Watercolour

Click an image to learn about its story and inspiration.

Green Game, a watercolour painting. Green frog, lilypads, cat-tails, fir trees, dragonfly and hill against blue sky and water ©2021 Outspoken Images by Marie Warner Preston
Satisfaction of Sacrifice. Watercolour painting: Outdoor scene with pond life, woodland animals and plants, house amongst trees, bird in sky above mountains. ©2021 Outspoken Images by Marie Warner Preston
May o'clock: watercolour painting. Green fir trees, grown stump as sun dial, white hare, yellow sun, green mountains ©2021 Outspoken Images by Marie Warner Preston
Blue sky with white stars; orange and yellow sunrays over green hills and white mountains (tinged with pink); path through evergreen forest. Watercolour painting ©2022 Outspoken Images by Marie Warner Preston
Watercolour painting: White rabbit (hare) under a blue sky, smelling yellow & orange tulips on green grass with tiny white flowers. ©2021 Outspoken Images by Marie Warner Preston
Find, a watercolour painting: White star constellation Ursa Major with moon sliver in blue sky above grey mountains. Moon reflected in blue water behind a green path on a green hill. ©2021 Outspoken Images by Marie Warner Preston
Watercolour painting: Blue-footed Booby bird (Sula nebouxii) standing on rock. 10x15 cm Hahnemuehle paper ©2022 Outspoken Images by Marie Warner Preston
Watercolour painting: Blue-footed Booby bird (Sula nebouxii) standing on rock. 10x15 cm Hahnemuehle paper ©2022 Outspoken Images by Marie Warner Preston
Malachite. Watercolour painting: Green and brown cattails, blue pond, green turtle on rock, green trees and mountains against blue sky in background. ©2021 Outspoken Images by Marie Warner Preston

Creating illustrations with watercolour is a joyful way to tell a story. It’s rewarding to blend physical pigment and bring ideas to life. This is true whether I disseminate science research or create a whimsical world from the natural landscapes around me. Visit my Artwork page to view original paintings for purchase.

Lyra watercolour pencil
Hahnemühle watercolour or bamboo paper


Commission your own colour illustrations. Base prices:

Spot
1500 NOK / 150 EUR / 185 USD

Quarter page
2000 NOK / 200 EUR / 245 USD

Half page
3500 NOK / 350 EUR / 425 USD

Full page
5000 NOK / 500 EUR / 600 USD

Two-page spread
7500 NOK / 750 EUR / 900 USD

Front cover
10000 NOK / 1000 EUR / 1200 USD

Framework for execution
Initial consultation / Contract agreement / 50% payment
Sketches delivered / Discussion / Revisions
Final payment / Art delivery / Follow-up

©2021 Outspoken Images by Marie Warner Preston

Unsure what direction your project should take? I’m happy to discuss options and help bring your ideas to fruition: Contact Marie.