Blue -A Lovely Portrait #WorldWotercolorGroup

Blue - Original Watercolor ©CarolinaRusso

Blue – Original Watercolor ©CarolinaRusso

Today watercolor painting is the portrait of “Blue” a lovely and delicate creature, she has beautiful and intense big blue eyes. When I painted Blue I was inspired by the unique and beautiful  “Art Dolls” custom-made for collectors. Better known as “Blythe Dolls” they are really pretty and one of the characteristics is that they have an over sized head and large eyes over a smaller body, they are really cute. Blythe dolls acquired a cult following of collectors and eventually, photographers and artists around the world, you can read more about them here on Wikipedia.

My painting is another limited palette, only three colors Blue Ultramarine, Grey Payne and Vermilion Red.

Blue - Original Watercolor ©CarolinaRusso

Blue – Original Watercolor ©CarolinaRusso

Details about my watercolors:
 This watercolor painting is outlined with black and white ink pens. I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle 12 demi-godets half-pans travel metal box  Ink pens used are a black ink  Pilot Prera fountain pen fine nib  and a Pigma Micron #05.  I painted on a  8 x 11 inches mixed media sketchbook.

This watercolor painting is available for Pre-Order in Limited Edition Art Prints 
Custom Portraits like this one, are available for Commission Contact me for details.

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10 thoughts on “Blue -A Lovely Portrait #WorldWotercolorGroup

  1. I just finished reading The Raven Boys, and the main character in that book is named Blue, and I love her! So this portrait immediately caught my attention 😊😊. Beautiful art! 💖

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    • Oh that’s nice Trini! How wonderful and what a coincidence my painting name is Blue something is going on in our cosmos! 😉 some universal energy is connecting us! ❤


  2. This sharpness is amazing to achieve in water color!

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  3. You do whimsical so very well, I adore those large blue eyes, sparkling with a soulful gaze. ❤️

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  4. Those eyes are magical!! Love this! 😍

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  5. This is absolutely beautiful, Carolina. You have even managed to make the eyes sparkle! 🙂

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