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A Rose Aglow

A Rose Aglow
watercolor sketch on paper
18 x 26 cm

The rose in this painting is situated in front of my daughter's high school. As I was walking past it, the sun was hitting it in a way that made it seem it was glowing with a beautiful mix of yellows and pinks.  I recently purchased some paints from the Ecoline liquid watercolor line. I enjoyed playing here with the pleasant intensity they possess. With this type of liquid ink there is the possibility of degradation of its properties over time, I will keep it for sketching purposes only.

 work in progress


  1. Lovely painting
    Thank you for the information on the liquid watercolors

    1. Thank you Maywyn, happy you find it helpful! Have a great weekend!

  2. Très joli ! ♥
    Bravo chère Celia.

  3. Your rose is very beautiful, Celia! I love Ecoline, I've been working with it just yesterday, what a coincidence.

    1. They have great products! I also like their brush pens. It will be fun to see what you paint with them, Judy!

  4. Lovely, Celia! I like the variation in the colors of the petals.

  5. Wow, you really managed to capture all those glowing colors , beautifully 'constructed' rose !

  6. So delicate and beautiful,love the bold colors!
    A lovely painting done in your beautiful style, Celia!

    1. Thank you for visiting Cristina! I hope you have a great weekend!!

  7. Dear Celia this is absolutely beautiful. I so love the colors you used for the center of the rose. Really captured the mix wonderfully. Hope you are having a super day. Hugs!

    1. Really means a lot to read your kind words!! Thank you Debbie!

  8. What a lovely, lovely painting. Gorgeous color palette & beautifully executed!

  9. Great work Celia. Keep painting.


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