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A Rose Aglow





A Rose Aglow
watercolor sketch on paper
18 x 26 cm


The rose in this painting is situated in front of my daughter's high school. As I was walking past it, the sun was hitting it in a way that made it seem it was glowing with a beautiful mix of yellows and pinks.  I recently purchased some paints from the Ecoline liquid watercolor line. I enjoyed playing here with the pleasant intensity they possess. With this type of liquid ink there is the possibility of degradation of its properties over time, I will keep it for sketching purposes only.



 work in progress

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  1. Lovely painting
    Thank you for the information on the liquid watercolors

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    1. Thank you Maywyn, happy you find it helpful! Have a great weekend!

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  2. Très joli ! ♥
    Bravo chère Celia.
    Bises.

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  3. Your rose is very beautiful, Celia! I love Ecoline, I've been working with it just yesterday, what a coincidence.

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    1. They have great products! I also like their brush pens. It will be fun to see what you paint with them, Judy!

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  4. Lovely, Celia! I like the variation in the colors of the petals.

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  5. Wow, you really managed to capture all those glowing colors , beautifully 'constructed' rose !

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  6. So delicate and beautiful,love the bold colors!
    A lovely painting done in your beautiful style, Celia!
    Hugs

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    1. Thank you for visiting Cristina! I hope you have a great weekend!!

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  7. Dear Celia this is absolutely beautiful. I so love the colors you used for the center of the rose. Really captured the mix wonderfully. Hope you are having a super day. Hugs!

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    1. Really means a lot to read your kind words!! Thank you Debbie!

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  8. What a lovely, lovely painting. Gorgeous color palette & beautifully executed!

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  9. Great work Celia. Keep painting.

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