Flying Colors Transparent Watercolor & Time-Lapse Video

Flying Colors (Detail from 18x24 inch Transparent Watercolor on Arches 140lb HP Paper)

 

Flying Colors (Detail from 18×24-inch Transparent Watercolor on Arches 140lb HP Paper)

Flying Colors (Detail from 18×24-inch Transparent Watercolor on Arches 140lb HP Paper)

Flying Colors (Detail from 18×24-inch Transparent Watercolor on Arches 140lb HP Paper)

Flying Colors (Detail from 18×24-inch Transparent Watercolor on Arches 140lb HP Paper)

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Throwback Thursday: American Coot Watercolor

American Coot Taking Flight (10x14 inch Transparent Watercolor on W&N 140 lb NCP Paper)

American Coot Taking Flight (10×14-inch Transparent Watercolor on W&N 140 lb NCP Paper)

American Coot Taking Flight (2.5×3.5-inch detail Transparent Watercolor on W&N 140 lb NCP Paper)

This is an older painting, probably from 2002. I still remember sketching this stuffed specimen in the Royal Ontario Museum. My wife had a conference in

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Female Eastern Bluebird Transparent Watercolor & Time-Lapse Video

Female Eastern Bluebird on Hawthorn (7x10 inch transparent watercolor on Arches 140lb HP paper)

Female Eastern Bluebird on Hawthorn (7×10-inch transparent watercolor on Arches 140lb HP paper)

Female Eastern Bluebird on Hawthorn (4.5×3-inch detail from 7×10-inch transparent watercolor)

I finished this painting in May but am just now (finally) getting it posted. I’ve not been idle though. I’ve been busy on a complicated painting that I’ll share soon.

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Red, White and Blue (Immature Ring-billed Gull)

Ring-billed Gull (18 x 24-inch transparent watercolor on arches 140lb HP paper)

Ring-billed Gull (18 x 24-inch transparent watercolor on arches 140lb HP paper)

Ring-billed Gull (detail)

Ring-billed Gull (2.5 x 3.5-inch detail from 18 x 24-inch watercolor)

I used to do a lot of larger watercolors, usually in the 18 x 24-inch format but once working 18 x 72 inches! Later I switched

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Tree Swallow Transparent Watercolor & Time-Lapse Video

Tree Swallow (10x7 inch Transparent Watercolor on Arches 140lb HP paper)

Tree Swallow (10×7-inch Transparent Watercolor on Arches 140lb HP paper)

Tree Swallow (detail from 10×7-inch Transparent Watercolor on Arches 140lb HP paper)

This was a quick watercolor-and-ink painting. I had been concentrating on doing highly rendered watercolor paintings for a while and thought it would be fun to whip off a less-detailed,

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