mercoledì 15 settembre 2010

chinese lantern seedhead - physalis




© JANE MINTER

"chinese lattern seedhead "
 watercolour study crop 

12 commenti:

Kaye Parmenter ha detto...

Hello Jane, this is so lovely and delicate, I love your sketches and studies.

Olivia ha detto...

Simple and delicate, very attractive botanical watercolor Jane!

Crystal Cook ha detto...

Just beautiful!!

jamila aladdin ha detto...

I love the delicate touch that this one has ... just beautiful

graziano tessarolo ha detto...

Bello. Questa lanterna cinese ha proprio l'essenzialità ed il tocco degli acquarelli orientali. Sei molto brava.
Ciao Graziano

Sadami ha detto...

Dear Jane,
Absolutely beautiful... I love it.
Cheers, Sadami

Jeanette ha detto...

This looks almost like a piece of lace or an exquisitely crafted ornament.

In your hands you've turned the ordinary into beauty.

jane minter ha detto...

hello there kaye ...i love when the bright orange latterns appear...they really are fascinating to try and paint..thanks so much

hi olivia thankyou ..i have thought about studying botanical illustration i really admire the precision and beauty ... very min detail here

ciao graziano i'm glad you think there is just enough detail ..grazie mille

that's kind of you crystal ...i need to catch up with your posts

hi jamila thanks so much ..i painted with a mop and used a timber barbeque stick to get the finer lines

hi sadami ..thankyou i enjoyed painting this.

hi jeanette it really is like a delicate lace veiling the seed ... the structure is so incredibly beautiful ....hope to explore the textures

Tito ha detto...

Un gioiellino di delicatezza ed essenzialità. Ciao!

jane minter ha detto...

ciao tito thankyou for your kind words .

Debbie ha detto...

Jane..... this is really lovely..... I have them growing on my bush right now. Am I right in saying they are gooseberries?

jane minter ha detto...

hi debbie .. thanks ...they are also know as cape gooseberry, husk tomatoe winter cherry ... i've never eaten them but the fruits are edible when they are mature , when unripe poisonous