Monday, May 17, 2010

Watercolor Days

I’ve posted before about my developing admiration for the Swedish artist Carl Larsson. He is most well known for his collections of watercolors depicting the day to day life of his own large family. Many of the paintings show his children doing every day things -watering flowers, playing games, hiding under a table.

So this week I bought a big sheet of 300 pound watercolor paper and decided to try my hand at a watercolor of my daughters. Here is the first of what I hope might become a set (click for the larger better version):

By the way, I’m sorry for the lack of posts lately. It’s been a tremendously busy month!