Select original artwork and custom watercolor and sumi paintings are available for purchase here, via my Etsy shop. You can focus your search by clicking on your favorite Gallery on the right column. Custom archival giclee prints of the Floralscape paintings in any size that you see on this site can be ordered by contacting Sandy directly or through various online galleries on my LINKS page. Paintings are professionally photographed and masterfully printed on watercolor or matte paper, and now on stretched canvas! Thanks for shopping!
Original Framed Watercolor, 25% OFF SALE! seminude, woman, topless, frontal, umbrella, art, decor, wall art, home, socks, basket, blue,gift,
- Watercolor On Arches 140 Lb Cold Press
- White Mat
- Pewter Frame
- Certificate Of Authenticity
- Glass Or Plexi
This watercolor life drawing captures with vibrantly subtle washes the grace and elegance of a semi-nude woman in a seductive pose of presenting herself in only her slip and socks as she holds an empty laundry basket. Her body is beautiful and the colors soft and gently blended, integrating colors of the background into her figure. It's rare that I do a long pose in watercolor giving me time to paint in a background and build the washes within the figure beyond a spontaneous first impression. Both styles have advantages. This one came out really well as a larger finished painting.
This is an original watercolor painting, not print. Painted on Arches cold press watercolor paper it is matted in white and framed with a pewter metal frame and glass ready to hang and enjoy. Artwork is signed and includes signed Certificate of Authenticity. (The copyright notice is protecting the image file only, and not part of the original artwork).
Image size: 21" x 14.75"
Frame size: 25" x 19
Painting and drawing from a live model is a way for me to react spontaneously to a subject that is right before my eyes for a limited period of time. There’s no planning, revising or refining. The results are often a measure of my ability to focus in the moment and react intuitively to what I see through quick choices of brush lines and shapes. The results can be very exciting and surprising.
I’ve been doing figure drawing from live models since my fine arts studies at the University of Colorado. There I earned a BFA in painting and drawing in 1971. I took on the challenge of representing the humanity of the model while trying to render accurate and expressive proportions and began to understand why this exercise is a staple of art education and a basis of painting throughout art history. I try to keep in practice especially when my career as an illustrator is lacking in creative projects. http://sandyhaight.com During the shorter poses I use my sumi ink and materials and have found this to be my new challenge! I’ve been trying to find a way to reveal the figure with a few suggestive strokes to represent the pose and the vitality of the model. The shorter poses are always the most dynamic and expressive and lend themselves well to sumie. As the poses get longer I work with watercolor and get the wonderful results that you see in this shop section.
In 2012, I qualified to become a signature member of the Northwest Watercolor Society (NWWS). The initials now follow my signature on my new watercolor paintings that you can see in the Floralscapes section of this shop.
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