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Homeward Bound For Christmas for Terra


Homeward Bound For Christmas  for Terra

This is my last painting in a series of five winter scenes, the inspirations for this one was from the local Bridle path near home from a picture Harry took of Polly and I. So Terra heres your Terrier picture, hope you like it!



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Brrrrillian again, PP, I can feel the cold! How on earth do you do them so quickly when there is so much detail there? Fantastic.

10 Nov, 2011

 

Wonderful ... Thank you Carole ...
... and, as Gee says, painted very speedily !
Now on my favourites :o))) xxx

10 Nov, 2011

 

on my favourites too ~ it might be the one i like best of all pansy, but each one is incredible.
is the snow painted or is that the white paper? its all so clever it might be real snow but watercolours are now intriguing me and i would love to know how you do such wonderful pictures.

10 Nov, 2011

 

Absolutely fab. Pp.

10 Nov, 2011

 

Thank you Gee, Terra, Sticki and Grandma , so much for all your comments Im so pleased you like it xx
Sticki the whitest part of the painting is the paper itself, the shading is done by wetting the paper all over then floating in colours, when thats dry you can start adding details Trees, figures ect, so go on have a go you will soon get the hang of it! so much for you comments, Im so pleased you like it as I think its the best one and the most enjoyable painting session to date and Harry my critic thinks so too, even going to look for a mount and frame too.
This one took around 3 hours in all so Terra Im pleased to hear its gone on your favourites ;0))

10 Nov, 2011

 

its just wonderful and i really think you could sell them if you wanted ~ as a picture or as cards.
this one has winter at its best and im sure there are little wind in the willows creatures peering out from the wild wood!!!

thank you for all the information,
i like to have a try at painting but i cant draw like this ~ i dont have your artist's eyes ~ you are very talented.

10 Nov, 2011

 

Good thing you didn't paint a West Highland White Terrier in the snow .... Lol... ;o)

10 Nov, 2011

 

Absolutely amazing PP - especially the speed! I love the "floating" effect you can get with watercolour - I think I can see Cobalt Blue(?) but would love to know what other colours are mingled in the snow. What a talent!!

10 Nov, 2011

 

what do you reckon sheila? ultramarine and or payne's grey? bit of burnt sienna too??

10 Nov, 2011

 

Brilliant!

10 Nov, 2011

 

Your right Sheila with Burnt sienna. and, Colbalt, ultramarine, also a dash of Crimson and Yellow Ochre and other mixtures in my palette just about anything goes!
We could put a White Highland Terrier in the dark undergrowth Terra lol and some rabbits and Squirrels for Sticki!
Thankyou Sheila;0)

10 Nov, 2011

 

love this one carole and happy memories of dear polly, iv so enjoyed seeing your winter series :o)))

10 Nov, 2011

 

Thanks Sandra, just got to get them all onto Christmas cards now ;0)

10 Nov, 2011

 

great carole, i keep trying to do cards but cant seem to do my printing of words for the inside properly haha, lining it up on paper then printing, turns out all in the wrong place, wish someone could show me how.

10 Nov, 2011

 

you could take them somewhere like 'staples' i think they might help sanbaz?
are you using the computer for the words or are they hand written?

10 Nov, 2011

 

i want to print the greeting in the card sticki ie` merry xmas or happy birthday, you get the idea, but really not sure how, making cards with my art but need to make insets.

10 Nov, 2011

 

you can do the inserts separately, print them out and put them inside your lovely pictures mounted on card

10 Nov, 2011

 

yes thats what im trying to do sticki, but im not sure how to do the printing on open office and to get the words in the right place lol, iv looked at templates but cant see what i want or understand how i do it haha, will have to have a talk with art lady as she does all kinds of cards and crafts so im sure she will be able to help,, thanx for trying to help me though, not often anything gets the better of me and wont give in :o))

10 Nov, 2011

 

you could try word art cos that will go wherever you like, alternatively you can get little stickers specially for cards

10 Nov, 2011

 

You really are very talented have you thought of sending them to a greetings card company like Judges?
They are based in St Leonards-on-Sea and their site says: 'We are always looking for talented artists and photographers to help us with our products. If you would like to be added to our database, please fill out the form below and we will contact you should we wish to view your work. Do not send any images to us at this stage.'
Judges Postcards Ltd.
176 Bexhill Road
St. Leonards-on-Sea
East Sussex
TN38 8BN
Tel: 01424 420919
Fax: 01424 438538
Email: Please Use Form.

