Description A dragonfly sits on the tip of a marsh cat tail in this watercolor painting. Wild 'Joe Pye Weed' flowers accent the natural arrangement with purple and mauve.The realistic and detailed subjects are set against a soft focus background of rose and gold tones. This art brings nature indoors with a serene composition suitable for traditional, contemporary or rustic decor.
Sharon Himes, Pocomoke Forest Member Since May 2007 Artist Statement Sharon Himes celebrates nature with watercolor and acrylic paintings of wildflowers and native birds as well as landscapes, seascapes and coastal scenes on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
Her work was featured in American Artist magazine and is widely collected in the region. The book, 'Watercolor Artists Flower Handbook' includes the chapter: 'Experiencing nature through sketching' by Sharon Himes showing her unique approach to painting.
Original paintings are available through sharonhimes.com site and various galleries and Sharon's woodlandseasons.com blog has her nature commentary.