Sunday, June 03, 2007

A couple of quickies while walking

Xavier had to wait while I painted the field to the side of the track. However once we were in the woods Xavier was engrossed in wood-lice and little maggots and all sorts of tiny creatures crawling around and through a large fallen tree rotting into the ground, so he told me that I could draw while he was busy.
Both pictures 180mm x 120mm on Fabriano watercolour paper


Blogger Claudia said...

Fabulous watercolours; especially the upper one with the nice summer clouds!!!

6/03/2007 8:48 PM  
Blogger Jenny said...

Ooooh, I love both of these, though they are different. The top one is so peaceful, and your clouds are great. You really captured the feel of a forest in the bottom one. Thank you for not including Xavier's critters.

6/03/2007 9:49 PM  
Blogger Katherine said...

Xavier's such a real BOY isn't he!

Julie - Have you changed your watercolours and I missed that post? Somehow these look more saturated pigments than before....

6/04/2007 11:34 AM  
Blogger Julie Oakley said...

Thanks Claudia and Jenny
Katherine it's the same W&N watercolours as usual - probably I've tweaked them slightly differently in photoshop.

6/04/2007 3:05 PM  
Blogger Penny said...

More lovely little paintings, its so wet and cold I have lost some enthusiasm.

6/05/2007 8:51 AM  

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