Watercolour by Ruth S Harris

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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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  • emele
    emelealmost 7 years ago

    Beautiful artwork, I would love to live in that little cottage!

  • I would too, thank you!

    – Ruth S Harris

  • Lazarita Betancourt
    Lazarita Betan...almost 7 years ago

    I love this work it is so sweet and inviting

  • Jase812
    Jase812almost 7 years ago

    Lovely water colour, well done.

  • Susie J
    Susie Jalmost 7 years ago

    Very nice

  • Susie J
    Susie Jalmost 7 years ago

    Very nice

  • Gudrun Eckleben
    Gudrun Ecklebenalmost 7 years ago

    I adore poppies. This is lovely! Your colours are subtle but still vibrant!!! Wow.

  • Tracey-Anne Pryke
    Tracey-Anne Prykealmost 7 years ago

    just beautiful Ruth

  • HEIDI  HORVATH
    HEIDI HORVATHalmost 7 years ago

    Love this!
    I love Poppies!!!
    :)

    Nice feel to this and beautfiul colour!

  • dairygirl08
    dairygirl08almost 7 years ago

    wow, such talent you have, stunning water colour

  • Katja Klages
    Katja Klagesalmost 7 years ago

    What a lovely painting :-)

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