Author Archives: Branna O'Dea

Sassafras Leaf

  This was one of the most enjoyable paintings I have done in a while. Each layer was a delicious, lovely, earthy color that captured a beautiful autumn afternoon in the woods! Autumn is my favorite time of year and … Continue reading

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Antithetical Exercises

Recently, I was challenged to be more raw with my style and also portray “not pretty”.  Apparently, the world and life are not all colorful butterflies. So I started this, a skull in black monotone, as the antithesis.  Not my … Continue reading

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Hackberry Emperor

  I have been polishing up some of the paintings in my Watercolor Journal. This Hackberry Emperor is one of several butterfly species I had the pleasure of having as a guest in my garden. This fellow landed on the … Continue reading

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