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Winter, a fine art reclining female nude life figure watercolor painting

Winter

(below, highlighted detail of face image)

Winter, a fine art reclining female nude life figure watercolor painting, highlighted face detail

Watercolor

Female nude figure

Watercolor paints on white, acid-free, 140-pound, cold-press watercolor paper

November 2004

Dimensions: paper 10 inches (25.3 cm) high by about 14-7/8 inches (37.8 cm) wide; image about 9 inches (23 cm) high by about 14 inches (35.5 cm) wide

In this figurative watercolor painting, a lovely woman draws a blanket of snow over her, preparing for the time of year when the earth sleeps. Her skin seems almost ablaze with warmth, especially compared to the frigid snow and ice all around her. Throughout the painting, I used subtle combinations of complementary colors -- cool blues and violets, with warm oranges and yellows -- to make all the colors more rich and vivid.

Is she sad and regretful, as another weary year comes to an end? Or is she only sleepy, satisfied by the rewards of the past year and looking forward to the next?

Winter, a fine art reclining female nude graphite pencil life figure drawingMy pencil drawing of this same figure is also available, if you prefer striking graphite drawings to colorful paintings. This drawing has an elegant simplicity, with a shadowy background and more emphasis on the figure itself.





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