….day 7 of Becky B’s Square Perspective
…thanks to Karen Abend for hosting these wonderful free on-line classes
I haven’t done all the classes but there are so many to choose from. On Day 7 the featured artist Juliette Meeks and she gave a lesson on painting and drawing with watercolour. Our subject was a bunch of flowers. I normally sketch out my paintings first with ink and then paint the colour in but Juliette had us go straight to the watercolour and created our shapes without the aid of pencil or pen. I enjoyed the process but need to practise more.
…thanks to Leanne Cole for hosting the 30 Day at Home Challenge
…thanks to Granny Shot It for hosting the Eleven Day Challenge
….another day in London
As the temperatures dip below freezing this week I long for the warm sunny days we had in London, England. On day seven we walked to Ottolenghi’s restaurant on Upper Street and purchased a picnic lunch for the four of us. Then we hopped onto a double decker bus and made our way to Regent’s Park.
Regent’s Park is one of the Royal Parks of London. It lies within north-west London. It is home to Queen Mary’s Gardens and the London Zoo. There are numerous facilities and amenities, including gardens; a lake with a heronry, waterfowl and a boating area; sports pitches; and children’s playgrounds.
One of the highlights for me was Queen Mary’s Gardens. I’ve posted numerous photos of the thousands of roses that have been cultivated her in previous posts. Here are some of the other lovely sites we enjoyed that day.
The park is also home to numerous events. When we were there we had a quick glimpse of the sculpture exhibit.
As you can see we were blessed with beautiful weather that day and every day up to this point of our trip. Unfortunately the next day the skies opened up and our trip to Brighton Beach was cancelled.
….thanks to Becky B for hosting September Squares
The Theme is pink, tickled pink, or in the pink.
A lovely finger bowl and under plate made of hand blown glass from the early 1900s.
….I’m a day behind because my new computer was uploading 23 000 photos from the cloud
I’ve continued with the theme ‘threading lightly’ from Carla Sonheim’s year-long class. For this abstract piece I used yupo paper and inks for threading. I love the acrylic inks because they are so vibrant. I filled the spaces with watercolour. The piece is 9″x 12″.
I received this challenge from my blogging friend Cee over at Cee’s Photography
- Seven days.
- Seven black and white photos of your life.
- No people.
- No explanation.
- Challenge someone new each day.
Today I challenge anyone who wants to play; feel free to jump in and start your own Seven Day Challenge.