JANNA VANDERVEEN

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This is the second, in a series of three watercolor thank-you cards, featuring my whimsical princess with her bunny.  I love painting sunsets and valleys reflecting the beauty of life all around.  I used a combination of artist grade MaimeriBlu and professional grade Winsor Newton watercolor paints on this 5×7 card.

I completed this 9″ x 13″ watercolor illustration on 140 lb. watercolor paper using Winsor Newton and Maimeri Blu watercolor paints.

I took some time to paint this weekend, amidst the stress that broken bones and too much time spent in an emergency room creates.  After things settled, I contemplated the beauty of the setting sun, the majesty of towering mountains, and my thankfulness for the life we have. This painting is a reflection of that moment.

When my love slumbers Burns out brighter than umber It births starlight for you.  ~ Janna Vanderveen

When darkness encroaches And death overshadows the valley, Have no fear For I am with you. The shadows are lies And death an illusion. But take heart For I’ve torn the veil, Giving sight to the blind, Hope to the hurting, And truth to the deceived. My mercies are new every morning. Just as I am the dawn And the new day, So am I with you always. ~ Janna Vanderveen  … Read More