I started painting my Heritage Series in 2000. These are more recent watercolors that celebrate my culture. Philippine Still Life, WatercolorMangoes on Bontoc Tribal ClothAfter the Rain, 10×14 WatercolorHappy Koi, WC 10x11My Gardenia WC 8 x10TINIKLING WCCane Fields WC 10hx14wCarabao Boys, WatercolorPapa on Caraboa, WC on Shizen 8x8Daddy & me View
This is an old painting that I cherish: I remember, during my mother’s 90th birthday (2001), how pleased she was to receive her great-grandaughter’s card. Someone had embroidered her initial “J’ on her pillowcase. I sketched and painted this to capture that precious moment. She passed away four years later, having shared all her journals, from…[Read more]
My students researched artists, Rene Magritte and Wayne Thiebaud (my first university art professor), to study and apply their concepts of expressing ordinary things in extraordinary, i.e., fun, ways. I painted “Free-Falling” (I loved this game of Jacks, as a child) and “‘Bye-‘Bye, Miss American Pie” (response to current USA events), as well as…[Read more]
The color that I would most love to have is a tube of the PERFECT sky color…Well, the blue skies of Provence, actually. I have yet to find that in watercolor. The closest I’ve seen is Gentian Blue (oil), –I think that’s the name–but I haven’t painted in oils in ages. Sandra, I think you mentioned one to me, and I’d like to buy that one. I…[Read more]
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