mercoledì 19 febbraio 2014

wild hellebore



© JANE MINTER
"wild hellebore iii "
HELLEBORUS FOETIDUS
WIP  inital watercolour study 
38 X 38 cm FABRIANO COLD PRESS 
painted from life 

Work in progress ..... the small vivid green flowers of the wild hellebores  are beautiful ......each  year I try to capture them .

24 commenti:

Chagua ha detto...

Me parece fascinante el efecto conseguido. Saludos.

Laura Moore ha detto...

Such a beautiful interpretation of hellebores Jane. So unique and so you.

Anne Le Maître ha detto...

So incredible, the way you play with water ans colours, Jane. I am jealous (of course).

Jane ha detto...

Great contrasts from light and dark, beautiful work Jane.

RH Carpenter ha detto...

Love love love this one! I'm not a big fan of green but you've made me like this a lot - tart, tangy lime green = beautiful!

Judith Farnworth Art ha detto...

Just lovely Jane....agree with everything Rhonda said!!

suzanneberry ha detto...

WOW!!! this is stunning!!!! just so gorgeous!!!!!

Blaga ha detto...

Delicate flowers and foliage texture showing through this delicious wash of greens, very beautiful!

Anamaria do Val ha detto...

You've captured the beauty of all greens and small flowers so well, Jane! Love it!

Double "D" ha detto...

Hi Jane, amazing work. You've certainly mastered the water cycle here. Just a beautiful painting.
Doug

Barbra Joan ha detto...

Your willingness to try different techniques pays off. An amazing log of work.. Love it all !!

Studio at the Farm ha detto...

Ahhh ... love those greens and the fluidity of your touch. Gorgeous, Jane!

Meera Rao ha detto...

Beautiful colors and such fluidity !

Debbie Nolan ha detto...

Jane - this is beautiful. I have never grown this plant but seeing your painting makes me want to add it to my collection. Thanks for sharing.

Sandra Busby ha detto...

Beautiful Jane :0)

JANE MINTER ha detto...

thank you Chagua

many thanks Laura.

good to play Anne ;) ..thanks for your encouragement.

grazie mille Jane

rhonda thanks so very much for mentioning this painting on your blog ... very green this one ;)... so glad you like it!

JANE MINTER ha detto...

Meera thank you ... lots of water :)

Debbie hope you do ...they are beautiful ...we have many growing wild here

thanks Sandra

JANE MINTER ha detto...

thankyou Judith :)

big thank you Suzanne :)

Blaga they are very delicate the flowers ...thank you

thank you anamaria !

many thanks Doug I enjoyed painting this in one hit ... had to stop for the "school run" I would have liked to have worked a little longer .

many thanks for you kind words Barbra

thanks Katharyn ..lots of water ...like your new sculptures !

Floriana Quaini ha detto...

Ciao Jane,
in ritardo, data la mia incostanza, ti ringrazio molto per la serie di esperimenti che hai proposto.
Non sono ancora riuscita a provare, ma le tue proposte sono davvero stimolanti.
La tua pittura mi affascina, come sempre.
Ciao, abbracci, Floriana

JANE MINTER ha detto...

ciao Floriana ...grazie mille :)

Hilje van Beijnum ha detto...

Really beautiful, Jane. I Love the green colors!

Lucinda Keller ha detto...

Stunning… all those tones and values and green. Amazing.

JANE MINTER ha detto...

hilje i know you like greens too ! ...glad you like it thank you

really appreciate your comment Lucinda when it's damp grey and misty the greens are just incredible throughout the winter months ..thank you ever so much.

MARTY ha detto...

superbe