Psychedelic Trees in Watercolor

      I was painting trees with just 2 brushes and 2 colors. I was really happy with the results and decided to add some backgrounds. The effect is somewhat psychedelic.

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      Painting of a Mountain Path

        During Golden Week we went to Mt Kuju. This is a beautiful mountain in Kuju national park, Oita prefecture Japan. Luckily, I found a lovely part of the route to paint.

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        Painting a Japanese Fishing Boat

          I’m painting Sasebo still but this time with the addition of a boat. In this painting of a sea scene I wanted to create a golden sunset and to make it as light and as dazzling as possible. I also wanted it to feel as though there is almost no border between the sky and the sea but that both elements just disappear into one another. And I wanted a sense of spaciousness, of vastness, so I simplified the painting to just one fishing boat and an island in the distance.

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          Sasebo Revisited

            Watercolor seascapes of Sasebo, a beautiful place with over 200 islands, in Nagasaki prefecture, Japan. Sasebo has very unusual and beautiful islands.

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            Watercolor Paintings of Rickshaws in Japan

              Watercolor sketch of a rickshaw in Japan.

              I have a watercolor painting of a rickshaw. It’s a good picture. But the sky isn’t quite right. So I’m attempting to re-paint it.

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