These three watercolor portraits are 5″ x 3″ and were painted with cool, vibrant colors. Each piece of art is a portrait of a man, featuring primarily blue or purple hues. Although one of the portraits has more background color than the others, they all make use of the white space of the paper to create unique lighting effects.

A self portrait watercolor painting

Watercolor art featuring a portrait of a man

A watercolor portrait of a blue man

Three Watercolor Portraits

6 thoughts on “Three Watercolor Portraits

  • January 7, 2008 at 5:31 pm

    Cool ,I could never do it that good
    love them all!

  • January 7, 2008 at 5:44 pm

    Thank you Michelle, I appreciate you taking the time to leave a kind comment. 🙂

  • December 14, 2008 at 4:14 pm

    wow. these are really goood. i’m curious to which one is your favorite.

  • December 27, 2008 at 2:53 pm

    Thank you michela. 🙂
    I like them all for different reasons. 😉

  • March 22, 2009 at 1:51 pm

    Wow, These are Great!!
    I have used them as one of my artists influence in my A level exam! 🙂
    Why do you use watercolour , if you dont mind me asking?

  • March 24, 2009 at 3:27 pm

    Thank you Karima! I like watercolor for many reasons. A few of which include the different values that can be created with the amount of pigment or water. The medium also tends to flow and mix with other colors in unpredictable and interesting ways. I enjoy the excitement of spontaneous creativity with unknown outcomes.

    Good luck with your artistic pursuits! 🙂


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