Above: Seattle Winter Table, Toni Youngblood, 12"x15" watercolor on Fabriano paper 2011 ©
The portability of watercolor paints makes them perfect for catching stunning scenes while traveling.
Above: Refill Please - Toni Youngblood, 6"x4" watercolor & mixed media on paper, 2013.©©
Catrina Ecuestre - Toni Youngblood, 16"x12" watercolor & mixed media on paper, 2013.©
Figs! - Toni Youngblood, 6"x4" watercolor & mixed media on paper, 2013.©
Cowl - Toni Youngblood, 6"x4" watercolor & mixed media on paper, 2013.©
Everything you need will fit into a bag about the size of a small to medium purse and you just need a bottle of water and a couple of collapsible cups and you're equipped. Many of the paintings in this post were done on-site while I was traveling through the Mediterranean in Italy, Greece and Turkey.
Above: View on the Island of Santorini, Greece© SOLD
Amalfi Hillside, Watercolor on Arches paper, 5"x7" - Toni Youngblood 2013© $100
Others are inspired by what I see closer to home.
Edge of the Pond (Morris Graves Estate Woodway, Washington) Toni Youngblood 2012© $550
Fred's Birthday Dessert, 4"x6" watercolor, Toni Youngblood 2013© $100
Seattle Winter Table, Toni Youngblood 2011© $525The images directly below were commissioned a few years ago by Scott Hale, owner of the Pub Group Restaurants in Salt Lake City for use in advertising on programs for the Salt Lake Acting Company and for the local PBS TV station. The paintings toward the end include subjects from nature, short-pose portraits and book illustration.
The Desert Edge SOLD
Taormina Afternoon SOLD
Theater at Ephesus SOLD
Amalfi View from Villa Cimbrone SOLD
Temple of Neptune SOLD
Anna's Sunflower 7"x 5" SOLD
ala Zubaran 7"x5" SOLD
Peace 7"x5" SOLD
Villa Chimbrone SOLD