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This is a darker version of a fuchsia painting I recently posted, just as it came back on a photo print from a local photo shop. I was surprised it was much darker than the original, but thought I would post it to show the contrast. The original is painted on Arches 140# cold press paper.

Here is the link to one of my new calendars, with this image on the cover:

Here’s the original painting:

Besides photographing things I find beautiful, I love to paint in watercolor! It can be loads of fun, creating its own beautiful color combinations as they run together on the paper, or it can be surprisingly independent, doing “its own thing” where you pretty much have to give up control – one never knows! That’s all just part of the fun!

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  • Marsha Elliott
    Marsha Elliottover 3 years ago

    Very nice, Pat.

  • Thanks, Marsha – the colors are much brighter in this one.

    – Pat Yager

  • CJTill
    CJTillover 3 years ago

    A stunning painting Pat.

  • I’m so glad you like it, Colin! Thank you! ~ Pat

    – Pat Yager

  • Desirée Glanville
    Desirée Glanvilleover 3 years ago

    So joyful and FREE! :)

  • Thank you for your kind comment!

    – Pat Yager

  • Ann Garrett
    Ann Garrettover 3 years ago


  • Thank you so much, Ann!

    – Pat Yager

  • Carol and Mike Werner
    Carol and Mike...over 3 years ago

    Lovely image, Pat.

  • Hi, Carol and Mike! I’m so pleased you like this one! Thank you!

    – Pat Yager

  • missmoneypenny
    missmoneypennyover 3 years ago

    Beautiful work Pat

  • Thank you, Chris, you’re always so encouraging, my friend!

    – Pat Yager

  • Sally Griffin
    Sally Griffinover 3 years ago

    so nice, Pat!

  • Hi, Sally! Thank you, my friend!

    – Pat Yager

  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesover 3 years ago

    Both are beauiful in their own way!!! Interesting effect!

  • Thanks, Angie. I was so surprised at the brighter effect, but I do like it, too.

    – Pat Yager

  • © Linda Callaghan
    © Linda Callaghanover 3 years ago

    both are lovely Pat..but there is such a difference…one soft and delicate and the other bold and striking. !

  • Hi, Linda! Yes, it’s the difference between the two that so amazes me! I’m learning a new lesson! ~ Pat

    – Pat Yager

  • Angela  Burman
    Angela Burmanover 3 years ago

    How fabulous Pat. Another stunning painting and favourite

  • Thank you, Angela! And thanks for the fave as well, my friend!

    – Pat Yager

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