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Morning Stream

 Morning Stream II
watercolor sketch on paper
18 x 26 cm

I recently went plein air painting. I painted this same scene last year, about the same time of year and hour ( you can view it here).

I am hoping to catch the feeling I see of the early morning light coming from behind the trees and onto the water. It is very suggestive, hopefully one day I will manage.

I apologize for my absence from this blog. I have missed visiting your blogs and hope to be around to catch up soon!

Comments

  1. Love the color depth you've achieved. Calm setting

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    1. It makes me happy you feel this way, thank you Maywyn!

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  2. Fun to see the difference. Love the blues in this one.

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    1. Trying a different approach on a similar subject is fun for me too!Thank you for your kind comment and visit, Catherine!!

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  3. Beautiful, Celia, I love your intense colours!

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  4. Oh Celia - so beautiful friend. I love the colors - very peaceful. Hope you had a good summer. Hugs!

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    1. Thank you for your kind words, Debbie! xx

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  5. Great to see you posting something, Celia. The deep blues give this such a different feel from the first one. Nicely done!

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  6. It looks lovely. And backlight is beautyful, I think so too. I use to lift the colour from the paper after it has dried to get light spots with soft edges. To get the feeling of the sun shining through the branches.

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  7. It looks lovely. And backlight is beautyful, I think so too. I use to lift the colour from the paper after it has dried to get light spots with soft edges. To get the feeling of the sun shining through the branches.

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    1. It is a great tip,Catharina! I really appreciate your visit and comment!

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  8. The colors here are more lively than in the first work, but you caught a beautiful light in both of them ! Good to see you back :-)

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    1. Thank you for noticing the light,Jane, it is always a challenge when painting it live. Hugs!

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  9. how strange back in my village exact same view of stream i used to see for years so similar ,
    your art is amazing dear

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    1. It is a wonderful compliment!!Thank you for your kind visit, Baili!

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