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Thursday, December 24, 2015

The Fog is Rolling In

watercolor
7" x 10"
landscape

While in Southern INdiana last month, I was at one of our State Parks.  It was a striking scene to see these colors on a rainy day and also see the fog roll in....enjoy.

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Rosey Pink

watercolor
7" x 10"
floral

This was also one of the Daily Paintworks challenges.

Friday, December 18, 2015

Christmas Popcorn

watercolor
7" x 10"

This was actually a DPW (daily paintworks challenge) 2 weeks ago.  We were challenged to paint popcorn.  Hence, this is my Christmas Popcorn.  Don't eat my popcorn.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

watercolor
landscape
7" x 10"

Did someone say Snow?

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Fall in INdiana

watercolor
landscape

Fall Demo

watercolor
landscape
7 x 10

Just a little demo of Southern Indiana that I did for one of my classes.

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Path into Indiana Fall

watercolor
7" x 10"
landscape

Little demo that I did for my students last month.  

Thursday, December 3, 2015

morre leaves

watercolor
7" x 10"
nature

This is a little demo that I did for one of my classes.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Fall Leaves

watercolor
5" x 5"
nature

I have been so busy with the holidays and remodeling my library that I forgot to post.  I am so far behind with posting.  I am getting a lot done for the holidays and that is a good thing.

We have another 2nd Saturday event at White Ripple Gallery and Co.  6725 Kennedy Ave.  Hammond, Indiana.  This is Dec. 12 from 6 til 10 pm.  Sure hope you can make it.  I will have my studio open, there will be other artist studios open, a small works show opening that night, a show in the main gallery, santa (come get your photo taken), and the Burgundy Closet resale shop will be open with lots of new finds. Oh,
did I mention the Holiday Market.   Hope to see you there.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

The Switching Yard

watercolor
landscape
14" x 21"

My dad used to work at Inland Steel in Indiana and his job was to work in the switch yard and keep track of the cars of steel....that was a long time agoooooooooo.

Monday, November 16, 2015

It's All About the Dress

watercolor
7" x 10"
figurative

dreaming...

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Eat at Ed's

watercolor
interior
7" x 10"

An Iconic scene in Chicago.  It was closed last week when I was in the city.  I heard that they are relocating....I have to find out where....

Saturday, November 7, 2015

More Sunflowers

watercolor
10" x 7"
Floral

another demo for my students.

Friday, November 6, 2015

greens....class demo

watercolor
7" x 10"
landscape

demo for one of my classes.

Saturday, October 31, 2015

FAll Leaves

watercolor
7" x 10"
nature

It's that time of year again....time for fall and time to paint negative leaves.  This was a demo that I did for one of my classes.

This past week we were on vacation.  Went to southern Indiana to catch the colors of the fall leaves.  On three of the days of our trip, it had rained.  We also spent a day in Chicago.  I took a ton of photos so I will have lots of inspiration to paint from while I stay inside this winter....great times ahead.  Happy Fall...you all.

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Sunflower

watercolor
7" x 10"
floral

a little demo for one of my classes

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Jack's Place

watercolor
landscape


This was the back yard of my friend Jack's house.  Jack passed away some time back at too early of an age.  He was a great potter/sculptor.

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Time for Some Chicago Memories- Flield's

watercolor
14" x 21"
cityscape

One of my favorite things about Chicago is the Field's clock...in this painting I have it at 8:21....the month and day that we got married.  lol.

Friday, October 16, 2015

Chicago Bridge

watercolor
14" x 21"
cityscape

This is a very common scene of Chicago.  The city is such a fun place to be....hoping to get up there this weekend.  Road Trip !!

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Kathy Los-Rathburn, Watercolors: Chicago Balcony

www.kathylosrathburn.com

Chicago Balcony


watercolor
11 x 14

A unique scene that is familiar to those that live in the Big Windy City.

Monday, October 12, 2015

Miller Beach Bridge in Summer

watercolor
landscape
14" x 21"

This is a little lagoon in Miller Beach...Miller, Indiana

Golden Delicious

watercolor
7" x 7"
still life

It's apple season here in the midwest.....enjoy!

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Granny Smith

watercolor
7" x 7"
still life

Continuing with my mini apple series....

