Migrating Hearts and Hearts Fly North

Hearts travel together while migrating, safety in numbers, ya know. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/1022618 Hearts fly high and in a Vee as they wing northward to the warm summer waters. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/1022619 Paints are 4×6″ watercolor on 140# HP watercolor paper, 2019, copyrighted with all rights reserved by Jean Krueger.

Chicago

We were in Chicago the weekend after Thanksgiving, stayed a couple nights on Michigan Ave. Perfect fall/winter weather, wet and cool but not windy. Spent the day at the Art Institute, dinner at Berghoff’s. And walking, lovely lights and reflections. I love Chicago, wish I had a good reason to live there. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/1020587

I-87 North and I-87 South

I-87 North is the road to Canada. I-87 South is the road to New York City. It’s mid-autumn in Upstate New York and mornings are frosty clean crisp. The daylight filters through the deciduous evergreen mix of forest, atmosphere thickening as the layer of mountains recedes. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/fineart/jean-krueger/i-87-north/772635 https://www.dailypaintworks.com/fineart/jean-krueger/i-87south/772637

Caesalpinia pulcherrima – Mexican Bird of Paradise

It’s October in Arizona and the Mexican Bird of Paradise is in one of its full blooms. The shrub flowers several time during a single year and is always showy and dramatic with its red/orange blossoms and its complimentary blue/turquoise foliage. The frilly detail of this plant is captivating to the eye. it’s always visually in motion,Continue reading “Caesalpinia pulcherrima – Mexican Bird of Paradise”

Brush Creek Fence

Looking north in the late afternoon sun the fence posts march into the autumn pasture bleached by summer sun now departed. This is painted using three colors, alizarin crimson , yellow ochre and ultramarine. These pigments are then mixed to create the other colors of the painting. John Singer Sargent, American painter, used this colorContinue reading “Brush Creek Fence”