VSW: Mexican Church

Growing up, I attended a Mexican mass at the San Juan Capistrano mission church.

The shapes of Mexican architecture and the sounds of the language feel like home.

The colors are also my colors in our home, warm and bright.

I also tried this with no lines, just watercolor.
It was fun to try, but every time I do these things
I come back to loving line work and color, both!

How about you?  Line work, color only, or both?

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hollywood baby turned beach gurl turned steel&glass city gurl turned cowgurl turned herb gurl turned green city gurl. . . artist writer photographer. . . cat lover but misses our big dogs, gone to heaven. . . buddhist and interested in the study of spiritual traditions. . . foodie, organic, lover of all things mik, partner in conservation business mpfconservation, consummate blogger, making a dream happen, insomniac who is either reading buddhist teachings or not-so-bloody mysteries or autobio journal thangs early in the morning when i can't sleep
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10 Responses to VSW: Mexican Church

  1. Beth says:

    Your artwork is absolutely gorgeous–it fills my eyes, which is the greatest compliment I can give. I also love lineart and color. I have done a few without the lineart first–but it is a rare endeavor. 😀


  2. All three pics have got a beauty of it’s own….but i love the one with lines and colors..!!


  3. Beautiful colours. I love that you shared the paintings side by side. I like them both, they evoke different feelings.



  4. JKW says:

    These are amazing to see how each turn out with different artistic endeavors. Excellent showing. Blessings, Janet I am unable to post 2 blogs. . .my computer crashed and my art blog is going to take some time to come back up. https://jkwgalleries.blogspot.com this is the photography blog.


  5. To me, it all depends on the subject. Buildings are all line and just call for linework.


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