Novel Aspirations II by ArtPearl

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One of these herons is a “book worm” and one is a free spirit, both have aspirations whether inspired by watching & reading or by doing, exploring personally…
Which strategy is better for a fulfilled life?
Which one reminds you of yourself?
W&N watercolor paints and some watercolor pencils on Yupo paper.

For another version of this idea with some differences in elements of the environment, and painted on traditional paper see

Novel Aspirations I
by ArtPearl

Comments on the individual paintings or which one you prefer are most welcome

My paintings(watercolor on paper/yupo) depict hypothetical scenes aimed at capturing ideas and moods.
My paintings are in private collections, juried exhibition, group & solo shows.
Selected Recent awards :
SDWS 2011-Best Miniature; 2012-3rd place, Juror’s commendation, Honorable Mention
SWAA: 3/2012 3rd place
Sojie12: 1st Place, Originality
Sojie 13: Excellence in Watercolor.
Sojie 14: 1st Place, Traditional
To buy originals or prints <13×19 b-mail me.

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  • Cosimo Piro
    Cosimo Piroover 2 years ago

    Beautiful work… I’m definitely not a bookworm, as much as I’d like to read more than I do. They are both great images but I much prefer Aspirations 1… a gentler image for the eyes.

  • Robin Monroe
    Robin Monroeover 2 years ago

    excellent painting:)

  • Keith Reesor
    Keith Reesorover 2 years ago

    Marvelous!! :)

    GEORGE SANDERSONover 2 years ago

    Lovely work and great symbolism !!!

  • tori yule
    tori yuleover 2 years ago

    beautiful work

  • Fran Webster
    Fran Websterover 2 years ago

    great painting and concept behind it. I also really enjoy your style. Find I get lost in the detail.

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