I got interested in doing some studies of Palm trees, and found this candidate over at the Queen Liliokalani garden near Diamond Head. ¬†Drew it in one short session, returned to paint it on another…always a good approach if possible.




Palm tree study, 12 x 9″ watercolor on paper.

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  1. You’ve shown us the complexity of the palm without rendering detail. This is a terrific watercolor. Bravo!

  2. Aloha, Tom, and thank you for your kind comment. It seems the more I regard objects as simple shapes the clearer the statement becomes. I really admire your work, by the way!

  3. Your watercolors are such an inspiration. So fresh and transparent.

  4. Thank you, Kene. I appreciate your saying so. I need to try and get some new things up soon.

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