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Raleigh Fine Artist – New Bern Morning watercolor painting

New Bern Morning. 11x21. Watercolor on paper.
11 Apr 2013 / in Cityscape, Landscape, Painting, Watercolor

Last year I had painted this en plein air. It was just fabulous! This is the studio version. My second painting for Visual Art Exchange’s annual Scope exhibition. Loved painting this in the studio as well. I look forward to Local Color Raleigh’s annual Paint Out this Saturday! I could not participate last couple of […]

Raleigh Fine Artist – Easter Mist Over Raleigh watercolor painting

Easter mist over Raleigh. 11x21. Watercolor on paper.
11 Apr 2013 / in Cityscape, Landscape, Painting, Watercolor

I love painting cityscapes. The aerial view of Raleigh is one of my favorites to paint. I saw this view on Easter. It had been raining and was misty. I painted this in my studio. This is one of the two paintings I plan to enter into Visual Art Exchange’s annual Scope exhibition. The painting […]

Raleigh Plein Air Artist – Sunday Antique Market

Sunday Antique Market. 12x16. Watercolor on paper.

Finally the spring has arrived in Raleigh! That means more¬†plein air painting! I love cold weather too. But, I get busy during winter time and rarely get to go out and paint. Most of my work in winter is done in studio and at night. April is also the start of wedding painting season for […]

Charlotte’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade – a watercolor painting by Raleigh Fine Artist

St. Patrick's Day Parade in Charlotte. 14x11. Watercolor on paper. Artist - Tesh Parekh

Last weekend I was in Charlotte and enjoyed the St. Patrick’s Day festivities there! I spent most of the day and evening in Charlotte downtown. I love Charlotte’s downtown! I have done live event painting at one of the hotels there. In fact, I will be back in Charlotte tomorrow for live event painting assignment […]

Watercolor painting of UNC Bell Tower – en plein air in Chapel Hill by Raleigh Fine Artist

UNC Bell Tower. Plein air. Watercolor. 14x21. Artist - Tesh Parekh

On a recent trip to Chapel Hill, I saw this beautiful evening view of the UNC Bell Tower. I always carry my watercolors with me and really wanted to sit down to paint! However, finding parking was a challenge! And outdoor light does not last while you are driving around to find parking. I got […]

Painting of NC State Capitol for the Downtown Raleigh Alliance

After the rain - NC State Capitol. 16x20. Watercolor on paper. Artist - Tesh Parekh

Last week, I was invited by Downtown Raleigh Alliance (DRA) to paint at their annual meeting. The meeting with art theme was held at the Raleigh Convention Center. I painted 16×20 watercolor of the NC State Capitol. I decided on this view since it seems to be painted less than the other views. I had […]

Raleigh Downtown in Winter – A Watercolor Painting by NC Fine Artist

07 Feb 2013 / in Cityscape, Landscape, Painting, Watercolor

I love painting cityscapes! There is a certain challenge- you have to rearrange different elements to make a good picture while still keeping the character of the place. This is a studio painting. I saw this view of Raleigh Downtown recently in the evening. It was cloudy and windy. I could almost feel the snow! […]

Drybrush Watercolor Painting by Raleigh NC Fine Artist

Driftwood. 21x29. Drybrush watercolor on paper. Artist - Tesh Parekh

One of my largest drybrush paintings. I saw this driftwood on the Hilton Head beach earlier this year. Ideal subject for drybrush painting. I started this painting before Christmas and then got real sick so had to wait almost a week before I could finish it. I used limited palette of just 4-5 colors on […]

Watercolor paintings of Wake Forest – by Raleigh NC Fine Artist

Bend in the road. 14x21. Watercolor on paper. Artist - Tesh Parekh
18 Dec 2012 / in Landscape, Painting, Watercolor

I live close to Wake Forest where I have had couple of art shows. The Cotton Company will be hosting another one in January, 2013. Earlier, I had posted recent paintings of Joyner Park in Wake Forest. I also love Seminary. Here are two paintings from area around the Seminary. I have always wanted to […]

Raleigh Downtown at Christmas – A watercolor painting by NC Fine Artist

Raleigh Downtown at Christmas. 14x21. Watercolor and Gouache on paper.

This is the view of Raleigh Downtown from NC State Capitol. Painted on a tinted paper with both watercolor and gouache. Gouache was used for creating lights and accents in the painting. This is one of my several paintings of Raleigh downtown. I often paint there en plein air. I did a sketch yesterday evening […]

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