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Abstract painting from my gemstones series, mixed aquamedia on full sheet Arches 140 lb cold press paper, original size 30×22. Mixed media includes Winsor & Newton transparent watercolor, Pelikan ink, and Liquitex acrylic.

Featured in Feel, Don’t Copy group, February 2010.

Top 10 in Art & Photography group’s THE MOST COLOURS YOU CAN FIND challenge, May 2010.
Top 10 in ALL AROUND THE STYLES! group’s Powerful Combination of Colors challenge, December 2010.

  1. Winner in Works on Paper group’s Color challenge, December 2011.


abstract, aquamedia, cinnabar, dana, gemstones, purple, red, roper, sienna, yellow

I am fascinated by the concept of serendipity – the spontaneous discovery of one thing while searching for another. I rarely plan my art. I prefer to LET it happen rather than MAKE it happen.

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  • Canadia-Eskimo
    Canadia-Eskimoabout 5 years ago

    Absolutely lovely!

  • Thank you! I appreciate your comment!

    – Dana Roper

  • mimulux
    mimuluxabout 5 years ago

    i just love those colours.. beautiful!! instant fav

  • Thanks again!

    – Dana Roper

  • Zefira
    Zefiraabout 5 years ago

    Beautiful work

  • Many thanks, Zefira!

    – Dana Roper

    NAGILLAHabout 5 years ago


  • Thanks!

    – Dana Roper

  • Roslyn Slater
    Roslyn Slaterabout 5 years ago


  • Thank you Roslyn!

    – Dana Roper

  • Enoeda
    Enoedaabout 5 years ago

    Whow, powerful colours! Beautiful!

  • Thanks for all your wonderful comments!

    – Dana Roper

  • JuliaWright
    JuliaWrightabout 5 years ago

    Very beautiful work

  • Thank you, Julia! I had fun doing this one!

    – Dana Roper

  • Lynne Kells (earthangel)
    Lynne Kells (e...about 5 years ago

    That’s brilliant in so many ways.

  • Thank you so much, earthangel!!!

    – Dana Roper

  • maggiebernet
    maggiebernetalmost 5 years ago

    wow, now this is stunning, addicting, exhilarating, master piece, LOVE LOVE IT, your colors are just unbelievable, simply fantastic

  • Wow, Maggie!!! Thanks for such a thoughtful and kind comment!!!

    – Dana Roper

  • maggiebernet
    maggiebernetalmost 5 years ago

    Dana, that is so deserved and you are one incredible artist, hats off to you, I am impressed, congrats. :)

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