Portrait of Nana


March 4, 2014 by mamie

Watercolor Portrait of Nana

Completed Date: 10/14/13

Medium: watercolor

Description: This painting was inspired by my grandmother. I always have so many wonderful experiences with her, and she means so much to me. I decided to paint a portrait using a loose style of watercolor to experiment with the effects the water can bring. Also, I chose shades of blues and greens because I felt like they captured parts of her sweet, thoughtful, eloquent, graceful, composed, and wise qualities. All in all, I think painting to express what is most special to us is definitely what makes art so meaningful and powerful a communication tool.


2 thoughts on “Portrait of Nana

  1. Mary says:

    Wow this is stunning Mamie! Congratulations on such a gorgeous painting.

    • mamiesmith says:

      Thank you so much, Mary! It means so much to read your thoughtful, inspiring comments.

      *Mamie *

      On Tue, Mar 4, 2014 at 2:36 PM, Artistic Imaginings wrote:


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