Like, A Blush of Spring, Spring is a Lady is painted with Arteza’s watercolor Real Brush Pens on Canson 140 lb watercolor paper. But Spring is a Lady is also like Floating Butterfly in that it’s a pen and ink with watercolor wash, the pen and ink coming via my Faber Castell Pitt Artist pens, a nice little set of 4 size tips.
A little larger than my usual paper or canvas panel watercolors, this work is 9×12 inches. It felt nice to stretch my efforts a bit! 😊
As I’ve been doing recently with my FAA posts, here’s a full resolution detail look via Fine Art America’s Preview tool, and as I’ve mentioned before, though my image below is a larger than the usual image size I use on my site, the image quality at FAA is beyond this! –
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Today may be Sheila and mine’s last SilverSneakers class for awhile at the gym. Yesterday I posted an interim update from the CDC re what fully vaccinated folks can reasonably and safely expect to do, and we feel we’re too vulnerable, vaccinated or not (and we’ve only gotten our 1st of 2 shots) to continue without the mask mandate in place at this time. Probably just as well, we’re taking boxes each day to a new large storage so’s to fit into a smaller apt much closer to Lady Bird Lake, many of the parks surrounding that area, and – a lot more family. So we’ve plenty to do, but I want to continue creatively, however that may fit in ♥️
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