Watercolor: GALLERY: Dale Russell Smith's Watercolors

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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6 thoughts on “Watercolor: GALLERY: Dale Russell Smith's Watercolors

  1. 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)?

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