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  Diane Kastensmith Bradbury's
Braintree, MA
United States
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March 2008

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Mixed Media (2)
Painting Acrylic (3)
Watercolor (9)
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DIANE KASTENSMITH BRADBURY'S FREE ARTIST PORTFOLIO


I love the spontaneity and freshness of watercolor - especially the “accidental” movement of color that results from painting wet into wet. I usually start with a wet into wet technique, and work through all the stages of the paper, until I am painting wet into dry. I often soak the painting in the bathtub overnight to soften the edges and lighten the colors, going back in the next day to sharpen details and brighten or darken colors where needed. I repeat this process until I can see that the painting is finished. I believe the record for the number of times this was done was a painting I sold in 1985, called “Blue Tree”. It had been soaked twenty–two times before I was satisfied with the result. Of course, high quality paint and paper are essential to this process. “Seasons <12” is an example of soaking and redefining. If I am not sure that a painting is finished, I will put it up on the wall at the end of my bed, upside down. It will be the last thing I see before I fall asleep, and the first thing I see in the morning; that usually allows me ...

 



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Artist: Diane Kastensmith Bradbury's, title: Seasons 15, 2011, Watercolor


Diane Kastensmith Bradbury's
Seasons 15, 2011
Watercolor (original artwork),
12 x 14 inches
US$ 262   buy this artwork

Artist: Diane Kastensmith Bradbury's, title: Spring Trees 1, 1997, Watercolor


Diane Kastensmith Bradbury's
Spring Trees 1, 1997
Watercolor (original artwork),
24 x 19 X 1 inches
US$ 2625   buy this artwork

Artist: Diane Kastensmith Bradbury's, title: Seasons 1, 1973, Watercolor


Diane Kastensmith Bradbury's
Seasons 1, 1973
Watercolor (original artwork),
24 x 18 X 1 inches
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Artist: Diane Kastensmith Bradbury's, title: Seasons 12, 2000, Watercolor


Diane Kastensmith Bradbury's
Seasons 12, 2000
Watercolor (original artwork),
24 x 19 X 1 inches
US$ 2625   buy this artwork

Artist: Diane Kastensmith Bradbury's, title: Enchanted Forest, 2007, Painting Acrylic


Diane Kastensmith Bradbury's
Enchanted Forest, 2007
Acrylic Painting (original artwork),
8 x 10 X 1 inches
US$ 945   buy this artwork

Artist: Diane Kastensmith Bradbury's, title: Fog on Glastonbury Hill, 2007, Watercolor


Diane Kastensmith Bradbury's
Fog on Glastonbury Hill, 2007
Watercolor (original artwork),
30 x 22 X 1 inches
US$ 3675   buy this artwork

Artist: Diane Kastensmith Bradbury's, title: Spring Trees 27, 2000, Mixed Media


Diane Kastensmith Bradbury's
Spring Trees 27, 2000
Mixed Media (original artwork),
24 x 19 X 1 inches
US$ 2625   buy this artwork

Artist: Diane Kastensmith Bradbury's, title: Spring Trees 28, 2000, Watercolor


Diane Kastensmith Bradbury's
Spring Trees 28, 2000
Watercolor (original artwork),
24 x 19 X 1 inches
US$ 2310   buy this artwork

Artist: Diane Kastensmith Bradbury's, title: Blue Trees 11, 1973, Painting Acrylic


Diane Kastensmith Bradbury's
Blue Trees 11, 1973
Acrylic Painting (original artwork),
20 x 30 X 1 inches
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