Le Magie d' Automne poster by Maria Hunt. Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
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
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.
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
About Maria Hunt
"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."
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...