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Watercolor Flower with Pink Hollyhock and Bee

watercolor of flower pink hollyhock and bee

Floral Garden Flowers

Watercolor flower of pink hollyhock and bee in an original botanical garden floral nature art by Laurie Rohner is a detailed delicate hand drawn and painted watercolor.

I love the colors of the pink petals going from pale pink to almost red. The centers have a shot of yellow. The green leaves are spring green and flash in a mild contrast against the creamy ivory background.

I chose an 8 x 8 inch format but you can crop it down to fit a standard size frame and mat. The paper is high quality 140 lb watercolor paper.

Hang it in the nursery, give it as a gift or keep it for yourself. 

Great price for an original watercolor.

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An 8 x 8 inch artwork would be added to a 12 x 12 inch frame with mat.

Title: Pink Hollyhock

Medium: watercolor on paper

Paper size: 8 x 8

Unframed

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Quotes

Sharing some warmth during these cold days.

Woodland Winter Tree Landscape
Woodland Winter Tree Landscape

So how is everyone doing this year in 2015? In the northeast my heart does go out to you. I remember when living in NJ around 1993-94 (not sure of years) there was a similar weather pattern happening and the snow kept coming down. I not only shoveled by hand my drive but then hiked up the hill to shovel out my parents. They were both retired Dad with high blood pressure and Mom too much like me born with the attitude if it has to get done then do it. Still have the same attitude and proud of that gift she gave me. Anyway, it became a game to find where I could throw the snow since the piles were now way above my head. I also remember the camaraderie between neighbors all doing what we could to help each other. Knowing the Bostonian heart well I am sure that camaraderie is alive and well today in your town.

Better sunny days are coming.

Cottage Garden I. Art by nature artist Laurie Rohner for Between The Weeds.
Cottage Garden I. Art by nature artist Laurie Rohner for Between The Weeds.

Happy Days!

Today in North Carolina it is warmer but by tonight I will be in temperatures I saw in Vermont. Heating systems are not capable of handling such drastic temperatures. Mine has been working overtime with the cold morning temps and found out yesterday I needed oil for the back up system. Well the last time I ordered oil since switching my system to the heat pump was two years ago but now no oil in the tank for back up. Ugh! Called the oil company and the very nice gentleman said there was no way he could make it to my place until next week. Oh No! Then he said listen to me there is something you can do. Go down get a 5 gallon can and fill it with diesel fuel. You can add that to your tank and it will be fine. Bless that man because I did, added several 5 gallon cans and this morning when I turned up my heat on came the warmth.

Help each other if you can and if you cannot help a smile works wonders along with thank you.

Stay warm!

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Garden flower watercolor shows my joyful gratitude.

“It is not joy that makes us grateful. It is gratitude that makes us joyful.” ~David Rast

My gratitude starts with a garden in full bloom with the aroma of sweet scents and color that overcomes my senses. Yes gratitude does make me joyful.

Watercolor Botanical Garden Illustration Daisies Delphinium Dragonfly
Watercolor Botanical Garden Illustration Daisies Delphinium Dragonfly

Watercolor Botanical Garden Illustration Daisies Delphinium Dragonfly

Garden nature art botanical watercolor colorful garden flowers with dragonfly and bee titled Daisies Delphinium and Dragonfly in Garden by nature artist Laurie Rohner for Between The Weeds.

Watercolor painting pink yellow red and blue flowers a dragonfly resting on a grass reed with a bee buzzing in this wonderful cheerful botanical garden flower painting.  A whimsical original nature artwork and sure to bring joy to anyone in love with gardens.

The sky is blue and the sun shines down on the garden filled with a few of my favorite flowers penned and painted in my illustration of garden flowers, dragonfly and a bee in watercolor and pen. There is a blush of blue sky hinting at a summer’s day. It is cheery and guarantees a better mood.

Title: Daisies Delphinium Dragonfly in the Garden
Medium: Watercolor on Paper
Palette: pink, red,blue, yellow, cream, sage, leaf green
Paper: Arches 90lb hot pressed watercolor rag paper.
Paper size is 20 x 15 inches
Signature: Laurie Rohner on front, title signed dated on verso.
Unframed.

All rights are not transferable with the purchase of this painting and remain with the artist.
The copyright is for photographing and does not appear on the original.

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Quotes

Just create to create.

“You may not be a Picasso or Mozart but you don’t have to be. Just create to create. Create to remind yourself you’re still alive. Make stuff to inspire others to make something too. Create to learn a bit more about yourself.” ~Frederick Terral

Watercolor landscape
Landscape Watercolor Nature Art Summer Shore with Clouds

Landscape Watercolor Nature Art Summer Shore with Clouds

Watercolor on board landscape of the shore line with a hint of the ocean beyond and sea grasses. This nature art painting is titled Summer Days. The clouds and sky are a mix of storm and blue sky. Remember those days at the shore when you cannot figure out rain or shine? The sun shines down in one spot illuminating part of the shore.

Medium: watercolor on board
Palette: cobalt blue, lt. ultramarine blue, ochre,  red, leaf green, lt. chromium yellow, white
Image and Board size: 10 x 16 inches.
Signed on front – Laurie Rohner
Signature date and tile en verso.
Unframed.

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A Persistent Illusion.

