Art by Rachel - Original Watercolors

The Assorted Watercolor Gallery

I The Mask Gallery 

Venetian Carnival Masks and Costumes

They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
(Edgar Allan Poe)

Venice Carnival Costumes

Venice Carnival Costume

My candle burns at both ends;
It will not last the night;
But ah, my foes, and oh my
It gives a lovely light!
(Edna St. Vincent Milay)

II Portraits and Figure Studies Gallery

If criticism had any power to harm, the skunk would be extinct by now.  (Fred Allen)

Watercolor Portrait of Roberto Clemente

Pastel Portrait of Dosteovsky

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.  (H. Jackson Brown Jr.)


III Miscellaneous Watercolor Gallery

Keep some souvenirs of your past, or how will you ever prove it wasn't all a dream?   (Ashleigh Brilliant)

Moosie's Flower Dreams

Motorcycles after David Mann

If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.  (Edward Hopper)


IV The Still Life Gallery

I am crazy about two colors: carmine and cobalt.  Cobalt is a divine color and there is nothing so beautiful for creating atmosphere.  Carmine is as warm and lively as wine... the same with emerald green. (Vincent van Gogh)

Vase with Red Flowers


Camel Study

I know that for me,
to whom flowers are part of desire,
there are tears waiting for me
in the petals of some rose.
(Oscar Wilde)


V  Watercolors on Watercolor Canvas

We must not be too ambitious. We cannot aspire to masterpieces. We may content ourselves with a joy ride in a paint box. And, for this, Audacity is the ticket.  (Winston Churchill)

Abstract Hong Kong Orchid Tree Blossoms



Now I know the things I know, and I do the things I do; and if you do not like me so, to hell, my love, with you!   (Dorothy Parker)

VI The Mandala Gallery

The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all  our adversities.  (Sophocles)

Color Mandala


You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.  (Robin Williams)

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