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Coffee Painting Week # 1 – Cherry Blossom Tree


– Cherry Blossom Tree –
Week#1 Coffee Painting Challenge

Coffee Painting Week 1 – Cherry Blossom Tree – Original Coffee and Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

This month I am participating to a themed weekly Coffee Painting Challenge, this is the painting for Week #1 the theme is “Cherry Blossom Tree” (Use Pinks and Blues to make it pop!) I loved to create this portrait. Painting with coffee is beautiful and opens all a new way to create! I haven’t painted with it in a while and I loved to go back to it! This month I will create a mini series of four collectible paintings, they would be available in Limited Edition Art Prints.

Details about my Coffee – Watercolor paintings:
My coffee to paint is prepared in 3 shades Light – Medium – Dark. I developed my own recipe and technique.
My watercolors is lightly outlined with brown and dark red ink pens. I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle,  Ink pens used Pigma Micron Brown #01 and dark Red ink #05. A Alvin Draft/Matic #03 Limited Edition Pink Mab Graves Pencil.  Pentel Aqua Brush – I painted on Bee Paper for watercolor 140lb, 100% cotton, cold pressed, size 6×9 inches .

To see my Weekly Coffee Painting Collection please visit my  Coffee Painting Gallery


All my paintings are available for preorder in Limited Edition Fine Art Prints numbered and hand signed. For details visit the page Shop Art Prints

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August weekly Coffe Challenge by @UNIVERSI_IMAGINARIA #natscoffeechallenge

 

 

Wish you a great weekend! ❤

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Thank You!

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Spring Bloom – #NatureDoodlewash

Spring Bloom - Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

Spring Bloom – Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

Today I wanted to honor the Spring Season with this lovely “Cherry Blossom”.

Before Spring will say goodbye to us and we will welcome the Summer, I wanted to paint one flower that is pretty much a worldwide symbol of this beautiful season.
The Cherry Blossom is recognized to be the National flower of Japan and in Japanese is known as “Sakura”. A flower found now pretty much everywhere in the world and there are many  varieties. The flowers are pink or white.  In the Japanese culture the Cherry Blossoms symbolize clouds due to their nature and their way of blooming as group of flowers that looks like clouds. This lovely flower also holds various meanings like joy, love, hope, humility and more.


Details about my
doodlewash:
 watercolor outlined with black ink pen. I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle 12 demi-godets half-pans travel metal box  and Pigma Micron Black ink #005 painted over a Canson Mixed Media  Sketchpad!

With this watercolor I am also  joining Charlie at doodlewash  for a  #NatureDoodlewash

You all are welcome to join with your doodlewash! If you do don’t forget to “Tag” your image.

 

 

#NatureDoodlewash

 

Happy Doodles!

©Carolina Russo

©Carolina Russo

©Copyright Carolina Russo – yesterdayafter.com

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