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Diamond Shoal, 1905, Winslow Homer (1836-1910)

An email from a cousin got me to looking at what is happening in Philadelphia in early April.  I was delighted when I ran across an exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art featuring American Watercolors.  Take a look here.  Looks like a field trip is needed.

 

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Kids Salt paintingYesterday’s kids class had us experimenting with watercolor on paper with salt.  They made these lovely trees.  Great job guys!

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North Royal 1I just finished a commission in watercolor and delivered it this week.  I have put off doing it for several months as watercolor is not my favorite medium.  It’s HARD!  😉

This is a house/office on North Royal Avenue and I wish I had taken a better photograph of it but I just snapped a shot at the last-minute before delivery and it was framed so there is a glass glare on it but you can get the idea here.

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Beach Scene in Watercolor Debbies Beach Scene Debbies 1996Here are two more older paintings that Brother and sister-in-law have hanging in their home.

As a daily painter there was a time that I was painting about 250-300 paintings a year…mostly smaller pieces.  Producing so many I lost track of many of them.  I did start keeping better records a few years ago but these were produced before that time.

It’s thrilling for an artist to see their work hanging in homes.  So I really got a kick when visiting Brother’s home to see these.  So glad they enjoy my work.

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Art from the Past

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One fun thing about going to visit old friends is seeing past paintings that I have done hanging in their homes.  It’s very exciting!  She has the first watercolor I ever painted back in 1997!  Watercolor Magnolia.

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"Walking the Boardwalk"

“Walking the Boardwalk”

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I was thrilled to be asked over the last month or two to do several commissions this Christmas.  I have been waiting to post them on my blog so that I would not spoil the surprise for those receiving them as gifts.  Now I can share them with you.

“Walking the Boardwalk” is a watercolor of a father with his kids walking down a boardwalk.  I love the image that was sent to me so it was  a really fun piece to do.

 

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Dog Days of Summer Sale is over half-way over.  Take advantage of the extreme discounts on original art before the sale ends.  Contact kwalker@doubledogdesigns.com to purchase any of the sale paintings.

Annabelle II oil on canvas, 6"x8" SALE PRICE - $20

Annabelle II
oil on canvas, 6″x8″
SALE PRICE – $20

Spring Apple Tree at Twin Mountain oil on canvas, 8"x10" SALE PRICE - $20

Spring Apple Tree at Twin Mountain
oil on canvas, 8″x10″
SALE PRICE – $20

Chairs on the Porch Watercolor, Matted, 11"x14" SALE PRICE - $25

Chairs on the Porch
Watercolor, Matted, 11″x14″
SALE PRICE – $25 SOLD!

Hollyhocks II Acrylic on Canvas, 9"x12" SALE PRICE - $20

Hollyhocks II
Acrylic on Canvas, 9″x12″
SALE PRICE – $20

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