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Autum on the Farm






Autumn on the Farm
watercolor on paper
30 x 23 cm


This was painted as part of the October "All media challenge" for the Artist Daily Friends group I belong to on Facebook. I was attracted by this photo (kindly provided by Karen Duncan) because it brought me back to my childhood, to the long car rides to view the autumn foliage. It seems sights like this are quickly disappearing to make room for strip malls and housing developments.




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  1. Gorgeous painting! I really like the way you handled the grasses in the foreground.

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    1. Thank you so much Ann! I'm so happy you noticed the grasses, great compliment!!

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  2. Bonjour Celia,
    Ton aquarelle est vraiment magnifique et je suis vraiment heureuse pour toi pour cette belle nouvelle!!

    Bisous

    Manon

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    1. Thank you for the kind words of encouragement!! xx

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  3. Love your rich colours in your scene Celia, good luck too with your commercial products xx

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  4. Wow - these colors really speak to me. Fall is such a dramatic time. Your fence and growth in front of it are handled so perfectly resulting in everything I love about watercolor.

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    1. It was difficult because I didn't mask off my white areas, something I am working on. Thank you so much Julie!!

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  5. I like this wide and colorful autumn landscape, you really get the feeling of distance, beautifully painted. And congrats on the VIDA involvement, so interesting !

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    1. Thank you Jane! I had a lot of fun building the layers, I appreciate your feedback!! :-)

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  6. Like those brilliant colors, and the painting itself, it is really beautiful. Congrats with your VIDA involvement.

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  7. Celia this painting could have been done in my area. It is lovely. Congratulations on your new business endeavor. I am sure this will be quite successful for you. Have a blessed day.

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    1. You are so very kind Debbie!! Thank you for the wonderful compliment!
      Hug!

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  8. Love the painting of the farm view. When I saw it on FB I thought to myself...this isn't Italy. lol Great colors and sense of distance. Good job!

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    1. Hi Joan, no it is surely not Italy! But take away the barn and it could be, the distant mountains look like central Italy. Thank you for stopping by!

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  9. This is a lovely scene Celia - awful to think that this type of landscape is disappearing!
    Congratulations on getting your designs with Vida! Looks like a very interesting enterprise!

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  10. Just catching up Celia. Really pleased for you about Vida. Some great ideas for Christmas presents maybe. Your landscape reminds me of red barns and mountains I encountered in Canada a few years ago. Not enough people in those areas for shopping malls luckily. Great interpretation of the landscape.

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    1. Thank you for your support and kind comment, Laura!

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  11. Fall is such a great season! You've managed to capture an exciting scene. Bravo for your designs with Vida , I wish you luck! Hugs Celia

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  12. Great watercolour, Celia, your use of colour is fabulous! Love the Vida ideas!

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    1. Thank you Judy, I appreciate your visit and support!!

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  13. Autumn On Farm is a delightful reminder of life in a rural landscape. Much like my beautiful Creston Valley. Vida sounds like a wonderful enterprise to be involved in......congratulations Celia! Hugs, Laura

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    1. A wonderful compliment, you are very fortunate to live in a beautiful part of the world!! Thank you for your visit!

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  14. hi Celia,
    beautiful farm watercolour painting; it reminds me of the bucholic landscapes I passed during my drive to Vermont 2 weeks ago. I like your loose technique and fresh lively colour. The Vida products seem a good fit for your watercolour, what a good idea:)

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  15. Hey Buddy!
    Love all your watercolors and huge congratulations on your designs! Wow! I will be commenting more soon on your wonderful blog and hopefully get back to posting some of my art! Take care Celia and all the best!
    Michael

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    1. Hi Michael!! I am so happy to hear from you!! I am looking forward to seeing your art,it has been too long. I hope this means your arm has healed. Abbracci

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