Sunday, November 16, 2014

FALL LEAVES by Linda C. Miller

  Liriodendron tulipifera, Liquidambar styraciflua, Nyssa sylvatica and Cornus florida

I just love this time of year!  
Here are my new works painted in watercolor.  The leaves were traced but the dogwood or Cornus florida, was drawn from life.  I now tape my specimens to a white foam core board.  This helps with seeing the positive and negative shapes and with a little bit of tape you can create a pleasing composition too!


  1. The dogwood is STUNNING, thank you for sharing your approach, Linda.

  2. Very nicely rendered, wonderful.

  3. Lovely autumn shades. Thanks for the tip.... to tape the the subject onto a white board. As a mere amateur it's always good to learn a few tricks of the trade.

  4. Fall leaves have so much 'character', don't they. These are a feast for the eyes.

  5. Thank you Cathy, James, Barbara, Marcia and Elva!
    Happy Fall, Linda


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