View Full Version : Garden shed at Crow Lane
03-24-2002, 09:19 AM
This was done on a class painting afternoon in the garden of a member of the art club. It's a complicated subject and my second attempt to capture the scene. the first was ruined by muddy colours and too dark a background.
03-24-2002, 10:22 AM
great painting you have there, I especially like the stone work of the shed
03-24-2002, 01:22 PM
It is so well done. You've capture the essence. I know how difficult it is to simplyfie and yet capture the main "ingrediense"! I clap :clap: for you for five minutes. Half of the time because you endure a second try, I don't think I would have done that.
03-26-2002, 12:00 PM
Only twice with the same subject!! It takes me about three days to really get a subject onto paper....that I'll show anyone! The Japanese garden painting that I posted about a month ago was after two years of painting in and around the same place.
You are well on your way! Post more!
04-03-2002, 09:23 AM
Very nice scenery you got here - good colors and depth perception in this picture. :)
04-03-2002, 11:25 AM
Very nice-- stonework & foreground are excellent. The light foliage to the upper right seems to me to want to come forward rather than recede-- maybe if it were about the same value but a bit cooler it would stay back.
Good work! :)
04-03-2002, 01:14 PM
Plein air is a bit of a gamble woth watercolours, in this case the main time was doing the sketch. I agree about the background tree on the right, Lisa. It seems a little unfinished, - it was in fact just behind the wall, and should have had shadowtones added.
Twice is not a record for me, I sketched a scene in the Dales plein air (sitting in my car as it was October), and thought i would do a "finished" painting when I got home. I did no fewer than four paintings before I had one suitable to put on the wall, and that one has its faults. I may post it later to show you the process.
04-07-2002, 06:02 PM
Hi Yorky! Your work is incredible. What sort of pallette do you recommend for watercolors en plein aire? And any tips you can recommend for this type of painting. I am about to venture out for the first time and would like a "fighting" chance. Thanks. And thanks for sharing your work.
04-07-2002, 06:22 PM
I read further in to this forum and found the answers I was asking you about -- no since in you having to repeat yourself.
vBulletin® v3.5.8, Copyright ©2000-2013, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.