Warm Leaves

Warm Leaves

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Warm Leaves for Lynn Cohen (prize of my past giveaway). Finally!!!!

And I guess what took me so long to pick up the brush and paint this piece is because of fear…or perhaps thinking of the best thing to paint. Or busyness.

And I learn better.

So I just pick up my brush and paint paint paint. And I’m thankful. I hope this painting surprises her.
This is inspired by Fall.

warm leaves painting

Warm Leaves. Watercolor and Acrylics in Berkeley watercolor paper

I am excited to paint as much as I can and to really practice deliberately.
Because that’s the only remedy I know how to enjoy the beauty of everything around me.
The word painting itself makes me fall madly deeply happily in love……
Let’s paint shall we?


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14 Responses

  1. susan

    Wonderful, whimsical painting in delicious colors.

  2. Annette G

    Am sure Lynn will love it. Happy PPF, Annette x

  3. Carolyn Dube

    Your leaves are so detailed and fabulously fall! Happy PPF!

  4. Faye

    Lis, the painting is gorgeous, warm, and autumnal! The addition of the blue-purple just makes it extra special.

  5. Anne

    Lovely painting, beautiful yellow autumn light and translucent leaves, I love it!

  6. aimee

    so pretty! it would make a lovely wall hanging!

  7. carlarey

    I’m with you, Sister! Raise your paint brushes in salute!

  8. Tracey Fletcher King

    some of the textures in those leaves are wonderful and the colour palette is great with those pops of purplish blue… really great…xx

  9. Mary C. Nasser

    Lovely warm leaves.
    And I love the bits of complementary blue in the composition, too!

    Happy PPF!!
    Mixed-Media Map Art

  10. Alicia

    wonderful piece! I’ve taken photos of autumn leave they look just like this.

  11. Lynn Cohen

    Really, this is for me? Wow! Thank you so much. I am blown away like fall leaves from a tree!
    This so reminds me of all the fall color we saw over the past 3weeks on our road trip.
    Again, thank you so much for your generosity .

  12. giggles

    Who wouldn’t love this fantastic piece!! Good job…very beautiful, rich in color and texture!!

    Hugs Giggles

  13. Lori

    Lovely image. I like the wash and textures used as background to your leaves.

  14. The Editor

    I like the flat leaves, the 2-D aspect – it really works and reminds me of books I read as a child. warmest regards

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