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Palm Court

young dancing girl in gold costume, dramatic dance watercolor painting

Palm Court

Watercolor, gouache, China marker, gold acrylic paint, postage stamps on 140 lb watercolor paper with deckle edge
2014
22.5 x 15 inches

Young dancer in Gold Costume. The photo for this young dancing girl, caught in a moment of reflection and revere was snapped at my niece’s dance performance in 2008. The photo reference for the lavish restaurant interior was taken in Paris. Somehow I knew I just had to bring the two images together, her lovely gold dress and the rich French interior.

New to watercolor since a trip to Mexico in February, 2014, I am enjoying this new medium and exploring it in my own fearless way.


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