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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!


  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 :)

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

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

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

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

  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!

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

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

  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!

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

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

  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

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

  10. I love this painting and the wonderful colors.

  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

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

  13. Lovely Celia and such an interesting perspective.

  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!!

  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!

  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!

  17. Mi piace moltissimo. Sei stata molto brava

  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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