Presence, Felt

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Presence, Felt


Original Watercolor and Ink Painting

Hand Signed by Shell Rummel

Paper Size: 5.5 x 8.5"  /  Image Size: Size: 5 x 8"

Image size is approximate. 

All Original works of art are painted on Canson Montval 140lb Watercolor Paper using Artist grade watercolor pigments. Artwork is not sold matted or framed. Original artwork will arrive flat and expertly packaged from our studio. 

Original Ink and watercolor ©Michelle Rummel / Shell Artistree LLC


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Artist Statement

Snow fell and the world quieted down. A day to paint…

Solitary…but never alone. Presence, felt…encouraging the brush to dip yet again in water, the hand to slide so that the water flows. I reach for the pen…I want to make lines dance. Silence, all but for breath which makes its own gentle rhythm. I glance up…smile…notice the snowflakes falling slowly… and then refocus on the watercolor at hand. It might be all about technique one minute, or play or color, the next. It might never be used in a collection…or offered for sale, or shown in exhibition. All I know is that when the lines and flow of paint feel right to my eye, it brings profound joy. If I get the colors right too…well, then, that’s a banner day;)

A lovely way to spend a few hours on a quiet snowy day ~

Original ink and watercolor ©Michelle Rummel