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Scattykat
05-21-2009, 06:24 PM
don't get over here much lately, thought I'd pop my peony in here.

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A year ago I wouldn't have been confident enough to attempt this, but since starting my garden journal http://wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=524062
over in watercolour gallery, I really enjoy the challenge...

c & c welcome...

Lady Carol
05-21-2009, 08:29 PM
Hi Scat, that is very beautiful. This has lovely detail.

Antiqueteacher
05-21-2009, 11:11 PM
Scat, this is a beautiful peony. :thumbsup:

Katherine

painterbear
05-22-2009, 05:31 AM
Your peony is beautiful.

Your journaling has really paid off for you because you did a lovely job with this beautiful blossom.

Sylvia

aquarellefloral
05-22-2009, 09:51 PM
I love how you placed your peony on the diagonal. Such delicate and detailed work! You have captured the peony's personality! Bravo!
Elisabeth

Scattykat
05-31-2009, 06:01 AM
thanks for sweet comments Carol, Katherine, Sylvia and Elizabeth...

cbcarnell
05-31-2009, 08:19 AM
This is a beautiful rendering of a peony, and I think they are pretty difficult to do. Very nice work!

SonyaJ
05-31-2009, 09:22 AM
It is lovely! I also like the diagonal orientation of the flower and the way you've wrapped the text around it. Plus, you have nice, neat handwriting :).

This inspires me want to start a painting journal...perhaps one of these days when I'm a bit more organized and have cleared out some residual projects. I know I'd love it.

Thanks for sharing!

skappy
06-03-2009, 01:29 PM
Hi Skattycat your peony is very nice especially it is very uncertain to paint or draw i have hundreds in the garden and i ve never even dare to try to draw one so may be i ll give it a chance
Robert

Scattykat
06-07-2009, 03:50 PM
cbcarnell, Sonyaj, and Skappy, thanks for your kind comments...

Charlie's Mum
06-08-2009, 05:31 PM
Sorry I missed this Shelley -

- the flower head is so well organised cos they're incredibly difficult to paint! (I think!!!)

Very nice page for your journal.