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Raleigh Fine Artist – Raleigh Winter Cityscape painting in VAE’s Primary show

29 Jun 2013 / in Event, Watercolor

My winter cityscape of Raleigh – “Winter Evening, Raleigh” is part of Visual Art Exchange‘s “Primary” show. This 21×14 watercolor on paper is a moody atmospheric painting of Raleigh Downtown. Winter blues! I thought it was appropriate choice for this show. The show opens on First Friday. I am hoping to travel to the coast […]

Raleigh Fine Artist – Plein Air Watercolor Painting “Early Fall at Durant Park”

Plein air watercolor painting of my favorite location – Duran Nature Park in Raleigh! Early fall. There is something magical about the cool fall air. And mosquitoes which are still around! This is a rather tall painting at 22″x12″. I keep watercolor sheets of different sizes ready to paint and found this size right for […]

Wake Forest Fireworks – Plein Air Watercolor painting by Raleigh Artist


Happy July 4th! This year we started celebration early with our friends from the Army! What can be better way! We went to Wake Forest for the fireworks. Wake Forest is a great community. This fun event was at the Heritage High School. I initially started a smaller painting. Then we moved so my view […]

Raleigh Artist – Plein Air Watercolor of Waverly Place for WAG


Waverly Artists Group (WAG) is a new art gallery in Cary NC. It is located in Waverly Place. Long long time ago, I used to live closer to Waverly Place. It has been remodeled recently and features many new businesses. Gary Bradley is one of the partners and  artist with WAG. I met Gary at […]

One Amazing Live Wedding Painting by Tesh Parekh

Rod and Amy. Watercolor. Painted live. 16×20 on Saunders 140 lb rough paper. I did this painting yesterday at the White Memorial Presbyterian Church in Raleigh. What could be a better way to spend my day than painting?! When I received an email from Cara  Zuehlke of A Southern Soiree about painting live at a wedding for a guest […]

Double honors for my paintings- Raleigh NC Artist

Farmers Market at North Hills. 18×24. Oil on Canvas. First place in North Hills Quick Paint Plein Air competition. Concert at North Hills. 13×19. Watercolor on Paper. Best in Show- North Hills Plein Air Competition. This was a good Fathers Day Weekend for me! On Saturday I found out that my plein air painting “Concert at […]

Departed- a watercolor painting by Raleigh NC artist

17 Jun 2010 / in Animals, Painting, Watercolor

Departed. 15×22. Watercolor on Fabriano 300 lb HP paper. Some painting ideas are like a splinter under your skin! This one came to me when my wife was in a hospital several years ago. From the hospital room window, I could see a helicopter sitting on top of a building. originally, I wanted to somehow […]

The Raleigh Big Garden Party- a live event painting by Tesh Parekh

The Raleigh Big Garden Party. 13×19. Watercolor on Saunder’s Waterford 140 lb rough paper. Last year I had done a plein air watercolor painting of Raleigh Rose Garden (see one of my earlier posts). When I heard that Tobi Gowen was looking for artists to paint live at the Raleigh Big Garden party, I was excited! The Raleigh big […]

Memorial Day 2010- An original oil painting by Tesh Parekh

31 May 2010 / in Oil, Painting, Portrait

Memorial Day 2010. 16×20. Oil on linen. I did this painting for Jerry’s Artarama’s Lukas paint competition. I had done one painting earlier for this competition “The Cloud”. It is currently on the display for sale at Cary Gallery of Artists. I love the way evening light falls through front door of our home. My son Ian […]

“Concert at North Hills”- A live event painting by Tesh Parekh

Concert at North Hills. 13×19. Watercolor on Saunder’s Waterford 140 lb Rough paper. Painted live. I had dreaded about making this painting! I frequently paint live at weddings & events, however, what worried me here was the complexity! I painted this as a part of North Hills plein air competition. The competition has now been […]

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