domenica 27 marzo 2011

sabato 19 marzo 2011

mercoledì 16 marzo 2011

Japan Diaster Relief - Art Auctions



© JANE MINTER


wash # 51
pansy
"thought"

.....I've just read via Thomas Schaller's blog that a site has been set up by Iain Stewart ..the idea of the auction  was started by Kieko Tanabe

ART AUCTIONS FOR JAPANESE DIASTER RELIEF

here's the link

      http://artauctionsforjapan.blogspot.com/

.....my thoughts go back to helping as a volunteer with my husband after the earthquake in Assisi when we helped assess the structural damage of homes and properties .  The scale of the damage in Japan is incomprehensible ... I admire  this group of artists collective initiative to help with art.  

Le Maschere - Venetian masks



© JANE MINTER

wash # 53
"Le Maschere"
CARNEVAL DI VENEZIA
"Ventetian masks"
Carnival of Venice
inital watercolour study


a little late as carnival finished last week .... a quick study based on a photo of mine .




domenica 13 marzo 2011

purple + white pansy

© JANE MINTER


wash # 52
"purple + white pansy "
Canson Monteval 300g/m2

watercolour study painted from life ..no pencil

venerdì 11 marzo 2011

giochi con aqua - playing with water




gloria's wash i




gloria's wash  ii


......with the last day of "carneval" this week my daugthers enjoyed a few days of school holidays...here are a couple of the washes my youngest daughter (who is 6 years old) painted just playing with water and paint with my largest mop brush whilst they joined me at watercolour class this week ...i just loved watching gloria paint these .

martedì 1 marzo 2011