sabato 30 aprile 2011

Westminster Abbey - Royal Wedding

pencil sketch of interior of "Westminister Abbey "

.....following the celebrations of the Royal Wedding of William and Kate yesterday ....I'm posting a quick sketch of mine made on location back in 1996 . 

giovedì 28 aprile 2011

Il delta del Po - The Po Delta - watercolour course

Delta del Po
"The Po Delta"
Arches 300g
31 x 41 cm

...finished this yesterday at watercolour class following a step by step of our teacher Marina Macolin ... built up in sections with wet in wet and wet on dry washes and dry brush.  



....I promised to share a few photos from my first solo exhibition for family friends and fellow bloggers .... hope it gives you some idea of the space and exhibition ..... thankyou once again to everyone who came last week.'s a link to my new website where you can see many of the paintings that were exhibited

lunedì 18 aprile 2011

Jane Minter WATERCOLOURS - Solo Exhibition

La Mostra sarà vistabile fino Sabato 23 Aprile
Con orario 18 Aprile  - 22 Aprile  8:30 - 13:00 e 14.30 - 18:30
23 Aprile sabato 9:00 -12:00 e 16:00 - 17:30  
La presentazione della mostra è stata curata da Toni Vedù con il testo della critica
 Giovanna Dalla Pozza Peruffo.

"Jane o la poesia dietro le cose"
The exhibition will be open until Saturday 23rd April  
 Monday 18th April  -  Friday 22 April  8: 30 -13:00 and 14.30 - 18.30 
Saturday 23 April   9:00 -12:00 and 16:00 - 17:30

The presentation of the exhibition was curated by Toni Vedù with the text of the critic
Giovanna Dalla Pozza Peruffo.

"Jane or the poetry behind the things"

Informazione / Information :

For further information and details please do not hesitate to contact me .

A special thankyou to Giovanna Dalla Pozza Peruffo , Toni Vedù
graphic designers  Daniele Cazzola and  Daam   photographer Bruno Cortiana
and lastly my family for making my first exhibition possible.


venerdì 8 aprile 2011

controluce i - practice


 "controluce i"
View of Houses of Parliament
watercolour study
31 x 41 cm

....a simple study just practicing exercises on "controluce" covered in the last couple of weeks at  the watercolour course that I'm attending .

mercoledì 6 aprile 2011

salt jar i + salt jar ii


"salt jar ii "
watercolour wash # 55
300g Arches
"wet in wet" wash adding water and salt ..painted from  life


"salt jar ii "
watercolour wash # 54

WIP ....."wet in wet" wash  no pencil ..painted from life ... "washing off"  under running water ...need to add to this  . 
300g Arches

....enjoyed exploring  a couple different  approaches with these washes / studies  for salt jars ...will keep experimenting .