Ride the Wind Day - ink and watercolor 8" x 8" by Serena Fenton
Buzz- watercolor 8" x 8" by Serena Fenton

Flowers and Bees

July 14, 2016

A summer’s preoccupation in watercolor.  I am slowly coming to appreciate the massive variety in bees.  How did I not see it before??

Butterflies and Beetles - watercolor by Serena Fenton
Night Heron - watercolor and gouache by Serena Fenton
Kingfisher - watercolor and gouache painting by Serena Fenton
Tropical Fantasy - watercolor and gouache painting by Serena Fenton

Tropical Fantasy

March 21, 2016

Life just gets busy.  I have been working on a new series of paintings this past month.  All of them are watercolor birds with gouache patterned backgrounds. Gouache is not the easiest medium to take up.  Trying to blend gouache tends to give chalky, stiff messes.  But I am finding that I am enjoying creating bold […]

Butterfly Collection - watercolor by Serena Fenton
Blue Jay - watercolor by Serena Fenton

Blue Jay

February 8, 2016

The blue jay (Cyanocitta cristata) is a passerine bird in the family Corvidae, native to North America – there are lots in my yard in the winter

Butterflies in watercolor and gouache by Serena Fenton
Gladys - watercolor by Serena Fenton

Good Chicken

February 4, 2016

Gladys is a good chicken

Wild life with woodpecker - watercolor by Serena Fenton

Birding

February 3, 2016

Wild life with woodpecker  

St Catemew; watercolor by Serena Fenton
Still life Conversation - watercolor by Serena Fenton
Western Bluebird; watercolor by Serena Fenton
Pondering Alternatives: watercolor by Serena Fenton
Resolve: Serena Fenton - watercolor
snow buddies - watercolor and gouache by Serena Fenton
Under the Mistletoe - ink watercolor and colored pencil by Serena Fenton
Hummingbird fantasy - watercolor by Serena Fenton
Trick or Treat - ink and watercolor by Serena Fenton
The Owl and The Pussycat - watercolor and ink by Serena Fenton

Owl and the Pusssycat

October 4, 2015

#InkTober Day 4, although it has a bit more watercolor than ink.  Let’s just say that the ink was quite deliberate; especially I am still waiting for some truly waterproof carbon ink for my fountain pens to arrive in Chapel Hill from China.  Meanwhile, I am using dip pens and not waterproof ink, applied after […]

Fall Leaves - Watercolor by Serena Fenton
Piece o'cake - watercolor by Serena Fenton

Piece of Cake

September 18, 2015

Piece o’cake for this week’s #colour_collective challenge.. A weekend of backpacking ahead for me – and dreams of sweets.

Carrots - watercolor by Serena Fenton
Running and Gathering - watercolor by Serena Fenton