Water Plants

I painted a masonite board with QOR watercolor ground which allows me to paint on a surface that, untreated, will not absorb the watercolor pigments. After an under painting of watercolor, I filled in shading and detail with casein, a more durable water media.  Usually I use 140 or 300# watercolor paper. Comparing the hardboard groundContinue reading “Water Plants”

Sea Holly – Aryngium planar

A couple months ago, I got a bunch of Sea Holly from Trader Joe’s with the intention of painting the whole thing. Time went by, the flowers dried, wilted and I threw them out, saving this one blossom to paint. Here it is, still thistley blue, green and grey. I planted these in the yardContinue reading “Sea Holly – Aryngium planar”

Schoolfield Road, Westcliffe, CO

Colorado skies are some of the most punchy that I’ve ever witnessed. Light streams in through breaks in the thunderheads that dump momentary showers like clockwork during the monsoon season of July and August. The light can be bright and dark all at the same time. Wide vistas of the mountainous panorama can display a fullContinue reading “Schoolfield Road, Westcliffe, CO”

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.

Ponderosa Pine Cone

This cone is a lot larger and harder that most of the ponderosa cones I’ve painted. We found it in Southern California. I wonder if I identified it correctly although in searching for visual info on it, it most likely resembles the ponderosas. I may have to re-title it someday if I find it’s a differentContinue reading “Ponderosa Pine Cone”

Brook Trout – Salvelinus fontinalis

Brook Trout – Salvelinus fontinalis, watercolor on paper, 12×9″, 2018, by Jean Krueger, copyrighted with all rights reserved Brook Trout or Brookies or Salvelinus fontinalis are the ubiquitous American fish. They are native to this continent and thrive where water is cold and fast or cold and deep. They’re a favorite fish for the USContinue reading “Brook Trout – Salvelinus fontinalis”

Brick Church Road

Brick Church Road, Troy, NY, watercolor, 6×8″, 2018, by Jean Krueger, copyrighted with all rights reserved This is a roadside scene that caught my eye on the way to my storage unit in East Brunswick, NY.​ The ultramarine sky amplified the golden fields in late winter afternoon sun. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/820467

Royal Soft Hackle Wet Fly

Royal Soft Hackle Wet Fly, watercolor, 12×9′, Jean Krueger, copyrighted with all rights reserved Royal Soft Hackle Wet Fly is designed an tied by Ted Krueger. It’s made of peacock herl, red chenille and.mallard flank feather, It’s painted ast a scale of 10 to 1.I will discount multiple purchases of trout and lure paintings, Please contactContinue reading “Royal Soft Hackle Wet Fly”

Beaded Bugger – Wet Trout Fly

  Beaded Bugger, watercolor,  9×12″, by Jean Krueger, copyrighted with all rights reserved, 2018 Beaded Bugger is a wet fly jigging under the water when it’s retrieved.. I painted it at a scale of 5:1. It’s designed and tied y Ted Krueger.I will discount multiple purchases of trout and lure paintings, Please contact me. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/808599