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Artist: Wendy Marshall

Turban Squash
Title: Turban Squash
Description: Watercolor
Media: Watercolor
Size: 12 x 8
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Contact Wendy Marshall



Phone:650 224-9089

About Wendy Marshall

Nature is my primary inspiration. I like to find the hidden colors in rocks, trees, water, and flowers. I have spent many summers in Yosemite National Park, and it has been a constant source of inspiration for me.

Watercolor is my favorite medium. I love the effects achieved by layering and blending transparent colors. I have recently begun using liquid watercolors that enable me to achieve intense colors while retaining the ability to create delicate washes. I focus most on color and shape. I try to look beyond the colors typically associated with my subject and capture the feeling, rather than the photographic detail of the subject.

I have been exposed to art since I was young, because my mother was a watercolorist. I have learned art through classes and workshops from fine instructors such as Jane Burnham, Stephen Quiller, John Salminen, and Mike Bailey.
I do not sell prints of my work. I like to imagine my original paintings gracing the walls of my customers.