Exquisite Blue by Natasha Thomas – June 2003

Exquisite Blue by Natasha Thomas

Finished June 2003
30 inches x 22 inches (full sheet)
Arches 140lb CP and Rembrandt/ W&N Artist Quality Watercolors.

A full sheet close-up of a handmade broach from the 1960′s which belonged to my mom. The broach has “Exquisite” engraved on the back. This was painted for the Watercolor Workshop “Close-up” project. It won first place in the amateur division of the juried art competition at the Neshoba County Fair in August 2003. The strong blue color is Winsor & Newton Antwerp Blue.

Mom's Brooch

This is my Mom’s broach, it’s about 2.5 inches across.

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14 June

Bike Mechanic by Natasha Thomas – February 2003

Bike Mechanic by Natasha Thomas

Finished February 2003
20 inches x 15 inches
Arches 140 lb CP and Rembrandt Artist Quality Watercolors.
This painting of our kids in the yard was painted for the Watercolor Workshop “People” project. It won third place in the Meridian Museum of Art “People’s Choice” Art competition, in the watercolor category, in July 2003. An underpainting of Indian Yellow shows the warm, fall sunshine.

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5 February