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 Watercolor Painting, Christmas cactus, framed, wall art, holiday, succulent, flower, plant, green,red, gift, painting, home decor
- Arches 140 Cold Press Watercolor Paper
- Certificate Of Authenticity
- Foam Core Backing
- Clear Sleeve
This bud from a Christmas Cactus, made monumental here, is just peeking out and ready to bloom into a bright holiday flower. Sometimes they bloom closer to Thanksgiving, then again in the spring. I like the smooth shapes that the petals make before they unfurl. The dark backgrounds are a big challenge with watercolor and take many layers to achieve the rich translucent darks that make this painting so dramatic. This was the image on my holiday card last year to great acclaim. This painting makes half of a diptych if purchased with my newer painting, "Bursting Open" of the same kind of flower but in full bloom!
For the past few years I've been painting flowers up so close that they envelope the viewer in their sensuality and rich color. Enlarged, they become almost abstractions from nature without seeing the outer shape or the environment around them.
This watercolor is painted on 140# Arches Cold Press paper. It is an original painting, not a print. A Certificate of Authenticity comes with the watercolor signed by Sandy Haight. This painting is framed with a 1" white metal contemporary frame and archival mat and backing. It comes with a Certificate of Authenticity. (The copyright notice is for the listing file only). Smaller framed and unframed giclee prints of this image may be available in my shop! Take a look.
Giclee prints of this painting are available in 2 sizes in this Etsy store.
Image Size: 21.5” x 14”
Frame Size: 30" x 22.5"
I’ve been using watercolor and ink brush line in my illustration work for nearly 20 years, but in a much more controlled and predictable way. My pictures appear on book jackets, ads, posters, logos and packaging all over the country and Canada. If you’d like to see my world of client driven projects, check out my published artwork at http://sandyhaight.com. My Watercolor Life Drawings, Sumi Figure drawings and watercolors can be seen in other sectons of this Etsy shop and on my fine art web site at https://sandyhaightfineart.com. I show my work in the Seattle, WA region.
I was honored to be the gold medal winning poster artist for the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival in 2016 with my watercolor painting of a tulip bouquet.
In 2012 I qualified to be a signature member of the Northwest Watercolor Society (NWWS). This is earned by being juried into a select number of local chapter and international watercolor society shows sponsored by NWWS. The initials now follow my signature on recent watercolor paintings that you can see in the Floralscapes section of this shop.
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