I’ve run out of titles! Watercolour on Fabriano Artistico extra white, the original work measures 5.5″ × 7.5″


yellow, sunflowers, sun, flower, floral, watercolour, watercolor, vibrant, bright, nature, garden

I have a passion for watercolours and love to play with colour, exploring the effect of combining pigment and water on the paper. Challenging the traditional view that watercolours are pale and washy, I love vibrant colour used in exciting combinations. I am especially drawn to flowers, their three dimensional forms presenting endless challenges.

I won the SAA Amateur Artist of the Year 2012 for my painting “Cosmic Poppies”.

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  • Marsha Elliott
    Marsha Elliottover 1 year ago

    Ruth, these are gorgeous & a real pick-me-up on this cold blustery day!

  • Thank you Marsha, we haven’t seen much of the sun over the last year so I’m craving the bright colours!

    – Ruth S Harris

  • Jim Phillips
    Jim Phillipsover 1 year ago

    What a gorgeous splash of bold and beautiful this morning. Nicely done Ruth.

  • Thank you so much Jim! :)

    – Ruth S Harris

  • Sally Griffin
    Sally Griffinover 1 year ago

    oooohhhhh love the brillant colors and the looseness is just wonderful!!!!!

  • Thanks Sally, it’s much looser than I usually paint but so much fun….. I think I’m finally getting the hang of it!

    – Ruth S Harris

  • Val Spayne
    Val Spayneover 1 year ago

    Glorious colour…..just what we need.

  • Thank you Val, sometimes you just have to go for it! :)

    – Ruth S Harris

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeover 1 year ago

    Breathtaking. Gorgeous creation.

  • Thank you Bunny :)

    – Ruth S Harris

  • Evita
    Evitaover 1 year ago

    Beautiful work !!!

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  • Bev  Wells
    Bev Wellsover 1 year ago

    Love the texture and strong colour lovely painting

  • DeeZ (D L Honeycutt)
    DeeZ (D L Hone...over 1 year ago

    Please consider submitting this wonderful work of art to the Artistry Group HERE

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciover 1 year ago

    March 30th, 2013
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