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samedi 8 mai 2021

Friday Night with Friends....

....has come around again very quickly! Thank you very much to Cheryll for getting us organised - you can see who else took part here 

However,I dont seem to have very much to show for my afternoon and evening! 

I have been playing with watercolours this week, painting fruit. So first up I completed this pear



which I am happy with. The paper is too thin so it has cockled but as this is only for practise I am not bothered. I have also done a banana



and and apple which I am NOT sharing!

Having completed my pear I got out this small piece that I started some time ago. The photograph is of some beautiful autumn leaves and I am trying to replicate the colours although without too much success.



Then in the evening I made a start on my swap hexies for the month.



Other more exciting news is that my poppy is complete - well apart from the hanging sleeve, a minor detail!


And I am really very pleased with how this has worked out.

The weather here has been up and down - today it is up but next week looks like it is going to be very wet. So it looks like time for more decorating!

Have a good weekend.


 

21 commentaires:

Fiona a dit…

Your painting is lovely... such detail.... and I love the poppy you did.... time to do the hanging sleeve now and put it up...
Hugz

Annie a dit…

Such very nice watercolor painting, Lin! The pear is well done and the banana is exceptional. I won’t even attempt. The leaves are going well I think. As I am also dabbling in watercolors, I find it really difficult to visualize the end result and how the paints will look when dry. You are doing well. I find it 100% easier to sew. Ha. Your poppy hanging looks beautiful. You are rightly so to be pleased with it.

Barwitzki a dit…

The pear is easy... nice... I bought pears by the glass and bake a cake :-) We were also very wet, but this weekend including Friday it is fantastic, tomorrow for Mother's Day with us over 20 degrees. Drinking coffee in the garden :-))) and I think I will not sew ... but be outside, in the forest, in the countryside.
The poppy is absolutely wonderful. Have fun with your projects.
Many greetings from Viola

Pam a dit…

You are a talented painted. I think you are doing good on your leaves.

Pamela a dit…

Wonderful things to show this post. Your fruit is very life like. The poppy is really gorgeous!

Cheryll a dit…

Ohhh another talent is emerging nicely... keep it up.
Your hexies & poppy are wonderful too.
Thanks for stopping in for FNwF...xox

Chookyblue...... a dit…

Goodluck with your watercolours..... I've no skills in that area

kiwikid a dit…

Your watercolours are beautiful, did you eat the apple?? :-) Love your poppy block, very pretty hexies. I think we might be in for a wet week too.

Narelle a dit…

Your poppy wall hanger is lovely and great paintings.

Susan a dit…

Love your paintings ...the poppy looks really good - even without a hanger!

Ondrea a dit…

Beautiful poppy. Love your fruit! You are very clever. Well done. I wonder what happened to the apple? Hmmmmm.

Maria a dit…

Your painted fruit is lovely ...
The Poppy is beautiful...

Radka a dit…

I admire anyone who can paint! Lovely fruit!
Your wall hanging looks good too. I can see why you are pleased with it.
Have a good week,
xx

Julie a dit…

Your poppy is stunning Lin!! As are your water colours - you are very clever indeed!!

loulee a dit…

Your paintings are lovely.
I adore your Poppy.

Kim a dit…

Oh, but I want to see that apple. =) Your pear and banana, Lin, look fabulous...so realistic. Your poppy is going to look lovely hanging on the wall in all it's finished beauty.

Michelle Ridgway a dit…

Fab job with your watercolours....I need some of your mojo. Mine has gone on holidays. Your Poppy hanging is beautiful...well done xx

Rachel a dit…

The poppy is looking lovely. As for the paintings - yes, I agree that when it's a practice piece, paper cockling doesn't matter quite so much, but I find it so much easier to paint on heavy paper that won't cockle!

Raewyn a dit…

Hi Lin, lovely to have a catch up read and see what you have been doing. The Poppy hanging turned out beautifully - the batiks for the leaves do work really well. So clever with the painting too - I don't think I could ever achieve anything so realistic (although I do know it is practice practice practice!)!!

jude's page a dit…

Lovely paintings, a skill i dont have

Sheryl a dit…

Gorgeous poppy.