Art by Rachel - Original Watercolors

The Landscapes Gallery II

Most inner-oriented artists share a common characteristic, a certain quality of obsession.  (Kenneth Coutts-Smith)

I Impressions of New York City

One can't paint New York as it is, but rather as it is felt.  (Georgia O'Keeffe)

Metro Heights (after Karen Dupre)
We are shaped and fashioned by what we love. 


II Landscapes of Morocco

Pay no attention to what critics say. No statue has ever been put up to a critic. (Jean Sibelius)

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.  (Mahatma Gandhi)


III Landscapes of Venice

Painting in watercolor is like walking a tight-rope; one must find perfect balance between what the paint wants to do and what the artist wants to do, or all is lost.  (Mary C. Taylor)

The real voyage of discovery consists of not in seeking
new landscapes but in having new eyes.  (Marcel Proust)

IV  Assorted Landscapes

Have you ever seen an inch worm crawl up a leaf or twig, and then clinging to the very end, revolve in the air, feeling for something to reach...?  That's like me.  I am trying to find something out there beyond the place on which I have a footing.  (Albert Pinkham Ryder)

Sugar Mill, St. Lucia

Taj Mahal, Agra, India

Taj Mahal at Sunset

If painting came easily, if the answers, the solutions, were obvious, I'd find another occupation.  (Karen Jacobs)

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