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This watercolor painting was started using a wet-into-wet process and a technique to create texture and flowing colors, suggesting Autumn and harvest... more
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This watercolor painting was started using a wet-into-wet process and a technique to create texture and flowing colors, suggesting Autumn and harvest time. The color of the grapes was determined by the colors that flowed across the paper. No drawing was done until the colors were dry and the painting defined itself. Layer after layer, leaves and grapes began to take shape. In the creation process, I drew from memories of walking the vineyards belonging to my husband's family. Special AWARDS: 3rd place tie - "Abstract Fun" Contest 5/27/172nd Place - My Watercolors Contest 1/26/17 2nd Place - Sold Abstracts By Mother Nature Contest 3rd Place - Fall Colors - Shower Curtains Special Features -1000 Views -1 image 12/4/2016 3rd Place - Autumn Semi Abstract Original Artworks 9.30/17 Special thanks to the following FAA groups for featuring this painting: Exclusively Drawing & Painting 12/02/2016 1000 Views on 1 image 11/27/2016 1 Weekly - ALL Stars 02/07/2016 Imag...
"ART, something I always wanted as part of my life, HAS become a passion that fills my soul, and leaves me full of joy, one brushstroke at a time." Maria Hunt After 30 years as a successful business woman, Maria Hunt, finding the nest empty, and having fulfilled her role as financial contributor, retired to the Palm Springs area, pursuing her childhood dream of studying and creating art. She started in 2000 with art classes at College of the Desert. She refined her skills in plein air painting by attending workshops across the U.S. The years left to get "really good" at art are diminishing, and her focus is laser sharp. She spends one week a month teaching art to Children (and older versions of children) She...
Maria, Such beautiful work…visiting and sending “comment love” to some of my favs..:-)
Dear Maria, I think of you so often with wonderful memories of painting intershares, and your kindnesses many to me, …a newbie. No longer a novice to FAA, I still continue to re-visit and love my favorites of your portfolio, my dear friend and mentor! I eagerly anticipate seeing one of your amazing vintage repurposing exercises or a diminutive…I KNOW you still have the …”magie d’automne au fond de votre cœur”.
Maria re-visiting this all time favorite..MAGIE...and remembering your DECEMBER 2019 FAA TONY AWARD WIN!!... which you truly never got to enjoy. Hoping you are able to see this comment and know how valued your glimpses of BEAUTY are to me, to FAA, to Global viewers!! So grateful for this glimpse today!!
Revisiting this exquisite work of art, so well done, Maria! Congratulations on your sale! F/L
Congratulations on your well deserved sale Maria! The person who purchased this one has great taste and an eye for amazing work :)
Wonderful work and congratulations on your recent sale!
Congrats on your wonderful sale
Your impressive vineyard work is among my favorite of all you do, Maria! I love it!....fav / like
Thank you, thank you Maria for entering my FAVORITE, from one of my favorite artists...VOTED!! Best to you. l/f
Maria, this is such an amazing piece of artwork - MASTERPIECE! f/l
Maria Hunt replied:
Cindy, I just thank you. ; 0
My all time fav! How could I not VOTE AGAIN? Best of luck to you, Maria!
Maria Hunt replied:
Dear lady, I thank you.
I am so thrilled to see this painting through your eyes,Laurel. it makes my heart swell. : )) Thank you so very much. I feel this away about your paintings.. wow
And for the piece de resistance!!...yes, this is still my ALLtime Favorite watercolour of grapes, Maria! The LIGHT, the CENTER RAINBOW SLASH of COLOUR, the lovely development of glazings...and the LOVE of the grapes which underlies your vineyard collection in its entirety...for this I VOTE!! BEST OF LUCK in the contest! L/F, l/f, l/f
Laurel, oh, this is wonderfully written... and I get to apply it to THIS painting, done my me. How extravagant the comment and just gave my heart wings. : ))
This lovely has stood in the shadows of Chardonnay au soleil and the Magic of Autumn but I SO LOVE HER!! Just LOOK at her rainbowed leaves LUSTING after the last rays of SUN and her clustered orbs fairly BURSTING with juice...RIPE for the harvesting!! OH, THIS IS TRULY SUCH A BEAUTY!! It takes me back to youthful days and French Presence of the Caribbean Islands, dining seaside with a fine Paulliac, baguette and fromage tray! Oh yes...I love this watercolour! L/F
Thank YOU so much, Stephen. Your work was wonderful.
Beautiful colors and technique Maria! Thank you for your comment on my image. L/F
Thank you, Johanna, for your kind support of so many artists... and your comment on this painting. : ))
Fantastic Magic of the autumn!! LF
What a beautiful painting! Love the colors and how you put them together. You have a wonderful style of painting! Thank you for your kind comments on my work, I appreciate them very much! l/f
Maria Hunt replied:
Your work is so special.
Penny you are so kind. I so appreciate our comment.
Beautiful watercolour Maria, lovely soft lines and tones.....wonderful image. l.f
Thank you, Ana Maria... I appreciate your visit and kind comment.
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So subtle and beautiful this painting is, Maria. f,l
: )) I thank you, Kay. I so appreciate your promotion and vote. I am honored