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edith
06-25-2001, 06:56 PM
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/25-Jun-2001/fieldflowers2.jpg

I really enjoyed doing these flowers, i hope uyou like them too.

taghera
06-25-2001, 06:59 PM
WOW Edith, these are really great, love them. :)

NorahT
06-25-2001, 07:06 PM
Nice composition and colours. I was brought up in England and you painting brings back happy memories :)

edith
06-25-2001, 07:23 PM
Thanks for your replies. i am pleased about the memories Norah T. and thanks for your comments too taghera. nice to hear from you both. take care. ;) ;)

RuthT
06-25-2001, 07:33 PM
Beautiful work Edith. Have you taken lessons in botanical painting? I am NorahT's sister and I agree with her (on this occasion:)) Hope to see more of your work

edith
06-25-2001, 07:36 PM
Thanks Ruth for your comments, much appreciated. No i haven't taken lessons, I just like flowers. I am so plesed you agree with your sister, it si nice when folk agree. Thanks again and take care.

Studio224
06-26-2001, 09:40 AM
Lovely, makes me think of botanical illustrations... I like this much more then your spitfire...

Anne-Claire

Jann
06-26-2001, 02:46 PM
This is beautiful...I agree with the "botanical illustrations..." Makes me feel like I can reach out and pick them and pop 'em in a vase :)
Jann

Reye
06-26-2001, 03:52 PM
Really beautiful!!! Do you do textbook illustrations? If not , that is a possible revenue generator for you. Thanks
Jerry

sun_merman
06-26-2001, 05:49 PM
I love bright flowers!!!

You've done an admirable job. Makes me want to see your garden. If it is half as beautiful as your wc it must be great to spend time there.

Looking forward to more....

edith
06-26-2001, 06:03 PM
Thanks everyone for all your nice comments, they are really appreciated.
Reye - No i don't do botanical illustrations never been asked, in fact the only illustrations i have done are for six children's books, 5 of which i wrote and illustrated the other was written by my daughter and i illustrated that one too. They are all on Watchfull's own site. (cgi-assoc.com) They have been there now for some time. If you get a chance go see them. Thanks also for the suggestion of illustrator. Maybe one day i will be asked, that would be so nice.
Studio 224 i am pleased you like my flowers. The truth is i am trying all sorts of subjects to see what i like best and what likes me best. I do love doing flowers and maybe that is what i should stick to, we will see.
Thanks again everyone and take care.

Reye
06-27-2001, 10:06 AM
Edith
Hey you are famous and I apologize for not knowing. That is an interesting background but I do think that , if you wanted to, you could illustrate for science books, etc - all those types of courses are on cd today too, so there is opportunity there. Britain has such beautiful countrysides with flowers. Lots of inspiration there!
Anyway I like your work :clap:
Jerry

TeAnne
06-27-2001, 11:07 AM
WOW, nice. They would be perfect on a greeting card :D

edith
06-27-2001, 07:47 PM
Thanks Jerry for your nice comments you have inspired me to do more, so i will.
Teanne - never thought of that idea. thanks
you are all so kind.

Rod
06-29-2001, 07:11 PM
You must make use of your flower paintings, would be great for cards etc, very patient delicate lovely work,
Rod.

rsmak
06-29-2001, 08:46 PM
nice work,I love flowers.
rosanna

edith
07-05-2001, 06:21 PM
Thanks for all your nice comments. nice to hear from you all. take care and see you soon i hope.

T-Rex
07-05-2001, 08:43 PM
:DHi Edith,

I too said WOW when your flowers popped up, very beautiful and I agree they would make a beautiful card. Love 'em...Karen

Rosebud
07-05-2001, 09:14 PM
Edith,

Nice work !

Flowers are my favorite subject.............................................................................................................ROSE:D

edith
07-08-2001, 06:30 PM
Many thanks for your nice comments. Take care and see you soon.