Titles aren’t my strong point….. English white roses, painted with watercolours.

Another in my series of small format, affordable art.

5.5″ × 7.5″, watercolour on Artistico extra white.

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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Comments

  • Victoria  _Ts
    Victoria _Tsalmost 2 years ago

    Another beautiful painting

  • Val Spayne
    Val Spaynealmost 2 years ago

    The extra white paper works well. I`ve never used it. Lovely Ruth.

  • bevmorgan
    bevmorganalmost 2 years ago

    So fresh and glowing, Ruth. Splendid watercolour.

  • Lynda Robinson
    Lynda Robinsonalmost 2 years ago

    Wonderful warm v cool and superb technique! Love it Ruth.

  • Beatrice Cloake
  • EdsMum
    EdsMumalmost 2 years ago

    Congratulations, 24th Nov. 2012………..Shirley

  • MotherNature
    MotherNaturealmost 2 years ago

    Watercolor is, arguably, my favorite medium and this is so lovely:>) Congratulations on your feature in Gorgeous Flower Cards – FAVE:>)

  • © Angela L Walker
    © Angela L Walkeralmost 2 years ago


    Congratulations! Here is your permanent feature page for this wonderful work!

  • MotherNature
    MotherNaturealmost 2 years ago

    This is already hanging in my favorites gallery:>) So pleased to see it here again as a feature!

  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesalmost 2 years ago

    Well watercolors are your strong point! Beautifully rendered! Congrats on your recent feature!

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