Arizona Saguaro Cactus Flowers Original Watercolor and Ink by Ginette Callaway

Saguaro Cactus Flower aka Carnegiea Gigantea
State Flower of Arizona

14 inches by 10 inches Watercolor & Ink on Watercolor Paper
Frame and Mat not included.

How I create my watercolor & ink paintings: "I first do most of the ink work. I do not pre draw anything. I go straight to work with various nib sizes and dipping ink. The objective is to be loose and painterly. After establishing the ink lines I use watercolor to create shadow and light and vibrant colors, I work in layers. There is no erasing whatsoever, so everything even inks droplets that may fall are part of the art. Incidentals like ink drops are some of my favorite parts. Finally I add more ink lines to enhance certain areas in the painting. I then sign in ink and voila!"

see me paint a watercolor

Ginette Painting Poppies in Watercolor & Ink from Ginette Callaway on Vimeo.

 

Ginette Painting Red Poppies Watercolors part Two from Ginette Callaway on Vimeo.