Original Watercolor Portraits on Canvas or Paper. Inspired by research into the history of ancient civilizations in Africa, this series of “unfinished” watercolor portraits envisions known and unknown female monarchs from Ethiopia, Egypt, Mesopotamia and other ancient lands. Original watercolor paintings with appliqué on canvas or Watercolor Papers. These portraits are unfinished and shall remain so. Occasionally new colors or elements are added. They are in constant transition.