Rachel Collins’ subtle and tonally sophisticated paintings of natural forms reveal an artist who isn’t afraid to look closely at the world around her. Learn the story behind the artist’s fascination with the subject of her most ambitious series of paintings and find out how she achieves such elegant watercolor gradations in the June 2009 issue of Watercolor Artist. (Order your copy by clicking here.) Plus, enjoy an exclusive online gallery of her work below.
Double Tulip in Pink (watercolor on paper, 15×28)
Ellie’s Hosta (watercolor on paper, 35×20)
Rose Backlit I (watercolor on paper, 28×15)
Vertebra XIII (watercolor on paper, 6×10)
Vertebral Curls (watercolor on paper, 21×28)