Monday, June 27, 2011

Summer of Color Pinks

This weeks color is pinks and my spider lily
fit the bill.  Once again it is a watercolor
that I added to my Grow journal, that I made.
I am filling it with plants that I have grown 
for 2011. You can click on images to enlarge.
I also added this foxglove that grows
prolifically all over our property. It comes
up in many colors. I added a Neocolor wax
pastel for the centers of the individual flower.
The rest is watercolor. I don't think I like
the Neocolor on this one. Too bright...
I took  a photo of the top as it 
was starting to rain and I wanted to 
get the shape and colors right.
Sorry no photo of the Spider Lily .
I must get more organized in the photo
dept., someday.... 
Don't forget to visit Kristin's Summer
of Color. Her button is on my sidebar.
The" blinky" one!

35 comments:

Melodie said...

Oh....I love it!...there's just somthing soothing about a floral watercolor. You did beautiful!

Deborah said...

Beautiful!

craftattack said...

Beautiful pink flowers, I think pink is one of the colours that makes us happy! Hugs, Valerie

NatashaMay said...

These are wonderful! You did a really good job with these drawings.

Kimberly at ArtJoyStuff said...

Lovely pink week! So very pretty!
enJOY a beautiful week,
Kimberly

Nan said...

These are both so pretty...I can only imagine how beautiful your garden is. Thanks for visiting me. Sounds like you had a wonderful dinner last night! :) Nan

Kristin said...

I find myself looking forward to seeing your beautiful creations - the flowers remind me of vintage floral illustrations and are each so soft and feminine. Your book is going to be amazing. Thank you for sharing them here, xo

Melisa said...

These are both really pretty. What a beautiful flower journal you are going to have this year!

Janet said...

Lovely pink flowers....when you're all finished your journal will be filled with beauty.

Janet said...

Lovely pink flowers. When your journal is filled it will be a beautiful reminder of your garden.

Liette alias Pixelle said...

I have tell you how much I like the flowers and the color...so lovely drawing...want to see the next yellow...xxx

Terri Kahrs said...

I adore foxgloves, Sharon! We had tons of them in the garden at our last house, and I miss them! Your watercolor of them is just gorgeous. Your skills are growing by leaps and bounds! Hugs, Terri xoxo

PS Thank you, thank you, Sweet Friend, for your lovely comment and sweet words. You made my heart sing! xoxoxo

Terrie said...

Thanks for visiting my blog last week -
I love the flower sketches - I'm not very good at them so am totally in awe of those who can make drawings actually look like the flowers. Perfect for the pink theme - I expected more flowers, less faces, so it's a nice variation!

Createology said...

Love the pinks...especially the foxgloves. Happy in the pink to you...

Mandy said...

Both are very pretty indeed...xxx

Colleen - the AmAzINg Mrs. B said...

I really like where your painting is going..beautiful!

Pondside said...

The foxgloves grow all over the place up here and I love them. I never know where they'll pop up - always a surprise.

baukje said...

Your spiderlily is beautiful but I agree with you about the foxglove. By the way I love foxgloves, they are so elegant.

joanna said...

Oh I love foxgloves!! your paintings are beautiful!

Netty said...

Oh wow these are wonderfully painted.

Melinda said...

Such lovely flowers.

Kathy said...

Gorgeous flowers Sharon.. you are going to have a beautiful journal when you're done.. Thank you for visiting my blog too and your lovely comment....

Marilyn Rock said...

So beautiful!

Joanna said...

These are so beautiful - you are very talented. This will be such a gorgeous journal.

Lorraine said...

excellent artwork love the colours

JaN's ArTy JouRneY said...

Gorgeous flowers, you are going to have an amazing journal when you are finished :)

Pam Tucker said...

Your watercolors are gorgeous! LOVE the pinks in these. :)

Janelle said...

I love your flowers. I would love to take a class in watercolor painting. So far I just play on my own, but my results are not as stunning as yours.

PaperPumpkin said...

I am so excited about your Grow Journal! What a great idea. I LOVE flowers in my gardens and the accidental ones all around the fields (that have scattered from my green-thumbed neighbor, most likely!) so this just thrilled me. Foxglove has always been a favorite. Someday, I will paint hydrangeas(!). Anyway, I LOVE your pinks and more. Thank you for sharing and for visiting my Blog. I am happy to meet you and now follow you! Happy Yellow! Happy Summer of Color! ~kathy

Chris said...

I just love your watercolours flowers .... you create them so beautifully. Stunning work :D

Janique de Suisse said...

It's VERY beautiful, I love your flowers !!

Kindred Spirit said...

I LOVE your use of colors! You're truly talented :) Can't wait to see what your *yellow* work will look like :D

Joyce said...

Love your watercolors. I would love to try this when we get to orange. Just beginning to paint. I'm a photographer because I can't paint. Your work is inspiring.

Jenny said...

Love your watercolors Sharon... soft and soooo pretty...

Jenny x

aquariann said...

Pretty watercolor flowers! Your grow journal sounds lovely.