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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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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.

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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

 

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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.

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Foxglove watercolor, a pink delight.

The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider’s web.   Pablo Picasso

 

Original Artwork by Laurie Rohner
Watercolor Painting Botanical Garden Flower Pink Foxglove

Foxglove digitalis – are an interesting flower to paint because they have many different blooms. I chose to show each one uniquely painted with detail depth as in nature. Imagine this flower surrounded by dozens of these botanical garden flower stems, it is nature giving us a smile.

Title: Pink Digitalis
Medium: Watercolor on Paper
Palette: deep green, pink, pink, poppy red, soft yellow, white, cream, green,brown.
Paper Type: 140lb rag hand molded watercolor paper
Paper Size: 30 x 11 inches
Image size: 30 x 11 inches
Signature: Laurie Rohner on front, title signed date on verso.
Unframed.

Check out more of my botanical nature art here.

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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.
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A place where my heart and spirit soar.

I’ll Not Ask Others to Become Different for Me… Let your Vibrational Escrow percolate, and you do your best to give it your undivided attention so that you become a Vibrational Match to it. And then, when the Law of Attraction brings all of it together and brings you, because you’re a match, together with it – then there aren’t any bugs to work out. Don’t ask the person, or people, that helped you to define what you want to become what you want so that you can have what you want. (Oh, that was so good.) Instead, let them be the Step One part of it (the asking part). Use your willpower and your decision to focus upon what you want – and then the Universe will bring you what you want.

—Abraham

This is a place where my heart and spirit soar. It is a place where I feel at home. Autumn in Vermont is picturesque serene and peaceful. My watercolor painting shows a bright orange and yellow Vermont Sugar Maple tree on the edge of a field with horses grazing. The mountains and hills are cast in yellow and orange. The distance is always hazy but the air is alive with autumn colors and crisp with the smell of turning leaves.

watercolor of Vermont nature landscape
Horses Under the Orange Maple

Titled: Autumn Maple with Horses Grazing
Medium: Watercolor on paper.
Palette: earth brown, orange, green, golden yellow, leaf green, sky blue,  payne gray, sage green.
Paper Size: 7.25 x 5 inch
Image Size: 7.25 x 5 inch
Signature: Laurie Rohner on front. Signed dated and title on verso.

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How can you eat lamb?

I picked up an ad today from my local food store. On the front is a leg of lamb and realized how many years it has been since I ate lamb. Though I agree lamb is sumptuous, I have to ask how can anyone sit down and enjoy a meal with leg of lamb? No lamb or veal because I keep seeing these precious faces looking back at me.

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I see raising animals for their milk to make cheeses or their wool for clothing and blankets. So enjoy that leg this holiday and think of that adorable sweet little lamb’s face as you stuff your own.

Gratitude Lamb
Gratitude Lamb

Nature watercolor lamb painting is an original illustration of a sheep looking up to the sky and being bathed in sunlight by Laurie Rohner, titled ‘gratitude lamb’ is an original art.

Title: Gratitude Lamb
Medium: Watercolor on Paper
Paper:Arches 300lb hot pressed watercolor rag paper.
Image size is 5  x 7 inch.
Paper size is 5.5  x 7.5 inch

Me I am having fish. I hope the fish do not mind if I think they are not cute.