Mini impressionist watercolor landscape

Painting Tiny Art

This month I concentrated on painting miniature watercolors using Arches paper and Daniel Smith watercolors. You can see some of them here on my new project page.

I finished this impressionistic watercolor landscape today. I like how the watercolors run and blend, forming unexpected forms and textures. It is painted on 3 x 3 inch paper. It is signed and dated on the back.

“The Golden Hour”

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Miniature Paintings

The obsession with tiny art

I’ve always enjoyed painting in miniature and have worked as small as 1 x 1 inch. It is a tiny space to fill, requiring some very small brushes. But the reduced canvas or paper size allows one to simplify the beauty of a petal, or the essence of a landscape to a sometimes minimalist interpretation.

Working small also allows the artist to complete a work in a few sessions, sometimes even just in one morning of studio time. The art techniques and talent required remain the same. It’s just a smaller art expression, a slice of beauty… captured with the tip of a watercolor brush or the slightest press of a painting knife.

I will forever be fascinated with what one of my dear friend calls… “wee” things. Yes, the small treasures of the miniature world.

Here are some that I painted this week. Original miniature paintings are currently available in my studio318 Etsy shop.

Thank you for visiting and reading my blog. Have a beautiful weekend.