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Hvar Boat

24″ x 18″ 140 lb. watercolor paper
$200 unframed

When we traveled to Croatia, we visited many small villages along the Dalmatian Coast and on the islands that dot the Croatian coastline. While staying on the island of Hvar, we walked out onto the dock in a small harbor where we saw this boat tied up for the night. Perfect! Continue reading

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Hungarian Parliament at Night

24″ x 18″ 140 lb. watercolor paper
$200 unframed


While traveling in Eastern Europe, we visited Budapest, Hungary, and viewed the majestic Hungarian Parliament while on a boat ride on the Danube River. This night-time view is not to be missed if you visit Budapest.

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Neighborhood

24″ x 11″ 140 lb. watercolor paper


This is looking out onto the street in front of our younger daughter’s second story window. I was up one morning while we were visiting and was taken by all the shapes and colors and how the cars were arranged on the street.

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Santa Maria de Montserrat

18″ x 24″ on 140 lb. watercolor paper
$150 unframed


While traveling in northeastern Spain in the fall of 2016, we visited the Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey located up in a beautiful mountain top ravine. We spent several hours walking around the grounds, taking pictures and admiring the views down into the cloud-shrouded valley below.

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Ghost City

18″ x 24″ on 140 lb. watercolor paper
$150 unframed

I saw this village while we were traveling from Salzburg, Austria to Munich, Germany. When I started this painting, I drew the image and put masking fluid on the church and trees so I could freely splash on the blue paint for the sky, but inadvertently dripped some masking fluid right down the middle of the page. Impatient to start painting, I wiped off the excess fluid before it was completely dry grinding fluid into the paper. When I applied the blue paint, the fluid streak stood out as a dark vertical line in the sky. What to do? Not wanting to start over, I decided to make a shadowy city in the background with the annoying streak as a large church spire. When you have lemons . . .

 

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Pont du Gard

Pont du Gard
24″ x 18″ 140 lb. watercolor paper
$150 unframed

Pont du Gard is a 2000 year old aqueduct built by the Romans to bring fresh water to Nimes, France. Continue reading

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