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Nest – #WorldWatercolorGroup

   

Nest – Original Watercolor ©CarolinaRusso


– April new watercolor month challenge:  Spring Things!

Yesterday prompt list for the monthly challenge at doodlewash was  “NEST”  I am joining in this month whenever is possible.

Yesterday prompt was “Nest”  sorry I have posted this late for yesterday but is good for today.  Also if my day was busy, I am happy I managed to paint. I love “Nests” I think they are so precious and beautiful almost magical when it happens to came across one. I painted an illustration of a traditional nest but with blue eggs.

I have read some interesting facts about blue eggs: “The eastern bluebird lays the smallest blue egg – approximately 4/5 of an inch – of all the songbirds that lay blue eggs. The eggs of western and mountain bluebirds are slightly larger than the eastern bluebirds, but smaller than the eggs of robins, blue jays, starlings, thrushes and catbirds.” (Source:  sialis.org)

Details about my watercolors:
 watercolors are outlined with black, white pens. I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle,  Ink pens used  Pigma Micron Black and Dark Red ink #02 and a black ink  Pilot Prera fountain pen fine nib. Traced with a vintage Thinex Carmine Red 425T pencil. I painted on a mixed media sketckbook.

You can see more of my Paintings visiting my  GALLERY  there are several Galleries you find  them in the drop down menu under Watercolors.

All my watercolors paintings and illustrations are available for Pre-Order in Limited Edition Art Prints   here on my Blog!

Please follow me on my Instagram account dedicated to my Art! @carolinarussoart

 

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Umbrella – #WorldWatercolorGroup

Umbrella – Original Watercolor ©CarolinaRusso

   
– April new watercolor month challenge:  Spring Things!

Today prompt list for the monthly challenge at doodlewash is  “UMBRELLA”  I am joining in this month whenever is possible.

Today the prompt in Charlie list is “Umbrella” I painted an illustration of a traditional happy walk under the rain. I love to ear the sound of rain while I am about to sleep it is very calming, I also love the smell of the rain on the grass or near the ocean. I grow up in Italy where rains often during Winter time and I quite miss it now, because here where I live in California, the rain is like an event when it happens! But I have to say that this past month we have been pretty lucky to enjoy some days of good rain that turned the surrounding hills in a beautiful intense green color which is rare to see!

Details about my watercolors:
 watercolors are outlined with black, whithe and dark red pens. I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle,  Ink pens used  Pigma Micron Black and Dark Red ink #02 and a black ink  Pilot Prera fountain pen fine nib. I painted on a mixed media sketckbook.

You can see more of my Paintings visiting my  GALLERY  there are several Galleries you find  them in the drop down menu under Watercolors.

All my watercolors are available for Pre-Order in Limited Edition Art Prints 

Please follow me on Instagram account dedicated to my Art! @carolinarussoart

 

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Have a great and creative April
and maybe sometimes during Spring we still need an umbrella! ❤ 😉

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Butterfly – #WorldWatercolorGroup

 

Butterfly – Original Watercolor ©CarolinaRusso

   


– April new watercolor month challenge:  Spring Things!

Today prompt list for the monthly challenge at doodlewash is  “BUTTERFLY”  I am joining in this month whenever is possible.

Today the prompt Butterfly couldn’t be missed!  I love butterflies so much that I have a tattoo with a Monarch on my foot.  The butterfly has elegance, beauty and gorgeous colors they are just stunning and they have a beautiful meaning:
Butterflies are deep and powerful representations of life. Many cultures associate the butterfly with our souls. The Christian religion sees the butterfly as a symbol of resurrection. Around the world, people view the butterfly as representing endurance, change, hope, and life” ( Source gardenswithwings.com)
Today painting is a quick one that I sketched very fast. I had no much time and I am working in between several work in progress paintings, so I am glad I was able to manage my first watercolor of the month.

Details about my watercolors:
 watercolors are outlined with black pens. I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle,  Ink pens used  Pigma Micron Black ink #02 and a black ink  Pilot Prera fountain pen fine nib. I painted on a mixed media sketckbook.

You can see more of my Paintings visiting my  GALLERY  there are several Galleries you find  them in the drop down menu under Watercolors.

All my watercolors are available for Pre-Order in Limited Edition Art Prints 

Please follow me on Instagram account dedicated to my Art! @carolinarussoart

 

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Have a great and creative April! ❤

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Spring a Blythe Inspired Art Portrait

Spring – Original Watercolor ©CarolinaRusso

       
 Happy St. Patick’s Day!

