The Play of Colors

“I seek to capture original contemplative and emotional responses in the play of colors.” - the artist

Going for a Stroll, 2018, Watercolor on Arches Paper, 11 x 14, $300

Going for a Stroll, 2018, Watercolor on Arches Paper, 11 x 14, $300

My life experiences drive my art. The people, places and things that move or excite me become my canvas. I then seek to capture those original contemplative and emotional responses in the play of colors.

Twilight, 2018, Watercolor on Arches Paper, 11 x 14, $350

Twilight, 2018, Watercolor on Arches Paper, 11 x 14, $350

With a formal training in architecture, I am regularly contracted to craft elegant outdoor living spaces for homeowners and this comes from thriving on a palette of colors and an eye for architectural details. You will see my work distinguish these fascinations. And all throughout, you’ll find nature intruding thru a play of light & shade.

Peacekeeper, August 2019, Watercolor on 100% Rag Cotton Paper, 11 x 15, $350

Peacekeeper, August 2019, Watercolor on 100% Rag Cotton Paper, 11 x 15, $350

I paint in watercolor and acrylic. Watercolor fascinates me due to it's versatile and fluid nature. I use the wet on wet, dry brush and pouring technique -arraying rich pigments of blues, browns, greens, and purple along with splashes of contrasting colors. In the midst of the colors’ translucency, I find a fascinating rhythm as the colors crossover/blend with each other.

Hall Office Park, March 2018, Watercolor on Arches Paper, 11 x 14, $350

Hall Office Park, March 2018, Watercolor on Arches Paper, 11 x 14, $350

I am a residential landscape designer and a fine artist. My passion for art and architecture started young while I watched my father use his artistic skills to create beautiful portraits and architectural plans that transformed empty lots into elegant homes. This inspired me to pursue my education in architecture and furthermore in landscape architecture.

Reflection, July 2019, Watercolor on 100% Rag Cotton Paper, 11 x 14, $300

Reflection, July 2019, Watercolor on 100% Rag Cotton Paper, 11 x 14, $300

As part of my formal education, I toured several cities and villages in India to study their architecture, city-scape, urban marketplaces, the rural life, their landscape and the daily lives of people. My education in landscape architecture brought me closer to nature and it’s landscape. Eventually, my architectural journey became the subjects of my paintings and sketches.

Spring, April 2018, Watercolor on 100% Rag Cotton Paper, 14.75 x 22.75, $450

Spring, April 2018, Watercolor on 100% Rag Cotton Paper, 14.75 x 22.75, $450

About the artist:

I am Aparna, a residential landscape designer and a visual artist in Frisco, Texas. I like creating contemplative art and designing life style driven and visually pleasing landscape design solutions. Whether you desire a quiet cozy corner for reading or ample space for entertaining with extensive views of nature, I can work hand in hand with you, the home owner and guide you through this creative journey.

To view more work by the artist, please visit www.facebook.com/aparnagallery, as well as follow the artist on Instagram @aparnagallery.


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