Dogwood by Natasha Thomas – February 2005

Dogwood by Natasha Thomas

Finished February 2005
15 inches x 11 inches
Watercolor on bright white Arches 140lb
This painting was completed for the Watercolor Workshop “Negative Painting” project, and was done from a photo in the WetCanvas image library.

Here is another painting for the same project, composed from several photos I took at the MS Museum for Natural Science. I forgot to write down the name of the fish, though.

Fish - Natasha Thomas

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20 February

Amaryllis and 2 African Birds by Natasha Thomas

Amaryllis and 2 African Birds by Natasha Thomas

Finished December 2004
7 inches x 5 inches
Watercolor on bright white Arches 150lb
This painting was completed for a Sharing with Artist Partners painting SWAP.

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8 December

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

Three Tulips by Natasha Thomas – April 2003

Three Tulips by Natasha Thomas

Finished April 2003
5 inches x 7 inches
Arches 140lb CP and Rembrandt Artist Quality Watercolors.
A mini flower study done from life.

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5 April

Glass Peppers in Black and White by Natasha Thomas – March 2003

Glass Peppers in Black and White by Natasha Thomas

Finished March 2003
16 inches x 12 inches
Charcoal and white charcoal on grey Mi Teintes 75lb pastel paper
This drawing was completed from life for the Brian’s Drawing Buddies “Still Life” challenge.

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25 March

Zinnias and a Dark Curtain by Natasha Thomas – December 2002

Zinnias and a Dark Curtain by Natasha Thomas

Finished Dec 2002.
12 inches x 9 inches
Arches 140 lb CP and Rembrandt Artist Quality Watercolors.
A painting done from life of sunlight pouring through a window onto two bright orange zinnias from my neighbour’s yard.

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5 December

Tea Would Be Nice by Natasha Thomas – September 2002

Tea Would Be Nice by Natasha Thomas

Finished September 2002.
12 inches x 9 inches
Arches 140 lb CP and graphite.
This drawing was done from life for the Brian’s Drawing Buddies “Geometric” project.

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28 September