Giant Daisies by Ruth S Harris

Huge white daisies in summer.

Watercolors (I use a mixture of M Graham, W&N, Daler Rowney and Schmincke) on Fabriano Artistico extra white CP 140lb paper.

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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  • Lora Garcelon
    Lora Garcelonalmost 7 years ago

    This is so beautiful! I love the colors and the softness of the background.

  • Thank you!

    – Ruth S Harris

  • Marion Chapman
    Marion Chapmanalmost 7 years ago

    painted with such delicacy and beauty.

  • Thank you Marion!

    – Ruth S Harris

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

    super Ruth, just wonderful

  • Thank you so much TraceyAnne :)

    – Ruth S Harris

  • lily pang
    lily pangalmost 7 years ago

    Beautiful and bright colors!

  • Thank you Lily :)

    – Ruth S Harris

  • Valerie Anne Kelly
    Valerie Anne K...almost 7 years ago

    Oh this is lovely.. so bright and cheerful ;) Val

  • Thank you so much Val!

    – Ruth S Harris

  • Harry Gray
    Harry Grayalmost 7 years ago

    nicely done, you bring a joy of color to life !!!!

  • Such a lovely comment, thank you!

    – Ruth S Harris

  • xJoEyXCoSx
    xJoEyXCoSxalmost 7 years ago

    gorgeous! love your paintings their just lovely! :-)

  • It’s very kind of you to say so, thanks!

    – Ruth S Harris

  • Jackie Wilson
    Jackie Wilsonalmost 7 years ago

    Am loving this. Bravo

  • Thank you Jackie :)

    – Ruth S Harris

  • jgmart
    jgmartalmost 7 years ago

    Beautiful watercolor painting

  • Thank you :)

    – Ruth S Harris

  • Carolyn Bishop
    Carolyn Bishopalmost 7 years ago

    Fresh as a daisy … and oh so lovely! Great work, Ruth!

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