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  • Virgil Carter‘s profile was updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago

  • “Hill Country Back Road, No. 3″ is an original watercolor 15″ X 22” on 300-pound Kilimanjaro cold press paper using American Journey and Davinci paints. The painting is one of a series which explores the small, picturesque back roads common to the Texas Hill Country where I live and paint. Hill Country Back Road 3_2 800 R

    “Hill Country Back Road, No. 3″ is an original watercolor 15″ X 22” on 300-p
  • “Hill Country Back Road, No. 1″ is an original watercolor 15″ X 22” on 300-pound Kilimanjaro cold press paper using American Journey and Davinci paints. The painting is one of a series which explores the small, picturesque back roads common to the Texas Hill Country where I live and paint. Hill Country Back Road 1_2 800

    “Hill Country Back Road, No. 1″ is an original watercolor 15″ X 22” on 300-p
  • “Road to Bandera”, is an original watercolor 22″ X 15″ on 300-pound Kilimanjaro cold press paper using American Journey and Davinci paints. The painting is a very personal and expressive look at the landscape of the Texas Hill Country where I live and paint using warm and cool temperature paints to portray the rugged beauty of the area. Road to…[Read more]

    “Road to Bandera”, is an original watercolor 22″ X 15″ on 300-pound Kilimanj
  • “Los Amigos” is an original watercolor, 15″ X 22″ on 300-pound Kilimanjaro cold press paper using American Journey and Davinci paints. The painting is a personal and expressive exploration of the marvelous features of the Texas Hill Country where I live and paint: the rolling hills blending into iconic trees, which, in turn blend into the big…[Read more]

    “Los Amigos” is an original watercolor, 15″ X 22″ on 300-pound Kilimanjaro c
  • “St. Louis Boulangerie”, is an original watercolor 11″ X 15″ on 300-pound Kilimanjaro cold press paper. The painting explores the picturesque island of St. Louis in the center of Paris, and one of the many charming bakeries located there. St. Louis Boulangerie 1_3_800

    “St. Louis Boulangerie”, is an original watercolor 11″ X 15″ on 300-pound Ki
  • “Provence Walk, No. 1”, “Little Joshua Creek, No. 2″, is an original watercolor 11″ X 15” on 300-pound Kilimanjaro cold press paper. The painting is one of a series which explores the small village of Lourmarin in the Provence region of southern France–one of France’s “Most Beautiful Villages”. Provence Walk 2_3 800

    “Provence Walk, No. 1”, “Little Joshua Creek, No. 2″, is an original waterco
  • “Between the Shadows and the Light”, “Little Joshua Creek, No. 2″, is an original watercolor 11″ X 15” on 300-pound Kilimanjaro cold press paper. The painting is one of a series which explores the beauty and appeal of the small village of Lourmarin in the Provence region in southern France. Between the Shadows and the Light 3_1 800

    “Between the Shadows and the Light”, “Little Joshua Creek, No. 2″, is an ori
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    • this is truly stunning. I love your use of blue. I just don’t use blue to it’s full beauty and this painting inspires me to get in there and learn to love blue more!

      • Thank you very much, Jennifer. I tend to have at least five blues on my palette, and as you can see I enjoy granulation in passages of my work. Best, Virgil

        • well, now you’ve piqued my interest. I must admit, I have a weakness for other artist’s palettes. Which blues specifically? What brand? are there any blues that you stay away from or brands? Blues and greens are my weak point. I love greens but still have trouble getting the transparency I crave. I think it’s because I started with Daniel smith’s…[Read more]

        • Jennifer, most Sap Greens and Olives are a mixture of multiple pigments. Having a premixed-green on my palette is a secondary priority, but I do keep Phathlo Green and Skip’s Green always on my palette even though they are seldom used. As for blues, I keep Ultramarine, Cobalt, Manganese, Andrews Turquoise and Phathlo Blue on my palette and I use…[Read more]

  • “Empire State”, “Little Joshua Creek, No. 2″, is an original watercolor 18″ X 24” on 140-pound Arches cold press paper. The explores the iconic beauty of the Empire State Building in the area of New York where I once worked. Empire State No. 3 800

