Translucence by Jan Lawnikanis

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Watercolour on full sheet of cp watercolour paper. A painting of rhododendrons from the botanic gardens in Christchurch, New Zealand. At present, this is my very favourite floral painting.


  • Claudia Dingle
    Claudia Dingleover 3 years ago

    So beautiful! You are a master of painting light.

  • Thanks! Capturing light in my painting is one of my primary goals. Watercolours are ideal for that.

    – Jan Lawnikanis

  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackelover 3 years ago


  • Thanks Cindy. Have just entered it into the Australian Watercolour Institute exhibition, so will see if it gets accepted.

    – Jan Lawnikanis

  • Virginia McGowan
    Virginia McGowanover 3 years ago

    another simple incredible piece!

  • Thanks for your constant encouragement. This one IS kinda special to me.

    – Jan Lawnikanis

    ANNETTE HAGGERover 3 years ago

    Please add to the Just Weatercolours Group !…………anna : )

  • Will do! And thanks for adding to your Faves.

    – Jan Lawnikanis

  • scallyart
    scallyartover 3 years ago

    Perfect work so very pretty.

  • Thank you kindly!

    – Jan Lawnikanis

  • I just read your bio. We used to live in Perth and also at Tingledale, near Walpole. Haven’t been to Dumbleyung though! All the best with your shop.

    – Jan Lawnikanis

  • Marriet
    Marrietover 3 years ago

    As a big fan of rhododendrons, I like this very much.
    You have done a fabulous job of capturing the nuances of their petals! A
    very lovely work!!!

  • Thanks Marriet, you are very kind.

    – Jan Lawnikanis

  • Thanks for such lovely words, Marriet.

    – Jan Lawnikanis

  • hangwilliamson
    hangwilliamsonover 3 years ago

    The most perfect painting!!!

  • Oh, thanks for that!

    – Jan Lawnikanis

  • Oh, thank you! X

    – Jan Lawnikanis

  • For some strange reason, my replies kept disappearing, so I wrote again. And then they came back! So you get double the gratitude!

    – Jan Lawnikanis

  • bevmorgan
    bevmorganover 3 years ago

    So fresh, and so very beautiful. Wonderful glow and transparency, Jan. Love it!

  • I appreciate your kind words, thanks Bev.

    – Jan Lawnikanis

    ANNETTE HAGGERover 3 years ago

  • Wow, thanks for that. A real honour!

    – Jan Lawnikanis

  • Polly Greathouse
    Polly Greathouseover 3 years ago

    This is MY favourite floral painting now too! b e a u t i f u l .

  • Thanks Polly. I’m so glad you like it.

    – Jan Lawnikanis

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