Tuesday, November 27, 2007

drum roll, please...


So here are a couple of the new paintings. This first one is called "Joy". It measures 9 x 12", and is painted on 100% cotton, cold press 140 lb. watercolor paper. I like the colors. The next one is the same size and paper, and I have named it "Lime Green and Serpentine". Well, Matthias helped with the title. What do you think? There are more, but they are for later. I swear I am not really a tease. I do think these have more emotion, less control than the first watercolors in this style, but I could be wrong.


The other exciting news is that Matthias put up our Christmas lights today. I had a vision of what I wanted for the new adobe house, and here it is - just as I imagined!!! Fat red lights along the edges of the house. I am so happy! We were going to buy the LED lights for this project, but it turned out to be not only expensive, but the LED lights were shorter, so they would not have stretched all the way. Apparently, you can only string three strings of the LED lights together, and they are about half the length of the regular ones. Bummer! I still really love my red Christmas lights. We did put them on a timer, so the environment won't suffer too greatly. I know, I know. LED would have been better.

4 comments:

lee said...

They look really great on your house. OUr lights are going up this weekend. Hubby likes to put them up in the feezing weather and lots of snow, makes it more of a challenge ha ha...I like the new painting alot and the names are really great as well.

priya said...

wow karine, these watercolours are really very beautiful. very joyous! do you have exhibitions of your work?

Carla Sonheim said...

The lights and paintings are both VERY NICE!

Abby Creek Art said...

Really like both paintings, Karine...so much energy and life!

Your house looks great...nothing like an Adobe Christmas!