    “Empire State”, “Little Joshua Creek, No. 2″, is an original watercolor 18&#
  • “Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day”, is an original watercolor 22″ X 15″ on 300-pound Kilimanjaro cold press paper. The painting is one of a series of cityscapes which explore the joy of finding hidden views and unexpected beauty. Rome Wasn't Built in a Day 1_3 800

    “Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day”, is an original watercolor 22″ X 15″ on 3
  • “Twilight Time, No. 2″, is an original watercolor 22″ X 15” on 300-pound Kilimanjaro cold press paper. The painting is one of a series of highly personal and expressive explorations of the effect of the color of the setting sun on the beautiful Texas Hill Country where I live and paint. Twilight Time 2_3 800 R

    “Twilight Time, No. 2″, is an original watercolor 22″ X 15” on 300-pound Kil
  • Virgil Carter posted 2 pieces of art 4 months, 2 weeks ago

    “Little Joshua Creek, No. 3″, is an original watercolor 22″ X 15” on 300-pound Kilimanjaro cold press paper. The painting is one of a series of highly personal and expressive explorations of the beautiful Texas Hill Country where I live and paint. Little Joshua Creek No 1 1_2 800 RLittle Joshua Creek No 3_2 800 R

    “Little Joshua Creek, No. 3″, is an original watercolor 22″ X 15” on 300-pou
  • “Little Joshua Creek, No. 2″, is an original watercolor 22″ X 15” on 300-pound Kilimanjaro cold press paper. The painting is one of a series of highly personal and expressive explorations of the beautiful Texas Hill Country where I live and paint. Little Joshua Creek No 2_1 800 R

    “Little Joshua Creek, No. 2″, is an original watercolor 22″ X 15” on 300-pou
  • “Last Light High Street and Seventh”, is an original watercolor 22″ X 15″ on 300-pound Kilimanjaro cold press paper. The painting, focused on Comfort, TX, explores the beauty and appeal of small towns in the Texas Hill Country. Last Light High Street and Seventh_2 800 R

    “Last Light High Street and Seventh”, is an original watercolor 22″ X 15″ on
  • “Evening at Lindner Feed and Milling” is an original watercolor 22″ X 15″ on 300-pound Kilimanjaro cold press paper. The painting explores the hidden, and often overlooked, beauty of small towns in the Texas Hill Country. Evening at Lindner Feed and Milling_6 800 R

    “Evening at Lindner Feed and Milling” is an original watercolor 22″ X 15″ on
  • “Hill country Skies, No. 2″ is an original watercolor, 11″ X 15” on 300-pound Kilimanjaro cold press paper using American Journey and Davinci paints. Color and light always figure strongly in my work and this painting is one of series which explores the effect of color and light in the Texas Hill Country where I live and paint. Hill Country Skies…[Read more]

    “Hill country Skies, No. 2″ is an original watercolor, 11″ X 15” on 300-poun
  • “Hill Country Abstract No. 6″ is an original watercolor, 15″ X 11” on 300-pound Kilimanjaro cold press paper using American Journey and Davinci paints. The painting is a highly personal and expressive look at the beauty of the Texas Hill Country seen in the early evening light. Hill Country Abstract No 6_1 800 R

    “Hill Country Abstract No. 6″ is an original watercolor, 15″ X 11” on 300-po
  • “Hill Country Last Light” is an original watercolor, 15″ X 11″ on 300-pound Kilimanjaro cold press paper using American Journey and Davinci paints. The paintings is an expressive look at the transformative beauty of the early morning sun on the landscape of the Texas Hill Country where I live and paint. Hill Country Last Light No 1_1 800 R

    “Hill Country Last Light” is an original watercolor, 15″ X 11″ on 300-pound
  • “Hill Country Morning Breaks” is an original watercolor, 15″ X 11″ on 300-pound Kilimanjaro cold press paper using American Journey and Davinci paints. The paintings is an expressive look at the transformative beauty of the early morning sun on the landscape of the Texas Hill Country where I live and paint. Hill Country Morning Breaks No 1_1 800 R

    “Hill Country Morning Breaks” is an original watercolor, 15″ X 11″ on 300-po
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