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An Acrylic painting I have been working on

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This one has taken far longer than it should have some what made up as i have gone along first i had to wait for the Snowdrops to flower then the Narcissus Tete a Tete,some will recognize the drinking glass I have used it before,just love the colour.


Now i have to look for inspiration before the dark nights return again.

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your painting of the glassware is amazing!!!
i can see another picture in the background that i recognise!!
beautiful pictures!!
i dont know how you do it

6 Apr, 2012

 

You are so creative, Bjs. Your pictures are as beautiful as your garden. Thank you for sharing both with us.

6 Apr, 2012

 

That is brilliant Brian.....please don't worry about the dark nights yet, lots of time to find inspiration in your garden :o))

6 Apr, 2012

 

That is really very very good Brian. Well done

6 Apr, 2012

 

Love your pictures Brian,you are a clever fellow :-))

6 Apr, 2012

 

That is just brilliant Brian, I love it.

6 Apr, 2012

 

beautiful painting Bjs,have tried acrylics and made no headway at all. Do you paint in other mediums?
I dabble in water colours and drawing myself .
The glassware is very well executed and the flowers so lifelike great work:)

7 Apr, 2012

 

so much went into this painting, I have been looking at it for a while & there is so much subtlety going on its fascinating. Beautiful & peaceful Bj.

7 Apr, 2012

 

Such lovely colours, and I particularly like the subtle background.

7 Apr, 2012

 

Amazing BJ love it very very good especially the glass!

7 Apr, 2012

bjs
Bjs
 

Niverdeen
Surprised you had problems with Acrylic,always considered water colour and oil more difficult to master.I have in the past used oil but find it messy and smelly(sorry Linda) its for the professionals,as for water I have watched and admired water colour artists but never really been tempted.
Have used Pastels they are rewarding to use but again you can get in a right mess.Or least I can.lol

7 Apr, 2012

 

Bjs...How talented are you?...This is beautiful...:>)

7 Apr, 2012

 

oooh, that's lovely, well done you! I wish I had half your talent :)

7 Apr, 2012

 

How the flowers compliment the glass and vase, lovely painting.

7 Apr, 2012

 

wow Brian im loving this jug and vase so realistic.
its all so pretty, i would love to be able to paint still life, will have a go when i have time :o))

22 Apr, 2012

bjs
Bjs
 

San, these days for me its a winter time hobby

22 Apr, 2012

 

i can understand that, i did more during winter but now summer is on its way Brian i will probably just do tuesday at the studio and occasional monday afternoon at friends home, i love being outside when the weather is nice and being with my garden :o))

22 Apr, 2012

 

Oh well done. Just love that jug and glass. Great still life.

22 Apr, 2012

 

That's absolutely brilliant Brian. Interesting how those of us who dabble have different likes . . . I enjoy playing with watercolour, and have inherited pastels from my mum, but don't like the mess! Strange, as I'm perfectly happy with earth in my fingernails . . .

24 Apr, 2012

 

Great work there! Like Sheila I have dabbled in pastels but do my "work" in acrylics. I really like it because it's less messy than oils and very malleable...so many techniques you can cross over with...from oil techniques to watercolour, and produce amazing effects. :-)!

27 Apr, 2012

 

I love this Brian, such a lovely set. I have found acrylics much easier to work with for still life, I much prefer doing this to watercolour views.

4 May, 2012

bjs
Bjs
 

Thanks Homebird.
Paeony in flower yet?

4 May, 2012

 

It opened and 2 days later the rain dashed it. I was so cross with myself wishing I had left the 'umbrella' cover I had errected to protect it. It will be bigger and stronger next year and as it seems to like my soil I will look forward to more flowers........thanks to you....:o))))

5 May, 2012

bjs
Bjs
 

I posted pics of mine and a day later they looked a mess.and thats not the only one P.Tenuifolia looks as though the buds may rot with out opening,Good job so things like a lot of rain

5 May, 2012

 

You talented person, Brian. That's lovely. Agree with the various people who have observed how well you have painted the glass- it is indeed a gorgeous shade of green.

28 May, 2012

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