Today My watercolor painting is the portrait of “Spring” a lovely and delicate creature, she has lovely long green hair braided with flowers and beautiful intense big blue eyes. I am inspired by the unique and beautiful Art Dolls custom-made for collectors. Better known as “Blythe Dolls” I love to paint and drawing Blythe dolls they are really pretty and one of the characteristics is that they have an over sized head and large beautiful eyes over a smaller body which make them a great subject for Pop Surrealism Art. Blythe dolls from years acquired a cult following of collectors, photographers and artists around the world. It’s always a joy to paint a portrait inspired, I came across lately to other artists following this inspiration and it is amazing that Blythe dolls acquired a cult following of collectors and eventually, photographers and artists around the world, if you are not so familiar with this you can read more about it here on Wikipedia.

My painting portrays an image of the coming Spring Season with her vibrant green hair and fresh flowers she is just there in the grass enjoying the beauty of a sunny day and I think she is also perfect to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day I wish to all of you a great one!

Details about my watercolors:
 This watercolor painting is outlined with black and white ink pens. I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier,   Ink pens used are a black ink  Pilot Prera fountain pen fine nib  and a COPIC Multiliner #00.3 and 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 here on the Blog Art Prints   or on my Etsy Shop
Custom Portraits like this one, are also available for Commission Contact me for details.

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Warm – #WorldWatercolorGroup

     

Warm – Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo


– March Challenge:  Paint What You Love!

Today prompt list for the monthly challenge at doodlewash is  “WARM”  I am joining in.

Today the word warm made me think at many of you out there that still have snow lately (you know I love snow!)  I have seen via social media lots of snow here in US, in other States than where I am, which is sunny and a little bit too much warm now for the season, over  80 degree feels like Summer during day time, especially this week. The weather has been little crazy playing hot and cool after the needed rain we had two weeks ago. Seems next week we will cool down!
Today painting is more of a cute illustration and is inspired by the latest snow, and my little girl need to keep warm! This is a quick one that I sketched very fast on my Hobonichi Planner!

Warm – Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

Details about my watercolors:
 watercolors are outlined with black pens. I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle 12 demi-godets half-pans travel metal box  Ink pens used  Pigma Micron Black ink #02 and a black ink  Pilot Prera fountain pen fine nib. I painted on a Hobonichi Planner (Japan) over Tomoe River paper a very thin, lightweight paper great for fountain pens and not so wet watercolors.

You can see more of my Paintings visiting my  GALLERY  there are several Galleries you find  them in the drop down menu under Watercolors.

All my watercolors are available for Pre-Order in Limited Edition Art Prints 

Please follow me on Instagram account dedicated to my Art! @carolinarussoart

 

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Have a great week and stay warm! ❤

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New Release – Gooddess Of The Night – #WorldWatercolorGroup

     

Goddes Of The Night – Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo


– March Challenge:  Paint What You Love!

hosted by Charlie’s at doodlewash today I am not following the prompt list, but I am joining with the release of my new painting.

After all, the theme of this month is “Paint What You Love” and so I did, creating my new painting titled “Goddess Of The Night” this painting is also inspired by my character ©Ylia and the Series created during my participation to InkTober 2016.

Goddes Of The Night – Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

Details about my watercolors:
 watercolors are outlined with black pens. I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  I use the set l’Aguarelle 12 demi-godets half-pans travel metal box,  Ink pens used:  Pigma Micron Black ink #02, a Copic Multiliner #03, a black ink  Pilot Prera fountain pen fine nib and a Pentel Pocket Brush. I painted on a mixed media paper sketchbook size 8.5 x 11 inches.

You can see more of my Paintings visiting my  GALLERY  there are several Galleries you find  them in the drop down menu under Watercolors.

All my watercolors are available for Pre-Order in Limited Edition Art Prints 

Please follow me on Instagram account dedicated to my Art! @carolinarussoart

 

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Have a great weekend!

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Ordinary Backyard And Gardening – #WorldWatercolorGroup

     

Backyard Gardening - Original Watercolor ©CarolinaRusso

Backyard And Gardening – Original Watercolor ©CarolinaRusso


– March Challenge:  Paint What You Love!

today  start a new month and a new challenge for March hosted by Charlie’s at doodlewash today prompt list says  “ORDINARY”  I am joining in.

