Florals














6 comments:

  1. Judith what a lovely group of watercolors. I like the sparsity and the restraint and your choice of flowers--more grass-like than the huge luscious bloomers normally seen. I might have to give your method a try after my portraiture workshop with oils adventure.

    I liked your charcoal portraits as well. You show restraint there too; restraint is not one of my attributes I'm afraid. It may be though after next week;)

    I also like the way you've broken up your blog; excellent idea for organization. I'm glad I came to visit. I'll be back.

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  2. I think the restraint bit is something I have also had to learn Linda... the portraits need to be accurate and this seems to be what people like but the watercolours have been a different matter. My natural tendency is to slap the paint on with little regard for accuracy and form but it is a very fine line then between a successful loose painting and one which simply looks sloppy and amateurish... I have learned a lot from Jean Haines http://www.jeanhaines.com/ who paints in a beautiful loose way and she actually practises great restraint and has said I need to rein myself in!!! Who am I to argue!!! Thanks for the lovely comments and encouragement Linda, really appreciate it!

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  3. Jennifer Collier23 April 2013 at 04:41

    Judith I love these watercolours simple but very beautiful. It's the kind of style I'm trying to achieve. I've rediscovered painting now that I'm retired I get excited at simply watching the watercolour mix on the paper. I'm glad I discovered your blog as I'm finding it very interesting. Looking forward to using Brusho too, I'm just waiting for Joanne's dvd to come out.
    Jennifer

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  4. Thanks you so much Jennifer, lovely of you to comment. I get so excited too as you will have gathered if you have read parts of my blog..... it is such a treat watching the colours mix and the magic happening, and you will love the Brusho too, it is amazing!!

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  5. Judith, I especially liked your florals...nice work.

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