Monday, September 28, 2015

Red Delicious

watercolor
7" x 7"
still life

Decided to paint a few apple paintings since September always reminds me of apples.
Enjoy.

Friday, September 25, 2015

Miller Bridge in Fog

watercolor
8" x 10"
landscape

Teaching my students how to paint fog.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Two Miniature Fall Landscapes


watercolor
7" x 10" 
landscapes

Painting a few little miniature fall landscapes...enjoy!!

Friday, September 4, 2015

Another Fall Barn

watercolor
12" x 20"
landscape

This is a typical scene in Indiana as the sun is beginning to set.  I painted this piece with Paul Jackson's new watercolors.  They are really neat paints,  Nice and intense and the colors are not washed out.  A little bit of this pigment goes a long way.  Beautiful colors. 

Check out master watercolor, Paul Jackson and you will be glad that you did.  Thanks Paul for all you do for so many of us.  You are a great inspiration.  k

Monday, August 31, 2015

The Sound of Silence

watercolor
21" x 14"
interior

This is the interior of a church that is in Michigan City, Indiana.  I saw this while I was on their First Friday art walk last month.    As I look at it, I am waiting for a nun to appear.  lol

Friday, August 28, 2015

Seascape

watercolor
14" x 21"
seascape

This was actually painted for a challenge and thanks to my sister in law, Karen, I was able to paint the sea...I didn't think I would get away with painting Lake Michigan.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Chicago Spire

watercolor 
15" x 11"
Cityscape

I am working on a big Chicago show that I will be having in October....stayed tuned for more Chicago paintings and info about the show....

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Clematis

floral
watercolor
7" x 10"

one of the flowers from my garden this year.

Saturday, August 8, 2015

LaSalle Flowers

watercolor
7" x 10"
cityscape

This is a flower shop you can find on LaSalle Street in Chicago. 

Saturday, August 1, 2015

watercolor
landscape

Local beach area in Indiana

Monday, July 27, 2015

Roosevelt University - Chicago

watercolor
7" x 10"
Cityscape

Just a typical scene in Chicago on Michigan. A place that I have walked by many times.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Stopping By to Get More Flowers

watercolor
cityscape

This is another scene of OId Town in Chicago...time to hit the city and enjoy the summer....

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Wisteria

watercolor
10" x 7"
floral

I survived this weekend's art fair.  It was in the 90's on Saturday and it was soooooooo humid...then it rained.  But Sunday was a better day.  Made some sales and got a few new students.

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Under the "L" - Chicago

watercolor
14" x 21"
cityscape

A typical scene of Chicago.  I used to go the the American Academy of Art that was just around the corner.  Enjoy!!

Monday, July 13, 2015

Yello Magnolias

watercolor
7" x 10"
floral

Not to common color of a magnolia.  Most of them are either white or pink.  Enjoy!!

Friday, July 10, 2015

Pink Double Star Gaizer

watercolor
7" x 10"
floral

This is a plant that I purchased in the floral dept. of my grocery store.  Enjoy!!

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Church Windows

watercolor
14" x 21"

This is a church in the Pullman area of Illinois.  This is basically the south side of Chicago.   The name of the church is Greenstone.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The Flower Shop - Chicago

watercolor
14" x 21"
cityscape

This is a little shop that you can find in the Old Town Section of Chicago.  Enjoy.

Saturday, June 20, 2015

The Greening of the Farm

watercolor
14" x 21"
landscaape

Just a local farm...

Monday, June 15, 2015

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Window Demo

watercolor
14" x 21"

Here is one of the demos that I did for my class during Windows and Doors week.  enjoy.

Monday, June 8, 2015

China Town - Chicago

Watercolor
14" x 21"
cityscape

You can find all the Chinese food that you want on the south side of Chicago in China Town...Ahhh  soooooooooo.

Friday, June 5, 2015

Just Beat It

watercolor
7" x 10"
still life

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Do You Carrot All?

watercolor
still life
7" x 10"

More in my veggie series....

Friday, May 29, 2015

Simply Radishing

watercolor
7" x 10"
still life

Add these to your salad...enjoy and have a great weekend.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

I love Onions

watercolor
7" x 10"
still life