Vibrant, Expressive Watercolors by Carol Sue Witt I Artsy Shark

Watercolorist Carol Sue Witt shares a spectacular assortment of paintings that demonstrate the spontaneity of her medium. Check out more of her portfolio on her web page.


floral watercolor by Carol Sue Witt

“Low H2o Crossing” watercolor, 32″ x 22″


My most important intention in portray has been to capture a instant, a emotion but the more I paint, the extra I recognize what I truly want to seize is you. I want you to truly feel an emotion, recall a second or even want to categorical on your own with the magic of watercolor.

Why watercolor? The blending of transparent colors creates a new result. The unexpected shapes push me to examine elements that I could never anticipate, building just about every painting a discovery.


landscape watercolor by Carol Sue Witt

“Jump in…the Water’s Fine” watercolor, 15″ x 11″


As a armed service brat touring the environment with my parents, I usually carried my artwork with me. I was a lot more prolific than specific. Somewhere along the way I acquired a smaller watercolor set—and the brush freed me.


floral watercolor by Carol Sue Witt

“Show Off” watercolor, 24″ x 18″


When I was in ninth quality, dwelling in Munich in a US Army advanced, I was allowed to paint the 3-story home windows of our quarters for the vacations. With the lights on all night, it had the magical look of stained glass. It even manufactured the newspaper!


still life watercolor by Carol Sue Witt

“Puttin Out the Glitz” watercolor, 30″ x 22″


For the initial time, I understood that other people could possibly like my artwork that it could be a delight for them, not just for me.

My substantial college art instructor built her mark, and as I headed off to university I fully meant to product my profession on hers by finding a diploma in Artwork Education and learning. With the Vietnam war at the forefront, I uncovered I could not stay targeted on my experiments, so with a very well-having to pay job in hand (I have normally experienced a enthusiasm for profits!) I remaining college or university devoid of obtaining my diploma and established apart my creative ambitions for some time.


landscape watercolor by Carol Sue Witt

“Golden Coast” watercolor, 24″ x 20″


Art, nonetheless, was constantly in my life—from doing work on wall murals to getting the “Art Lady” at my children’s educational facilities to portray home portraits and producing posters for occasions. Sooner or later, I realized that portray for other people was delaying my possess artwork. In the 90’s, I started having courses yet again, ultimately getting a founding member of the St. Louis Watercolor Society.


floral watercolor by Carol Sue Witt

“Deep Roots” watercolor, 11″ x 32″


I have also been influenced by workshops I’ve taken led by great instructors. I continue to get pleasure from checking out the techniques of admired artists these types of as Joe Fettingis, Carol Carter and Lian Quan Zhen.


still life watercolor by Carol Sue Witt

“Rust in Peace” watercolor, 30″ x 22″


Now dwelling in Austin, I’ve come full circle. I’ve found my own watercolor team and voice—both as a creator and as an educator. In 2020, I acquired my signature in the Texas Watercolor Culture.


floral watercolor by Carol Sue Witt

“Nopaloosa” watercolor, 18″ x 24″


Past yr, I obtained a lifelong dream and revealed my strategy in my workbook Paint with me…watercolor my way. Integrated in the 10 lessons I present in my guide is my method of starting with an underpainting. The unpredictable styles it makes and the shapes that surface are significantly more intriguing to me than open space.


still life watercolor by Carol Sue Witt

Leading impression: underpainting for “Snip, Snip” Bottom picture: “Snip, Snip” watercolor, 18″ x 24″


They are unplanned, shock happenings that can be noticed by means of the layers that increase a prosperous tapestry of texture, rhythm and color.


floral watercolor by Carol Sue Witt

“Texas Roadside Beauties” watercolor, 15″ x 11″


I program to keep on painting and teaching and have begun a second workbook titled Late Bloomer (I imagine I am just one) influenced by all of nature’s magnificence.


Artist Carol Sue Witt invitations you to abide by her on Wonderful Art The united states, Etsy and her Blogspot.


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