venerdì 7 maggio 2010

counting - abacus sketches



 quick initial sketches of my daughter's abacus



"learning to count"

10 commenti:

graziano tessarolo ha detto...

Davvero bello il tuo modo di usare il clore e l'acqua anche negli schizzi iniziali. Ciao Graziano

Susan Liles ha detto...

Beautiful colors and a nice unique subject to paint.

Maria ha detto...

I love the softness!

Sandra ha detto...

I really like this loose style. I would never think of painting an abcus!

jane minter ha detto...

forse un po' troppo aqua qui :) .. grazie graziano

susan thankyou ...will make more sketches to try and capture the colour and movement of the abacus

maria thankyou for your kind comment

sandra thankyou ... i look at it most nights reading bed-time stories :)

Melissa Fischer ha detto...

Really nice and such a cool subject to paint. Do they use an abacus for school there?

Annaquarel.les ha detto...

Hi Jane.I like the subject and the way you have captured the colour. Lovely!

jane minter ha detto...

think they have a couple at nursery school melissa thankyou

hi anna haven't done the subject justice yet :)..working on it thankyou

Connolly Portraits ha detto...

I TOTALLY HAD ONE OF THESE!!!! I knew what it was the SECOND I saw it!!! Well done!!!!

jane minter ha detto...

thanks so much connolly ..your oils portraits are wonderful