Mittwoch, 15. März 2017

Watercolours 8 - 10

Daffodils

Subsequent to the last post I did, in which I mentioned no flowers were blooming, the first flowers have now opened. Delightful.






Watercolours

Today was a fabric hunting day again, so I didn't paint, but yesterday I did a couple more watercolors, this time of horses. With further practice, I think I might like this technique for certain compositions. Onward....

So many gorgeous fabrics. I can't use them, but it is pleasing to look.




Grey pony - this one had masking fluid to preserve the whites of the fine hairs in the background.

This one has too many "off" sections - not a success.

Fluidity exercise only, for the effect of motion; never mind the proportions



And a visitor at my window today, singing of spring in the pear tree.


Kommentare:

  1. The paintings of the pones make me feel like real and show that each have a unique character.

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  2. Thank you. I am glad you think so.

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  3. Computer problems, on all devices, so no post today.Sorry it's a Mac

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  4. My technical helper dashed off that addendum. Frustration levels were high.
    For some reason the blog app is not working anymore, for no stated reason.

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  5. Ugh, sorry about your tech problems. What did we do before technology simplified our lives?

    But I love the watercolor. Loose and flowy is what makes watercolor wonderful, in my opinion!

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  6. Very nice, Sarah. Love the horse paintings! Even the one you say is not a success.
    What kind of bird sang to you? Almost like our many crows! We DO have a few other birds
    now - coming - and Dad has built two blue bird houses to put up. i just put up my hummingbird
    feeder hoping they come soon. After a bit of frost, flowers and plants and trees are coming back.

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  7. Thanks, Mom.
    The black bird is called an Amsel here.
    No hummingbirds in Europe, but we do have a big moth that looks a lot like one.

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