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Plein air painting

Plein Air  20 x 30 cm watercolor on paper ( Cartiera Mangnani hotpress)


I was able to paint plein air this weekend in the countryside by the Aniene River. The very first signs of Fall are starting to show in the landscape. The best thing is, of course, all the fresh water to paint with.

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my painting on location... lots of fresh water nearby

Comments

  1. I love your palette Celia. I guess you were inspired by Mother Nature while working outdoors. Fine work!

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    1. Living in a city, I cherish every chance I have to work outdoors. Thanks for your kind comment!

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  2. Ciao Celeste!
    Beautiful! So very, very beautiful!
    Love the fluid effect!
    A gem!
    Michael

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  3. Gorgeous work Celia! I love the composition, and the way you've handled the colors, giving a great sense of depth and atmosphere. This is really a gem!

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    1. Thank you Laura, for such a generous comment!

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  4. You've got some very pretty colours going on there Celia. I'm impressed that you get out in to nature to paint. It's something that I would like to do too but don't quite know how to get started with it.

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    1. Thank you Wendy! I can see you painting some beautiful seascapes outdoors, I'm sure you would enjoy it once you try.

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  5. Beautiful work Celia! I love those blues! Yes, you're right..the
    Autumn is slowly coming... All the wonderful colors to look forward to.!!!

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    1. It is a beautiful time of year for painting landscapes. Thanks for stopping by Hilda!

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  6. Ahh, those blues... my weakness! I admire the way you unify your colors so perfectly with each painting Celia. This one is so soothing to look at.

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    1. I'm so pleased to know you like it Katherine!

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  7. Just Love your colour choices for this really nice landscape

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  8. Lovely!!! Glad you found a great view to paint en plein air.

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    1. You make it look easy Joan, but I would need to practice more.

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  9. Love this composition and these beautiful colours Celia!

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  10. Celia - just so lovely - the colors are so soft and it makes me think tropical. You do such a great job painting outdoors. Hope you have many more warm wonderful days before it gets cold. Thanks for sharing.

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    1. Let's hope... thank you for your kind comment Debbie!

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  11. The colors are wonderful Celia! I don't paint outdoors, but, I admire those who do!

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  12. Beautiful color harmony and I love the freshness of your technique

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  13. Beautiful color harmony and I love the freshness of your technique

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    1. Thank you Julie! I appreciate you taking the time to stop by and comment, especially knowing you are partaking in the 30 day challenge!

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  14. Great use of colors , love how you really mixed the cool ones in the background . Fall is just fabulous for paintings and you are lucky to get to paint it 'in direct' . Have a nice weekend. Big hugs.

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    1. It's so nice to have you back Jane!! Thank you for your kind comment!

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