Watercolor: Persimmon on the Sill

Persimmon on the Sill 8.75 x 10.75 Watercolor on Strathmore Bristol
As a kid, my grandparents had a sun porch which served as a back-lit sunbeam for displayed glass in their dining room. I’ve been fond of sunlight on glass for as long as I can remember. The photo used for this watercolor was taken many years ago, in the squinty Fall light in Massachusetts when I was in college. Now that it’s officially Fall, it seemed appropriate to paint that light again.

I’ve delivered the two pieces below to the Brand Library Gallery in Glendale, CA for Brand 38: Works on Paper. The theme of the show is ‘Beginnings’, and I’m so pleased to be included in the exhibit. I *hope* to attend the opening on Oct 3rd, which is the same night as the Disney-Ryman exhibit mentioned in yesterday’s post. With good luck and great stamina, I’ll be zig-zagging through Los Angeles that night, looking at inspiring & lovely art.

(Top: Charles, Painting, 7.5 x 5.5 Trace Monotype with Watercolor. Bottom: Adolescence, 4.25 x 5.5 Dry Brush Watercolor on paper)

9 thoughts on “Watercolor: Persimmon on the Sill”

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  3. Hi Belinda,

    These are gorgeous. I love how you describe attending shows as zigzagging through Los Angeles. I’ve been to Los Angeles and that’s quite a zig and zag. These are exquisite paintings. Congratulations.


  4. even without reading the background to this painting, it had a wonderful dated appeal to it… the layout of the objects, the glass bottles… you have caught a moment in time and it’s atmosphere. r.

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