We’ve had snow and freezing temperatures for the last week, and I’ve been dreaming of spring flowers. I was going to do more work to this but friends love it just as it is, so it’s done!

Watercolour on 140lb Artistico extra white CP


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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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  • Marcelle Raphael
    Marcelle Raphaelover 1 year ago

    so pretty! One of my favorite flowers.

  • Val Spayne
    Val Spayneover 1 year ago

    Maybe we have had the last of the snow now Ruth and will be able to see the spring bulbs peeking. Your daffs are lovely,fresh and loose.

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeover 1 year ago

    Gorgeous work Ruth. I’m ready for spring. :o)

  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesover 1 year ago

    It is perfect, a wonderful, dreamy magical watercolor, and I too am dreaming of spring so this does the trick!

  • Sally Griffin
    Sally Griffinover 1 year ago

    so cheery and bright!!! “spring, please come soon!” a gorgeous painting, Ruth!

  • Jacki Stokes
    Jacki Stokesover 1 year ago

    Lovely and loose and so fresh – just as daffodils should be! Beautiful work.

  • Teresa Pople
    Teresa Popleover 1 year ago

    This is simply a stunning piece of work . . .love it . . x

  • Beatrice Cloake
  • cindy50
    cindy50over 1 year ago

    Great work!

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciover 1 year ago

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