Finished.

30 May

And I am pleased enough with it to say I am a watercolor painter now.

I feel accomplished.

(But DAMN if figuring out the whole getting white without using white process is a BITCH!!!)

Anyway – voila:

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41 Responses to “Finished.”

  1. Lolamouse May 30, 2011 at 2:23 pm #

    I love it! And I must say it's rather cheery for you!

  2. MicaelChadwick.com May 30, 2011 at 2:26 pm #

    I am secretly rather cheerful, believe it or not. Just don't tell.

  3. David Allen Waters May 30, 2011 at 2:46 pm #

    You know I adore your work, this is truly beautiful and simple…nature at its best 🙂

  4. mel May 30, 2011 at 3:15 pm #

    brilliant — i am IN AWE…watercolours and i just can't seem to see eye to eye on anything other than 'blurry mess'

    and it's my fave flower, even..

    xo

  5. Mynx May 30, 2011 at 3:23 pm #

    Daisies make me smile, love it. You are so clever

  6. Pat Tillett May 30, 2011 at 4:11 pm #

    It looks pretty accompished to me. I agree with Lola, it's pretty cheerful and light.
    Long time no see! Hope you are doing well.

  7. Heather Reese May 30, 2011 at 5:01 pm #

    That is awesome!

  8. Cat Chat With Caren And Cody May 30, 2011 at 6:00 pm #

    looks like I could pick it right off of the page!

    Great job! I can't paint worth shit. I can't work in color worth shit.

    I only work in black, white or gray…a shrink would have a field day with that.

  9. J~ May 30, 2011 at 6:59 pm #

    I like your sunshine-y side. This is happy 😉

  10. Marlene May 30, 2011 at 8:03 pm #

    Shit, that's gorgeous.

    I've tried watercolors, with abysmal results. I'm jealous.

  11. Pam Tucker May 30, 2011 at 9:03 pm #

    Awesome job! I know how difficult watercolors are… This is gorgeous!

  12. Cyn May 31, 2011 at 12:38 am #

    Fantastic! I love it!

  13. Heather Reese May 31, 2011 at 4:36 pm #

    Would you consider selling it?

  14. MicaelChadwick.com May 31, 2011 at 4:40 pm #

    It's not really sale worthy. It's just in an old sketchbook. But perhaps once I get a little better at what I am doing. And thinking of going in and adding some ink detailing to this one and see what happens…

    I am terribly pleased with it though. It's a good start!

  15. Heather Reese June 2, 2011 at 6:00 am #

    It is beautiful. My mom is looking for some watercolor flower pictures to hang in her room, and she has two kids and just got divorced so she is on a major budget. She really likes the colorful ones like this. Even if it is just in a sketchbook, I would totally pay for it!

  16. Netty June 3, 2011 at 3:14 pm #

    Beautiful watercolour painting and so love these colour combinations. Happy PPF, Annette x

  17. Rosie Kaplan June 3, 2011 at 3:50 pm #

    Voila indeed. It's gorgeous and the white is white. WEll DONE ♥ Rosie

  18. Phoenix Peacock June 3, 2011 at 4:49 pm #

    dont you just adore soaking in that accomplished feeling? You are a watercolorist indeed!

  19. art2cee2 June 3, 2011 at 6:10 pm #

    Beautiful watercolor!

  20. Marlene June 3, 2011 at 6:38 pm #

    Gorgeous Daisy and I would say your are definitely a watercolor artist.

  21. Tammie June 3, 2011 at 6:49 pm #

    pretty and full of life.

  22. Christine June 3, 2011 at 7:55 pm #

    oh this is sooo nice.

  23. toadinaboat.com June 3, 2011 at 9:19 pm #

    Lovely! One of my favorite flowers, too. And you are so right about the whole white thing.

  24. Nelly June 3, 2011 at 10:14 pm #

    Yeah, you can say you are a watercolor artist! You've got skills!

  25. priti.lisa June 3, 2011 at 10:15 pm #

    Hi Watercolor Artist,
    It is perfect…simple, unassuming and beauty-full.
    Daisies are my fav♥

  26. Hybrid J June 3, 2011 at 10:57 pm #

    Simply beautiful and well done!

  27. Julie June 3, 2011 at 11:15 pm #

    I think this is a great painting! Love the petals..nice depth you created with your paints! Happy PPF!

  28. Sunshineshelle June 4, 2011 at 5:46 am #

    Simply perfect 🙂

  29. Gloria June 4, 2011 at 11:21 am #

    Yes, you are a watercolor artist for sure. Love the petals. Excellent job! Have a great weekend and Happy PPF!

  30. Pointy Pix June 4, 2011 at 12:27 pm #

    i love the sky-it looks like those gorgeous wispy clouds you get on summer days (i believe. living in ireland its bern a while since i've seen an actual blue sky! ) anyway, i think its a great watercolour.

  31. Mary Hysong June 4, 2011 at 7:42 pm #

    And well pleased you should be! White objects (and black) are among the most difficult to paint in any medium and you've done very well with the daisy, I take it you havne't done WC very long? Well keep up the good work, glad to have found you through PPF!

  32. Mary Hysong June 4, 2011 at 7:43 pm #

    Lovely job on the daisy. If you want a real challenge in water color try some colored glass and reflections…. Keep painting, you are very good! Happy PPF

  33. MicaelChadwick.com June 4, 2011 at 7:44 pm #

    I only started using watercolor at the first of the year. This whole concept of NOT using white (paint) to get white on the painting is so foreign. I think I am figuring it out quite nicely though.

  34. Giggles June 4, 2011 at 9:45 pm #

    Simple, and beautiful! Love it!

  35. Sacred Yoli June 5, 2011 at 2:03 am #

    Indeed, an artist you are. Beautiful!

  36. Anne June 5, 2011 at 7:04 am #

    Lovely! Great job doing the white without white.

  37. EVA June 5, 2011 at 9:53 am #

    Wow – great job! and especially of not using white. I usually end up with a little acrylic white to help me out on a watercolour – but I didn't really know any better.

  38. Kristin Dudish June 5, 2011 at 10:59 pm #

    So beautiful… I love the colors (and daisies are my favorite!)

  39. Heather June 6, 2011 at 5:19 pm #

    Yes indeed you are!!! Beautiful painting!!!

  40. BahamaDawn June 7, 2011 at 8:00 pm #

    wonderful painting!! i love the colors and the simplicity of this piece!

  41. brendathour June 7, 2011 at 10:15 pm #

    This is such a beautiful painting!

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