Magnolia Grandiflora #1 by Natasha Thomas – July 2003

Magnolia Grandiflora #1 by Natasha Thomas

Finished July 2003
22 inches x 15 inches (half-sheet)
Arches 140lb CP and Rembrandt Artist Quality Watercolors.
Life-size Magnolias (each flower is 10-12 inches across) from photos of the magnificent trees outside the Philadelphia, MS Courthouse. This is painted with a limited palette of Pthalo Blue, Quinacridine Rose and Indian Yellow, plus W&N Permanent White gouache.

Here are some more magnolias, these are much smaller paintings (5 x 7 inches).

Magnolia Grandiflora #2 by Natasha Thomas

5 x 7 inches
August 2003

Magnolia Grandiflora #3 by Natasha Thomas

5 x 7 inches
August 2003

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26 July

Red Rose #1 by Natasha Thomas – July 2003

Red Rose #1 by Natasha Thomas

Finished July 2003
8 inches x 6 inches
Arches 140lb CP and Rembrandt/ W&N Artist Quality Watercolors.
Another rose done using the techniques from Susie Short’s video “Painting Roses”. This rose was painted with a limited palette of Winsor Red, Pthalo Blue (green) and a little Permanent Lemon Yellow.

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25 July

Susie’s Roses #1 by Natasha Thomas – July 2003

Susie's Roses #1 by Natasha Thomas

Finished July 2003
15 inches x 22 inches (half sheet)
Arches 140lb CP and Rembrandt/ W&N Artist Quality Watercolors.
These roses were painted following Susie Short’s video “Painting Roses”.

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21 July