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Table for one...

Table for One
watercolor on FABRIANO Artistico paper
12,5 x 18cm/ 5" x 7"

A quiet meal alone, you and a bottle of local wine. The smell of rosemary bushes and the warm sunshine in your face. Well not today, it is a rainy Monday but the fun of painting allows you to escape!





I tried to simplify the scene to leave the focus on the chair and geraniums. I eliminated much of what is going on in the photograph to a few important elements, hopefully I succeeded.
I wish everyone a great day, thank you for the visit!

Comments

  1. Dolce vita... Your WC brings lot of good memories of Italia. Wish I was there enjoying the sun, the good food and the good wine! Thank you :)

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    1. There is a lot to enjoy but not today, just a lot of rain! :-) Thank you for your visit and kind comment!

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  2. Bella! I think I'll sit down and join you for a glass of vino! Enjoy!

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    1. I would love that Joan, thank you for your comment!

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  3. Beautiful Celia! your painting takes me right to that lovely garden setting

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  4. Beautifully painted, Celia. A table for one with a glass of wine doesn't sound bad to me!!! The red flowers against the blue is SO perfect!

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    1. I'm happy you agree Hilda, thank you for your kind words!

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  5. Looks like a beautiful day! I wouldn't mind spending some time in your garden Celia. Lovely work!

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  6. Nice work Celia! The geraniums are particularly beautiful with wonderful shadows. Geraniums in terracotta pots are so quintessentially Italian! I loved the escapism behind the painting that allowed you a break from the rainy weather. Soon you'll be able to enjoy it for real!

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    1. I agree and they grow very easily here...even I manage to keep them.LOL
      Thank you for you visit Wendy!

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  7. Secondo me hai ottenuto un bellissimo risultato impressionista. Lo trovo molto bello. Complimenti Celia! Ciao.

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  8. Celia - You certainly did succeed. I always seem to see wonderful abstract shapes in your wonderful shadows too. Very lovely - I like your dream. Sounds like a great one! Hugs

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  9. A beautiful interpretation , warm and colorful like a hot summer day, so yes, you certainly succeeded in conveying what you intended !

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  10. I love this painting and the wonderful colors.

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  11. Thank you for visiting my blog. Would like to follow yours. I love this table for one painting a nice place to sit, better than the original

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  12. Une aquarelle très belle et ensoleillée. ☼
    Bravo, chère Celia, et bon week-end.
    Bises.

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  13. Lovely Celia and such an interesting perspective.

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  14. Thank you for recently visiting my blog and leaving your nice comment. I've enjoyed seeing your work with it's bold, clean colours and fluid style. I will drop by again soon. Keep up the good work!!

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  15. I have scrolled down to have a look at all 30 of the beautyful and fresh paintings that you have made. Well done. Congratulations!

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  16. Okay Celia! Your colors are amazing!!! You use watercolor the way it is made to be used! Sparkling! Refreshing! Great skill. Great art! I also love your little narrative. I am so glad you added the smell of rosemary. One of my favorite scents! MMMMmmm!
    Ciao my buddy!
    Michael

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  17. Mi piace moltissimo. Sei stata molto brava

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  18. Great work, Celia. A lovely scene, and I like how the colors move around, repeated here and there. There's a beautiful glow to the painting.

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