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Summer Colors

Summer Colors
watercolor on Fabriano Artistico paper
22 x 30 cm
 
I couldn't resist purchasing this lavender plate with polka dots to use for my still life paintings. I took  advantage of the bountiful fruit we get now and I have been sketching them as often as I can.
My idea is to infuse the colors I have been seeing into my still life painting.



The first layers of watercolor

experiments in my sketchbook serve as a warm up.


Thank you for your visit!





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  1. Thank you for the lovely posting of your painting

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    1. I am so happy you liked it Maywyn, thank you for your kind visit!! Have a great week!

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  2. Celia - this is beautiful. The plate is the perfect thing for your lovely green fruit. It was a delight to see your warm ups too...they are wonderful. Hope your summer is still giving you many lovely hours. It is going fast here. Take care and have a great weekend. Hugs!

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    1. I am so happy you like it, Debbie! It was a bargain too which made it even better. I can't believe we are already past the first week of August, it always goes by much too fast.
      Thank you for the visit, hugs!!

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  3. I love the contrast of the purple plate and the green pears. Thanks for sharing your warm-up sketches too. I hope you're having a great summer.

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  4. Green + purple = excitement! I love it, Celia!

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  5. What an exciting combination of colors and how I emote for that plate!!
    You can try all kinds of fruit on it. ..I can't wait to see it again.

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    1. It helps me to see how you use pattern in your paintings, Julie. I am so happy you like it, thank you!

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