The Willow Tree Painting

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A pink willow tree towers over a turtle, snake, bird, rabbit, and various flowers with the night sky overhead.

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(Prints are available for purchase on Fine Art America.)

I first sketched it out with pencil, outlined with pen, and used several layers of colored pencil and watercolor paint. This was inspired by a scene on the river in the great horror film, “Night of the Hunter.”

Blue Flowers Drawing/Painting

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I wanted to add something different to my artwork, and decided that the easiest way was to add a different material. I bought a set of pearlescent watercolors, and this is the first result of my efforts with them:

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I used blue colored pencil to draw the flowers, green to draw the stems, and white to blend it all together. I then used red, green, yellow, and black watercolors to fill in the background space.