Watercolor: GALLERY: Dale Russell Smith's Watercolors

13 Jun 2007

In the summer 2007 issue of Watercolor, we discussed how Colorado artist Dale Russell Smith spent years developing a range of techniques that allow him to balance free expression with tight control. Among those procedures is coating his watercolor paper with gum arabic. We offer more examples of his techniques in this online exclusive gallery.

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The Rented
Farmhouse

2004, watercolor,
21 x 29. Collection
the artist.
Canyonlands
Evening

2005, watercolor,
21 x 29.  Courtesy
Surface Creek Winery
& Gallery, Eckert,
Colorado.
Grand View
2005, watercolor,
21 x 29.  Courtesy
Surface Creek Winery
& Gallery, Eckert,
Colorado.

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Sandhill Cranes
2006, watercolor,
18 x 24.  Courtesy
Surface Creek Winery
& Gallery, Eckert,
Colorado.
Dominic
2005, watcolor,
29 x 21. Collection
the artist.
Stacy
2005, watercolor,
14 x 21. Collection
Sherrill Smith.

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The Decision
2004, watercolor,
21 x 29. Collection
Matt O'Meara.
1927 Mercedes,
SS Rennsport

2006, watercolor,
14 x 20. Private
collection.
Chama to Antonito
2003, watercolor,
21 x 29. Collection
Ken and Carol
Grunkemeyer.

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1937 Delage, D63L
2006, watercolor,
21 x 29. Collection
the artist.
1966 Shelby Cobra
2005, watercolor,
21 x 29. Collection
the artist.
1935 MG, K3/KN
2006, watercolor,
21 x 29. Collection
the artist.

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ravikanth wrote
on 4 Jun 2007 12:43 PM
sir your works are excellent and the colours are very dynamic. simply superb
terrence mckee wrote
on 11 Jun 2007 10:39 PM
really enjoyed the art show, gotta say that you truly have the eye for watercolor media. I've recently picked up the media and remember bits from school but for the most part i've spent most of my time in the graphite media. I think i've really got some work ahead of me to get to your level. one question though, what color really makes brown pop(out)?
Dean Minder wrote
on 22 Jun 2007 12:48 AM
Mr Smith Your pictures are just breath taking!!! You are an excellent painter. Where can originals be obtained?
Dean Minder wrote
on 25 Jun 2007 12:35 PM
The watercolor drawings by Dale Russell Smith are simply beautiful! I would love to see more of his masterpieces.
on 23 Apr 2009 10:37 AM

Colorado artist Dale Russell Smith spent years developing a range of techniques that allow him to balance

on 13 Jun 2012 1:12 AM

Colorado artist Dale Russell Smith spent years developing a range of techniques that allow him to balance