“The distinction between the past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.” ~Albert Einstein 

By nature artist Laurie Rohner
Summers garden nature art botanical watercolor colorful garden and wildflowers titled Sunny Day in the Garden

Summers garden nature art botanical watercolor colorful garden and wildflowers titled Sunny Day in the Garden by nature artist Laurie Rohner for Between The Weeds.

Watercolor painting pink purple blue flowers with a bee buzzing in this wonderful cheerful botanical garden flower painting.  A whimsical original nature artwork and sure to bring joy to anyone in love with gardens.

Can you smell the delicate scents? These are a few of my favorite flowers penned and painted in  my illustration of wildflowers and garden flowers with a bee in watercolor and pen. There is a blush of blue sky hinting at a summer’s day. It is cheery and guarantees a better mood. These are flowers from my gardens in New Jersey.

Buy art, original watercolor nature art, inspired by botanical gardens and nature, makes great wall art.

Title: Sunny Day in the Garden
Medium: Watercolor on Paper
Palette: pink, purple,blue, yellow, cream, sage, leaf green
Paper: Arches 90lb hot pressed watercolor rag paper.
Paper size is 20 x 15 inches
Signature: Laurie Rohner on front, title signed dated en verso.
Unframed.

Quotes

Weeds are flowers I have to paint.

“Weeds are flowers, too, once you get to know them.” ~A.A. Milne

 

These my have grown in the field in front of my house in Vermont but in my mind they were glorious wildflowers.

Available at Laurie Rohner Studio
Available at Laurie Rohner Studio

Bright summer botanical garden or wildflowers beam out at you off the paper. Cheery happy and spirit lifting for a summer farmhouse cottage.

My watercolor technique is glazing a process where I layer pigments on top of each other creating depth and realism in my paintings. This painting has up to 10 layers. I love the opaqueness and luminosity I achieve so that the flowers make you want to reach out and touch them.

Title: Black-eyed Susans in a Field.
Image and paper size 8 x 10 inches.
Palette: yellow, browns, olive, white, cream, soft sage, leaf green
Paper is 140lb watercolor hand molded paper.
Signature: Laurie Rohner on front, title,singed,date on verso.
Unframed

 

Quotes

Creativity is essentially a lonely art.

“Creativity is essentially a lonely art. An even lonelier struggle. To some a blessing. To others a curse. It is in reality the ability to reach inside yourself and drag forth from your very soul an idea.” ~Lou Dorfsman

Nature Art Botanical Watercolor
White Tulip with Dew Drops Watercolor Painting

There is a nice subtle effect on the petals of the flower and the dew drops. The droplets seem to shimmer and look as if they will fall at any moment. The high contrast of the background and the white flower is contemporary and dramatic. There are many subtle shades of different colors in this painting. I used my glazing technique layering the pigments on top of themselves creating a luminous depth. Unfortunately a photo is not capable of expressing the dramatic effect I achieve with this method.

Original botanical watercolor painting white tulip garden flower is an original nature art hand painted by Laurie Rohner and titled White Tulip with Dew Drops My original watercolor is a detailed realistic floral painting.

Title: White Tulip with Dew Drops
Medium: Watercolor on Paper.
Palette: taupe, white, purple, blue, dark green, green oxide, yellow, orange, red.
Image measures: 8 x 10 inches
Paper Size: 8.5 x 11 inches.
Paper Type: Cold pressed watercolor board.
Signature: Laurie Rohner on front, title signed date on verso.
Unframed.

Quotes

Believe you can have it or be it.

Everything  you have ever wanted for yourself you have to believe you can have it or be it. – For what are we without dreams?  – Christen Olivarez

 

Botanical garden watercolor is a garden landscape original nature art hand painted by Laurie Rohner.
Botanical garden watercolor is a garden landscape original nature art hand painted by Laurie Rohner.

Original iris nature art watercolor painting, a botanical garden watercolor is a garden landscape by mature artist, Laurie Rohner.

My painting is a realistic detailed painting of blue iris against dark green leaves and stems. These iris are from the iris gardens in Northern NJ. Imagine a spring day sunny with a gentle breeze and along the back bank of the garden stands hundreds of this wild iris moving back and forth as if dancing to nature’s music. It is one thing I miss about New Jersey.

Title: Wild Iris
Medium: Watercolor on paper.
Palette: purple, lavender, periwinkle, cream, orange, leaf green light leaf green.
Paper Size: 11 x 14 inches
Paper Type: Watercolor Board (See description of board below).
Signature: Laurie Rohner on front, title,singed,date on verso.
Unframed

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Explore, Dream, Discover nature art illustrations.

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover. -Mark Twain

Botanical Nature Art Leaves and Berries Watercolor
Botanical Nature Art Leaves and Berries Watercolor

Botanical Nature Art Leaves and Berries Watercolor Original Painting

Botanical nature art watercolor painting Leaves and Berries is an original nature art painted by hand in the studio of LaurieRohner. My painting is a detailed botanical garden illustration of my whimsical look of natural history showing decorative leaves with berries in varying shades of misty earthy greens from moss to gold and soft sage to deepgreen blue and navy.Title: Leaves and Berries
Medium: Watercolor on Paper.
Paper Type: Arches 300lb hot pressed watercolor rag paper.
Image size is 10″ x 13.5″
Paper size is 15″ x 11.25″
Signature: LR on the front, tile, signed, date, on verso.
Unframed.
You can see this and more nature art illustrations at Between The Weeds Shop for Laurie Rohner Studio.