Duhnen Mudflat Race

 



Duhner Wattrennen - 
Duhnen Mudflat Race

SIZE:  15 in. x 22 in. - 38 x 56 cm (half sheet)
PAPER: BOCKINGFORD ROUGH 425 g/m²


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Once a year in August a harness and thoroughbred racing event takes place on the North Sea beachside of Duhnen. It all began in 1902. It's the only one of this kind in the World. 

This is my first attempt at the theme and I've done it without any primary drawing, only thinking about movement and colors. Just in the way I've learned during my time at Jean Haines Art School. 





Garden Studio and a study

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The best thing about having a garden is that I can take my studio outside and enjoy both, painting watercolor and sitting in a wonderful garden. 





Study for
the Best Wave of your Life

SIZE: 14,5 in. x 11 in. - 37 x 28 cm
PAPER: 
BOCKINGFORD RKB  FatPad NOT 425g/m² (200lb)
COLORS:  DANIEL SMITH extra fine watercolors   

2021 © ISABELLA KRAMER 

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A quick study of my idea for a seascape painting with two surfers. 



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Garden of Villa Melzi, Lake Como - Italy

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Garden of Villa Melzi, Lake Como - Italy 

SIZE:  15 in. x 22 in. - 38 x 56 cm (half sheet)
PAPER: SAUNDERS WATERFORD ROUGH 425 g/m²
COLORS: DANIEL SMITH extra fine watercolors

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is my submission for Ali Cavanaugh's Patreon challenge #43 illuminate the ordinary - Art Class of Ali Cavanaugh. Done after an inspiration of my own photography taken at the gorgeous park of Villa Melzi years ago. This is such a magical and beautiful place and I have visited it several times. I can't wait to be there again. 



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Leuchtturm Roter Sand - Lighthouse Red Sand

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Leuchturm Roter Sand -
Lighthouse Red Sand

SIZE: 15,7 in. x 15,7 in. - 40 x 40 cm
PAPER: GUARDI ARTISTICO - TORCHON 300 g/m²
2021 © ISABELLA KRAMER

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The "Roter Sand" lighthouse, now a listed building, is a historic building northeast of the island of Wangerooge. The imposing and at the same time picturesque building with the eye-catching bay windows is located under the coordinates 53 ° 51´ 18 N / 08 ° 04´ 54 E in the North Sea. The well-known lighthouse is considered the first-ever offshore construction and has shown the way to ships for 97 years since 1885 with its two-wick oil lamp. ©www.roter-sand.de



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Confronting a storm...

 



Confronting a storm...

"Confronting a storm is like fighting God. All the powers in the universe seem to be against you and, in an extraordinary way, your irrelevance is at the same time both humbling and exalting." 

―Francis LeGrande



SIZE: 15,7 in. x 15,7 in. - 40 x 40 cm
PAPER: GUARDI ARTISTICO - TORCHON 300 g/m²
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Inspired by the actual tutorial at Jean Haines'S Online Art School. 


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The best wave of your life...

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The best Wave of your Life is still out there. 

- Steve Hawk 

SIZE: 30 in. x 22 in. - 76 x 56 cm (full imperial sheet)
PAPER: SAUNDERS WATERFORD ROUGH 425 g/m²


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Summer's Poppies Meadow

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Summer's Poppies Meadow

SIZE: 15,7 in. x 15,7 in. - 40 x 40 cm
PAPER: GUARDI ARTISTICO - TORCHON 300 g/m²
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I discovered this impressive place years ago and can't resist coming back and paint its full summer spirit. 


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A woman with a cat

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A woman with a cat

SIZE: 30 cm x 30 cm - 11,8" x 11,8"
PAINTING GROUND: PAINTING BORD primed with QOR WATERCOLOR GROUND
COLORS: DANIEL SMITH extra fine watercolors,
2021 © ISABELLA KRAMER



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is my submission for Ali Cavanaugh's Patreon challenge #41 other side of you - Art Class of Ali Cavanaugh. Done on painting board primed with Qor Watercolor ground. The result is a very smooth surface, not so easy to handle but you can remove nearly any pigments from it. These challenges are amazing and help me coming out of my comfort zone and stretching my skills. I'm so very happy to be a part of this wonderful group. 

I've lost after 17 wonderful years my beloved Xenia last Friday and I'm really heartbroken. Our furry friends are part of our family and it's not easy to let them go. But painting this double portrait helps 


 

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Soap Bubble Girl

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Soap Bubble Girl

SIZE: 20 cm x 20 cm - 5,5" x 5,5"
PAINTING GROUND: AMPERSAND AQUABORD 3 mm
COLORS: DANIEL SMITH extra fine watercolors,
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This sweet memory is my contribution to the #TOY 40 challenge at the Art Class of Ali Cavanaugh. Done on Ampersand Aquabord again. 



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