Sunday, November 27, 2016

Street Scene from the South Side, Bethlehem, PA

watercolor, pencil and ink 12"x12"

Lately I'm thoroughly enjoying painting urban scenes in watercolor. The fine tip of a watercolor brush, or a sharp pencil or pen nib make for adding details of shape and line that I find much harder to achieve with oils. And I mustn't forget the wonders of masking fluid!

This is a revisit of a favorite scene in Bethlehem, PA. Here is a looser, smaller version from three years ago:

oil on board 6"x6"


  1. Both are beautiful, but the latest one shows an increased interest in fine detail. I really like the fine, white horizontal lines.

  2. Nice art blog and very wonderful paintings !!!
    Happy New Year 2017 !!!


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