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  • The Circus

    The Circus

    The Circus. Watercolor on paper by Francesca Zambon, 2023.

  • Delicate

    Delicate

    Watercolor on paper, 2023.

  • A metamorphosis

    A metamorphosis

    A metamorphosis by Francesca Zambon. Watercolor on paper, 2023.

  • Rabbit Heart

    Rabbit Heart

    Summary: Lyrics from Florence + the Machine’s song “Rabbit Heart” depict a girl comparing herself to a rabbit, frozen and vulnerable, suggesting she’s made a significant sacrifice.

  • Oranda goldfish

    Oranda goldfish

    For some reason, I really like oranda goldfish. I’m endlessly entertained by their reflective scales, their long graceful tails that look like flowing veils, and their clumsy way of swimming. This fascination is reflected in the way I paint them. They endow me with a feeling of peace and fascinate me. This is an oil…

  • Sarracenia ‘Reptilian Rose’

    Sarracenia ‘Reptilian Rose’

    Many years ago I used to grow carnivorous plants. Plants from the Sarracenia genus were by far my favorites. With their large, attractive hoods and their beautiful colors, their pitchers look more like flowers than leaves, and they can last for months. This particular cultivar is named ‘Reptilian Rose’. Fresh pitchers have a pleasant scent,…

  • Illumination

    Illumination

    Watercolor on paper.

  • Sleep Tight

    Sleep Tight

    Watercolor on paper.

  • Continuation

    Continuation

    Watercolor on paper.

  • The Grudge

    The Grudge

    This is a partial rework of a paiting from 2020. This painting has a lot to do with mental health and self-love, or lack thereof. It was made in a moment of my life when I was contending with searing anger, rejection, and grief. Yet anger can be a sign of self-love. It means you…

  • Let us go

    Let us go

    Watercolor on paper. I sometimes use vector drawings in order to prepare my paintings. The resulting symmetry and accuracy is very pleasing to my eye. This composition is painted in a mix of traditional and Radiant watercolors.

  • Purple Flowers

    Purple Flowers

    Watercolor on paper. I use both traditional watercolors and special liquid watercolors called “Radiant” by Dr. Ph. Martin’s brand. They are highly transparent and come in brilliant colors. I love to mix them.