This month I will join the challenge whenever is possible it wont be every day but anytime I can fit in! For today my share for “Ordinary” is a fast watercolor sketch representing a corner of a backyard garden I can say that I see this corner from my window! 😉

Details about my watercolors:
 watercolors are outlined with black pens. I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle 12 demi-godets half-pans travel metal box  Ink pens used  Pigma Micron Black ink #02 and a black ink  Pilot Prera fountain pen fine nib . I painted on a mixed media sketchbook.

You can see more of my Paintings visiting my  GALLERY  there are several Galleries you find  them in the drop down menu under Watercolors.

All my watercolors are available for Pre-Order in Limited Edition Art Prints  

Please follow me on Instagram account dedicated to my Art! @carolinarussoart

 

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Have an Happy March! ❤

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A Pink Feather #WorldWatercolorGroup

     

A Pink Feather - Original Watercolor ©CarolinaRusso

A Pink Feather – Original Watercolor ©CarolinaRusso

 

– February Adventure:  Natural Beauty!

tomorrow is last day of Charlie’s  February Adventure and challenge, this month I only have joined few days because I have been working on commissions. Today prompt list says  “FEATHERS”  and I am going to join   doodlewash  

I love feathers their lightness and their beautiful colors that distinguish the beauty of birds. A feather inspire in so many ways not just for a painting and illustrations often are beautiful subjects for photography or poetry. I like to collect feathers that I find lost in nature, there is always something special about them.

Details about my watercolors:
 watercolors are outlined with black pens. I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle 12 demi-godets half-pans travel metal box  Ink pens used  Pigma Micron Black ink #02 and a black ink  Pilot Prera fountain pen fine nib . I painted on a mixed media sketchbook.

You can see more of my Paintings visiting my  GALLERY  pages, there are several Galleries by theme or events, you find  them in the drop down menu under Watercolors.


All my watercolor paintings and illustrations are available for Pre-Order in Limited Edition Art Prints 

Please follow me on Instagram account dedicated to my Art! @carolinarussoart

 

#WorldWatercolorGroup

Have a great week! ❤

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Bird of Southern California - Original Watercolor ©CarolinaRusso

Bird of Southern California – Original Watercolor ©CarolinaRusso

 

 February Adventure:  Natural Beauty!

today  Charlie’s  February prompt list says  “BIRD”  and I am joining  doodlewash  

I made it late evening…. but I made it! Here is my Southern California Bird I don’t really know what kind  but I have seen many that look like this maybe he is a Finch I don’t know but what I do know is that I enjoyed to paint him! ❤

Details about my watercolors:
 watercolors are outlined with black pens. I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle 12 demi-godets half-pans travel metal box  Ink pens used  Pigma Micron Black ink #02 and a black ink  Pilot Prera fountain pen fine nib . I painted on a mixed media sketchbook.

You can see some of my Paintings visiting my  GALLERY  there are several Galleries you find  them in the drop down menu under watercolors.


All my watercolors are available for Pre-Order in Limited Edition Art Prints 

Please follow me on Instagram account dedicated to my Art! @carolinarussoart

 

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#drawabirdday

Have a great weekend! ❤

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Fossil #WorldWatercolorGroup

     

Fossil - Original Watercolor ©CarolinaRusso

Fossil – Original Watercolor ©CarolinaRusso

 

– February Adventure:  Natural Beauty!

today  Charlie’s  February prompt list says  “FOSSILS”  I am joining  doodlewash  

This month I am pretty busy with some commission work and other painting projects but I always love Charlie’s monthly adventures that I will join in here and there during February Today is about Fossils they are an amazing testimony of our mother nature a testimony and evidence of forms of life prior the human history of billions of years. I love fossils I find them very fascinating and I use them when I create for my “Among Nature” Jewelry Collection which is only created with nature founds elements, rare pieces that I often have found in special places. Some of my designs are created with fossil seashells. Today I loved to paint my fossil! ❤

Details about my watercolors:
 watercolors are outlined with black pens. I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle 12 demi-godets half-pans travel metal box  Ink pens used  Pigma Micron Black ink #02 and a black ink  Pilot Prera fountain pen fine nib . I painted on a mixed media sketchbook.

You can see some of my Paintings visiting my  GALLERY  there are several Galleries you find  them in the drop down menu under watercolors.


All my watercolors are available for Pre-Order in Limited Edition Art Prints 

Please follow me on Instagram account dedicated to my Art! @carolinarussoart

 

#WorldWatercolorGroup

Have a great weekend! ❤

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©Copyright Carolina Russo – yesterdayafter.com

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