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Garden Sentries by bevmorgan

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Watercolour on 140 lb. Arches cold press. 18"X30"
This is one of my largest watercolour paintings. I should have stretched the paper first, but instead wet both sides and worked on a large piece of gator board without even taping it down. Surprisingly, I was able to keep it fairly flat and with pressing, it came out very well (just lucky this time, I think).

Original is available for sale
I remember hollyhocks so clearly in my child’s eye. I grew up in England, and our garden was filled with these tall stately flowers. We still see them in Canada but not nearly to the same degree, so to paint them was like travelling back in time for me, but I am not saying how far back.


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hollyhocks, watercolour, birthday card

Painting is such an integral part of my personality and my life. I find much joy and satisfaction in the process, and if the results are pleasing then I am also gratified, but I must admit it is the process that intrigues me and sparks my creative juices.
I paint primarily in watercolour but love to experiment with other media, especially in combination with my watercolour. I would be honoured if you were inclined to take the time to browse through my work.

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Comments

  • CJTill
    CJTillalmost 3 years ago

    Such beautiful work you bring use Bev.

  • Thanks so much, Colin. You really are the kindest person.

    – bevmorgan

  • maggie326
    maggie326almost 3 years ago

    Wow Stunning image Bev fantastic work

  • Thank you, Maggie. It means a lot that you like it.

    – bevmorgan

  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesalmost 3 years ago

    What stunning detail, color and format! Just love it! Wow!

  • Thanks for the lovely words, Angie.

    – bevmorgan

  • linmarie
    linmariealmost 3 years ago

    WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! am I in awe!!!! this is a stunner my friend, just amazing and pleasing to the eyes,, so inspirational.. peace and love linmarie

  • You made my day, Linmarie. Thanks so much.

    – bevmorgan

  • Betty Smith_Voce
    Betty Smith_Vocealmost 3 years ago

    Beautiful. I have not seen Hollihocks for so long that this is a very special treat for me as well… Stunning work.

  • Thank you, Betty. They really are a very special flower, aren’t they?

    – bevmorgan

  • Lyn Evans
    Lyn Evansalmost 3 years ago

    Really love this Bev…gorgeous!!

  • Thanks so much, Lyn, for your kindness.

    – bevmorgan

  • LoveringArts
    LoveringArtsalmost 3 years ago

    Wow What an Astonishing verve to a Magical work of Art Bev, the staggering watercolor and stunning palette is simply outrageous ! but soooooooooooo Outstanding ! it just gets better & better !

  • Well, you certainly brightened my day with this fabulous comment, Paul. Thanks so very much for being you.

    – bevmorgan

  • Sharon House
    Sharon Housealmost 3 years ago

    Absolutely beautiful!!!!!

  • Thank you, Sharon. It is such a pleasure to meet you.

    – bevmorgan

  • Agnes McGuinness
    Agnes McGuinnessalmost 3 years ago

    This is sooo lovely. Looks fabulous framed. x

  • Thanks, Agnes. I am so pleased you think so.

    – bevmorgan

  • Ann Mortimer
    Ann Mortimeralmost 3 years ago

    Yes, I love them too…this is really lovely Bev!

  • Thank you so much, Ann. This is most appreciated.

    – bevmorgan

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