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Methods and Madness

Sometimes I paint fast and loose

Other times quite controlled

The subject decides the method

But each work has the same goal:

A painting that is successful

And beautiful to behold!


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Thursday, September 29, 2016

I've Got Sunshine Watercolors by Bertie Brown

I've Got Sunshine
original watercolor still life w/ girl, glass, flower: 14" x 16"
i’m betting that she
is related to me
in her favorite nook
she continues to look
at her favorite flower
hour upon hour
with hope and a prayer

for an autumn that's fair
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Saturday, September 24, 2016

The Music of the Spheres Watercolors by Bertie Brown

The Music of the Spheres
original watercolor still life w/cornt, mellophone: 13" x 20"

there’s more to see
from Studio B
‘cause there’s never enuff
paintings of stuff
a a mellophone-et
and tarnished cornet 
I hope they’re in vogue

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Instrumental Junque Watercolors by Bertie Brown

Instrumental Junque
original watercolor still life w/horn/cornet:  12" x 18"
Reveille Reverie
morning runs unfold
the music in my soul
as meandering stream melodies
join humming meadow harmonies
my footsteps add the rhythm

and my heart sings along with’m..
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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

The Bee's Knees Watercolors by Bertie Brown

The Bee's Knees
original watercolor still life w/pitcher, colander, tomatoes: 12" x 14"

told ya said I
 with a smile kinda sly
i’m workin’ it still
don’t quite have my fill
of summer time swill
until until 
in the autumness
i’ll surely attest
i might need a rest
to recharge my head

and soulfullish-ness
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Saturday, September 3, 2016

Relative-ity Watercolors by Bertie Brown

original watercolor still life w/pitcher, pot, sunflower, tomato: 15" x 15"

it’s relative-ly
a new work, you see 
with something that’s old
a shape big and bold
and some that are new
with int’resting hues
borrowed from yet
a past series set
it’s deja vu

for those red/orange/blues!
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