Sunday, June 30, 2013

A Posy

Beauty discarded - masses of pansies were upended in a neighbor's green bin, probably to make way for new midsummer flowers from the nursery.  They were still very pretty and I picked a handful to paint,  like this:

the pencil sketch,
 followed by colour blocking and shaping.

More painting instructions from my watercolour classes are over on my watercolour blog,  Both blogs have been quiet of late, but I am here and working on pretty things yet to be displayed.  So many flowers, and summer so short!

"There's pansies, that's for thoughts",
William Shakespeare, Hamlet (Act IV, SceneV) 

1 comment:

  1. Frances, it's so good to see this post, and to see how your pansy rescue mission resulted in a truly beautiful painting.

    Bravo to you on all counts. I also loved looking at the watercolor blog. The flowers are captured so well, and I admire your painting of the glass vase, too.

    This year seeming very busy to additional "free time" gets filled very quickly. There are so many interesting thing in the world.