martedì 28 giugno 2011

old buttons


"old buttons"
30cm x 42cm Canson Montval
initial watercolour sketch


.....inital watercolour sketch of a collection of my grandmother's old  "sewing buttons" sewn on card .



wash  # 69
"old buttons ii "
30cm x 42cm Canson Montval
raw sienna , colbalt violet , colbalt green + burnt umber
watercolour wash

...............watercolour wash  adding some pencil detail at the end


http://onehundredwashes.blogspot.com/

26 commenti:

Cynthia Schelzig ha detto...

This is fabulous!!

Studio at the Farm ha detto...

What a unique idea, Jane. They look great!!!

Jane ha detto...

This is so original and beautiful Jane. Awesome.

Carol ha detto...

So unique, I love them! Of course, as usual, you did a great job of capturing them.

suzanneberry ha detto...

what a unique and lovely concept! and beautifully painted as always.

Katrina ha detto...

How precious these paintings. I am remembering my grandmother's button box and the hours I spent touching and sorting and loving every minute.

**CREATIVE CARMELINA** ha detto...

I thought they were real buttons! Great job....sew beautiful.
I'm now following you, come visit me anytime....

CIAO BELLA!


CREATIE CARMELINA

Sadami ha detto...

Hi, Jane,
Congrats!! I like your wash.
Cheers, Sadami

jamila aladdin ha detto...

Hi Jane
you work is always inspiring ... I love the looseness and wet effect that you use

Dani ha detto...

Hi Jane, can you think of things to paint than others and we would pass over his head, is really impressive. greetings.

Floriana Quaini ha detto...

very nice, with a little beat of fantasy they could seem many faces.
I can see many faces.
By, Floriana

jane minter ha detto...

hi there cynthia thankyou ! ..the card is such a beautiful object.

hi katharyn glad you like the idea thankyou.

hi jane many thanks.

hi carol good to see you ..thankyou

hi suzanne i like the concept will keep working on it .

hi katrina thankyou for your lovely comment...they have a such a special sentimental value...couldn't find your blog ..sorry

ciao carmelina thanks for visiting ... will visit your blog.

hi sadami thankyou will work on a few more washes.

hi jamila many thanks need to keep exploring.

ciao dani muchas gracia

hi floriana lots faces :) ... thankyou !

A Brush with Color ha detto...

Oh, these are wonderful! And Jane--I received your watercolor postcards in the mail--they are just beautiful! And so lovely packaged the way they are. Congratulations! I really love them: they're treasures.

Lydie ha detto...

Très original et amusant. Une belle idée ! Bises.

Ann Buckner ha detto...

Wonderful and so nostalgic.

jane minter ha detto...

hi there sue so glad you like them :) had hoped they would arrive within a week... thankyou so much again.

jane minter ha detto...

hi lydie merci beaucoup ..thankyou !

hi ann many thanks .

Anita ha detto...

I love this - it reminds me of my mother's button collection which has hand me down buttons from my Great-Aunt's button collection.

cathyswatercolors ha detto...

Hi Jane, interesting subject matter. I have a box of my moms sewing notions and a jar of her buttons, never thought to paint them. Your washes are mesmerizing.

jane minter ha detto...

hi anita ..they must be a precious collection ..thankyou for looking.

thanks cathy glad you like the subject matter .

Olalla Fl ha detto...

Very beautiful and original. You have a glorious work.
A greeting.

jane minter ha detto...

ciao olalla love your serigraphs thankyou for your kind comment.

Cobalt Violet ha detto...

I also thought at first they were real buttons!
Wonderful!

jane minter ha detto...

:D thanks lucinda ! ciao j

Annaquarel.les ha detto...

These are the tiny details that make each of us unique. Wonderful, Jane! Have a nice summer!

jane minter ha detto...

hi anna have a good time in france... thankyou .