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Day Six of Thirty

"Time for Tea" 10,5 x14,8cm , watercolor and colored pencil on paper

Today we return to our normal schedule. Everyone is back to work or school after the Christmas break and the house feels sadly still.
I'm happy to have this challenge to prevent the winter doldrums. The delicate white of the porcelain teapot was fun to paint this morning, although I was hoping to achieve less harsh shadows.Watercolor has a life of its own sometimes, at least I feel like it does! You can see my work in progress in the picture below. The light rolled in pretty quickly and I wanted to finish before the conditions changed too much. I'm happy with the color combinations of contrasting blue and yellow and am working on keeping my palette to a minimum of colors. I love colors and have a tendency to add too many. Trying to finish a work a day is helping me realize I need to stick to the basics and essentials of painting.  This is day six out of thirty! 


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  1. This is beautiful - I love tea pots and yours certainly is lovely. I can't imagine painting a painting every day...good for you. I will be happy if I can paint one each week (LOL) - Have a great day.

  2. Love all the blue in this a nice and fresh air to it..and I am always ready for a cuppa...being a heavy tea drinker :-) xx

  3. Thank you Debbie, Margaret and Jane!

  4. Hay que tener imaginación para poder hacer una obra al dia, y tu lo tienes. Muy bonito te ha quedado.

  5. Gracias Ina! Tengo un montón de ideas, pero muy poco tiempo, este es el reto.


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