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Rocky Wave

Rocky Wave
17 × 11cm

watercolor on paper
This was started on location in Greece and finished at home. I thought the rock formations would make an interesting subject. It almost looks like an abstract design.


  1. I love the way you painted this rock, Celia. Very beautiful!

  2. Beautiful painting. I see a very content face there.

    1. Thank you for your kind comment and visit, Maywyn!

  3. Love the way you painted the different layers and colors of the rock , quite abstract indeed and quite striking !

  4. Dear Celia. This. Is beautiful. That gorgeous blue water and sky make a lovely contrast to all the colors in the rock. So glad you shared. Hope you ate having a great day. Hugs!

    1. Thank you so much Debbie! It is so nice to get your feedback. I hope you have a great weekend, hugs!!

  5. Whoops. meant to say are instead of ate: )!

  6. I love the brilliance of the blue and green colors created by that yummy touch of Scarlet!
    I enjoyed the other paintings, too, from your trip to Greece.

    1. Thank you so much for your visit, Julie! I really appreciate your kind comment!


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