAN BE DONE!



and detail of my favorite area:


ETA - I received word on Monday that this painting won an award in a regional show last weekend.  I sure wish I could have been there for the opening, but the weather was AWFUL!
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« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2012 08:52:12 PM »

Wow!  So much detail and so well done.  And it's watercolor?!  This painting rocks!  Awesome work!

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« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2012 04:38:26 AM »

Your work is amazing!  So life-like it almost seems like it's a photo.
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« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2012 06:13:18 AM »

Just WOW!
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« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2012 07:17:51 AM »

I really love your work, I checked out your website also..I envy your talent!
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« Reply #5 on: March 31, 2012 08:06:15 AM »

Incredible work!
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« Reply #6 on: March 31, 2012 08:32:45 AM »

Amazing! The detail is wonderful. Love it!  Cheesy
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So unbelievably amazing. great work! Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: March 31, 2012 01:32:09 PM »

LOVE it!
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« Reply #9 on: March 31, 2012 08:23:16 PM »

Oh WOW! I can't believe you got that much detail with watercolor!! Amazingly well done! I do not have the patience to even try to be that good lol!
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