figurative painting

Summer – New figurative painting in watercolor

‘Summer’ – New figurative painting in watercolor
One of my latest new figurative painting in watercolor is about summer, sun and childhood.

Don’t we love those special times to simply relax, to smell the grass, to enjoy sunshine and more important to have time for our children?

I loved to create this story. Don’t we remember these times […]

Little girl dreaming in the afternoon sun in the grass – Figurative Painting in Watercolor

“Dreamy Afternoon”
Watercolor on stretched watercolor canvas
size: 12″x24″ (30×60 cm)
© Doris Joa
I already did this painting a year ago, but I was never really happy with it. In the first version the shadows were looking wrong to me, I always thought they’d look dirty.
That is the problem with watercolor: Once you have the wrong color it […]

E-Cards available and a sneak peek in a figurative painting

I am happy to tell you that I am offering E-Cards on my website.

E-Cards are a great tool to stay in touch with family or friends. I have created a nice collection of roses, flowers, figures and cats. This E-Cards are safe and absolutely free and of course easy to use. Visit my E-Cards-page, choose […]

Reflections of a young girl in pink dress with pink hat wandering at the beach – figurative painting in watercolor

This is my newest figurative painting:  “Reflections”

I loved the Reflections of the girl at the beach which were the reason to paint it. This small girl in her pink dress with a pink hat really enjoys her walk at the beach. The reflections in the water of this girl are just wonderful.

It is watercolor, size […]

Figurative work Progress and an Orange Challenge

In one of my previous posts I showed a picture of a figurative painting, on which I am currently working.

I have worked more on this, especially this time on the hair, to get a better suggestion how it will look. I must be careful to save all the whites, where the sun hits the hair.

In […]

New watercolor painting “Pretty in Pink”

I have finally finished another watercolor painting.

My daughter was again my model. I love to create a story in my paintings and it is wonderful to see how kids are growing and that the same things are important for them as for us. It was sunday and we wanted to go out and my daughter […]