Wednesday, May 14, 2008



The Primitive Gathering will be updated on the 15th.
Please visit to see the new offerings of the artists who update on the 15th.
Here are my offerings for Mid-May. Please click the link to visit my page.




Charlotte~ A watercolor profile portrait.
Also viewed on "Profile Portraits" on my website: www.peartreeprimitives.com


Profile portraits (as well as silhouettes) were painted by itinerant artist to quickly and affordably capture a person’s resemblance. This original watercolor portrait is of Charlotte when she was nineteen, the year before her marriage. As a young girl, after her studies were complete, Charlotte would spend her afternoons wandering the family’s substantial gardens and estate. She drew and painted her findings. Charlotte measures 6 ½ by 7 ½ framed.


Charlotte’s Journal~ A watercolor nature journal.
Also viewed on "Early Wares" on my website.



Charlotte enjoyed studying the flora and fauna of her family’s estate. She found it helpful to make her own journals, ones that were small enough to slip in her pocket as she walked the estate. This pocket sized journal is painted on “aged” watercolor paper, and measures 4 ¾ by 4 ¾.


Thanks for peeking!

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The excitement around here is the sprinkler system that is being installed this week in our yard. My boys were so interested in the big trencher that came to pull the hose underground...I'll share some pics friday.

6 comments:

Victorian Lady said...

Hey! :) I love the new painting and the story behind it! To answer your question, I am right in the same area! I bet you share my love of Joe's BBQ!! :)

Mere

Doreen said...

A BEAUTIFUL painting Suzanne and I LOVE Charlotte's Journel...so lovely!

blessings,
d

Atticbabys said...

Oh am I loving your watercolors Suzanne!
Such detail in Charlottes fauna journal , just beautiful!
Nan

Christine LeFever said...

What a sweet and wonderful little painting of Charlotte and her darling little journal!

Christine ~ Zwee!!!!!!!

Hallowed Hill Primitives said...

I love that little journal, Suzanne!

Sarah

Jacquelynne said...

I love the journal pages! I really appreciate your painting of Charlotte, and all of your portraits- I have never gotten the hang of painting people. Maybe someday...