Tag Archives: victoria_de_los_angeles_olson
And the Lovers Danced to La Orquesta Atipica Del Retrio with the Sound of the Newly Trickling Waterfall of the Artichoke Fountain in the Retiro Park One Early June Afternoon.
I was so stoked to see water falling from the fountain dishes in the first week of June. They had been off for a full year and counting as well as the drinking fountains that are all over Madrid.
I was lucky enough to hear the Orquesta Atipica Del Retrio while I was painting the Artichoke Fountain. It was a lot of fun to paint them too.
This young couple started dancing to the tune of the band and it was so sweet. It only lasted a few moments until they were off to something else.
Here is a little Video of the ambience with the quint playing at the Retiro Park. Click on the photo above or Click here.
Here is a size reference photograph of the line and wash called “A Beautiful Day in June 2021” in full sunlight.
It was such of a beautiful day in June; I painted this line and wash too. The artificial lake with the blue row boats is called Lago Estanque. The monument that you can see in the background with the equestrian statue is called Monumento a Alfonso XII.
Here is a size reference photograph of the line and wash called “El Estanque en Junio 2021” in full sunlight.
It was a really special day here in the Retiro Park in Madrid, Spain. Thank you for reading my little story, enjoy the sunny weather.
February Almond Branch Flowers 2021
I woke up early, went for a walk, and came back with some Almond branches.
These flowers are really fun to paint because I love to look at them. The petals brighten up everthing around them.
I like painting this crystal vase too; it is in a lot of my paintings.
Here is the watercolor still on the drawing board with the model.
Here is the watercolor outside on a sunny day, in full shade to see the true colors.
Thank you for checking out my post. I have a few more spring paintings coming up. Enjoy your day, Victoria.
A watercolor of Cathedral Santa Maria la Real de la Almudena from the French Bridge