10 Nov, 2011

 

thanx sticki, will check out the options ;o)

10 Nov, 2011

 

Well worth waiting for,Carole..it's a beauty...and lovely Polly..I bet you are glad Harry took this pic of you both..
what lovely comments from everyone,and nice that some have a lot in common with you,as regards art and colour..
Thanks for sharing with us..:o)

10 Nov, 2011

 

Sanbaz I will sendyou some instructions that may help you, I use them to print my own mesages for the cards, it will have to be tomorrow now but I wont forget ;0)

Thanks Drc for your kind comments I will certainly think about it, At the moment I just paint for my own pleasure when the mood takes me, but it is somethng I could consider, just pleased that you think they are good enough;0))

Thanks Sandra I am pleased with this one and Yes everyone as been so kind with all their encouragement and lovely conments;0))

10 Nov, 2011

 

I expect you'll be glad to paint something other than snow now Pansy!! :)) Lovely paintings you've done...captured the light and the eerie silence of deep snow really well. Very atmospheric indeed, they will make fabulous cards! :)

11 Nov, 2011

 

Sanbaz - I will PM you and attempt to explain how I put my lettering so that it ends up on the inside of the card, then you'll have more than one idea to choose from, lol!

11 Nov, 2011

 

Lovely photos i can't do art to save my life.

11 Nov, 2011

 

got your msg sheils thanx and replied lol

11 Nov, 2011

 

Thanks Carol please you like it, give it a try you might suprise yourself ;0))

Sandra have sent you a message explaining how I do my inserts as a seperate page ;0))

11 Nov, 2011

 

Karen so pleased you like them and thank you for your lovely comments;0)

11 Nov, 2011

 

Ooh Carole, another stunning painting, very, very lovely, I'm hoping it snows again this year now, so you'll be able to do some more...Lol!

11 Nov, 2011

 

Thanks Janey,I will do some more, snow or no snow lol!

11 Nov, 2011

 

another lovely painting..... :))

13 Nov, 2011

 

I've just come back to have another look at this pic...

it is WONDERFUL :o)))

13 Nov, 2011

 

Thanks Holly, Terra you now have a preview of your Xmas card ;0))

13 Nov, 2011

 

Wow that is amazing you are very talented:)

14 Nov, 2011

 

OOOooooooh ... now we're really looking forward to Santa arriving with his mailbag ... Lol..

14 Nov, 2011

 

Thanks Nana Pleased you like it;0)
lol Terra pleased its got you excited ;0))

14 Nov, 2011

 

Love it PP....so real, would love a selection of Christmas Cards like this, take this as your first order for next year...excellent...well done...x

16 Nov, 2011

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You really are very talented Carole , this is a beautiful wintery scene it's lovely to see Polly in the picture :o))

16 Nov, 2011

 

Thanks Crissue looks like I will be busy again next year lol
Thanks Amy pleased you like it, it was nice painting Polly and remembering the walk;0)

19 Nov, 2011

 

In my favs...:)))

20 Nov, 2011

 

i love all your paintings Pany, i hope someday i can also paint those wonderful scenery!you are rights needs a lot of patience .but theres a saying NO GUTS NO GLORY!

18 Feb, 2012

 

Junna I am so pleased you like my paintings, Thank you ;0)))

18 Feb, 2012

 

Love this Pp:-)

21 Feb, 2012

 

Thanks BA I have it framed in my bedroom brings back lovely memories of Polly ;0)

21 Feb, 2012

 

You know me Carole...anything with Polly:-)

21 Feb, 2012

 

Thats nice of you BA ;0)x

21 Feb, 2012



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