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Watercolor Paintings of Autumn by Raleigh NC Fine Artist

Watercolor Paintings of Autumn More paintings of beautiful North Carolina fall! I love the colors of North Carolina Fall. Last year, I did many plein air paintings during the fall. Plein air pieces are normally quarter to half sheet in size. I wanted to capture autumn’s glory on larger scale. So I painted below pieces…

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A plein air watercolor by Raleigh NC artist – “Fallen”

Fall. Trees. Fallen leaves. Fallen tree. One of those will be enough for me to make a painting! This painting has all! I started this watercolor on location at the Durant Nature Park. I used hot-pressed watercolor paper. I love the smoothness of this paper as I can draw details. And I love to draw!…

Secret Creek Autumn – A gouache panting by Raleigh NC fine artist
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Secret Creek Autumn – A gouache panting by Raleigh NC fine artist

This painting was inspired by Thomas Moran! Thomas Moran is one of my favorite artists. I am amazed by his watercolor and gouache paintings. His oil landscapes are simply beautiful! One of his oil landscape is in the collection of NC Museum of Art. Sadly, NC Museum of Art does not have a single watercolor…

Submerged – A watercolor painting by Raleigh NC Fine Artist
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Submerged – A watercolor painting by Raleigh NC Fine Artist

I am fascinated by trees and leaves! Fortunately for me, Durant Nature Park has plenty of both! I love painting there and also┬ámaking studio paintings of things I observe there. There are layers of leaves in this painting. I painted four or five leaves and let watercolors paint the rest! Most of the fall colors…

Rainy Fall Day in Raleigh – A watercolor by Raleigh Fine Artist
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Rainy Fall Day in Raleigh – A watercolor by Raleigh Fine Artist

This is Rainwater street in Raleigh. The street runs through the North Ridge Country Club golf course. and looks beautiful anytime of the year. But, more so during the fall. I was driving around Raleigh one rainy day this fall and absolutely loved this scene! I will be more watercolors and may be an oil…