Pink Crabapple Blossoms By Charlotte Bixby Yep, Watercolor

Born in 1958, Charlotte Yep, a portrait artist, came from a family that appreciated the arts including her great grandfather who was a wood carver and an art teacher. Both of her parents and sisters were musical. Her father was a botanist, and she grew up on a seed farm, where her love of nature…

Sunday’s Lily By Anna Rose Bain

Specializing in fine art oil paintings and commissioned portraits, artist Anna Rose Bain works in a traditional method based on painting techniques handed down by the old masters. She works with the highest quality paints and linen canvases to create heirloom quality works of art that will last for generations. Anna is based in the…

The Sunflower By Jude Tolar, Pastel Color

I painted Sunflower Power en plein air on a sheet of aubergine ColourFix sanded paper. Sunflowers look golden only where the light shines on or behind the petals. Elsewhere they’re a mix of darker and cooler colors. Purple in the shadow areas can enhance the gold. The local color of the flower petals is a…