Barges On The Seine Paris Watercolor Painting

Barges On The Seine, Paris Watercolor SOLD This is the view from the walking bridge in Paris that connects the left bank with the right bank. Parisians actually live in these old barges and have made them into wonderful homes right in the middle of Paris. They have the right to live there as long as the boats remain docked and are not used for traffic on the river. This is one of my favorite painting spots in Paris, not only for the beautiful view but because there is only foot traffic on the bridge. It is a favorite hangout for art students and always a lively and fun locale. This is a studio painting because I wanted to take a long time on the drawing and work in a larger size. The

Downtown Denver Watercolor Painting

Cityscapes are one of my favorite subjects and this is a painting of 17th Street in Downtown Denver. It is actually a mixed media painting because I used pastel along with watercolor. These two mediums work well together and I did the major work on the painting with watercolor and then put on some final touches with pastel to add texture. This area of Denver is a favorite of mine and I have painted it several times in different weather conditions and different times of the day. The glass buildings display such wonderful reflections of the other buildings and they are always different. When I’m painting a city scape like this I am more interested in capturing the gritty feeling and the no

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