Wednesday, 28 September 2016

L'Age Baston Holiday

After all the hard work with the exhibition in Wells Cathedral, I went on a much deserved painting holiday in La Charante region in France, at a chateau called L'Age Baston.
We all had a wonderful time in lovely surroundings, with great food and Jenny Johnson as our lovely tutor.
My aim was to just enjoy the pleasure of drawing and painting each day, and perhaps try to paint a landscape or two.....with Jenny's help, as this is totally unusual for me.


I managed some quite good sketch work and produced two proper paintings during the week. Strangely, they both ended up as square images, which again is so unlike me.


They were both painted on Arches paper, which was the only paper on offer, so another new experience.


By the end of the week, I was back painting flower subjects!!














Hope you enjoy looking.



10 comments:

  1. Such beautiful work!. It sounds like you had a great time and certainly looks like you had some restful creative energy flowing. Thank you for sharing!!!

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  2. Such beautiful work!. It sounds like you had a great time and certainly looks like you had some restful creative energy flowing. Thank you for sharing!!!

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    1. Thanks for the lovely comments, Charlotte. I really had a lovely time and I am pleased you enjoyed looking at the end results.

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    1. Thanks for looking and making a comment. Hope you continue to enjoy the posts

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  4. Hallo, ich bin seit Monaten begeistert von den wunderschönen Aquarellen, die Sie veröffentlichen. Besonders die Leichtigkeit und Farbkraft der Bilder faszinieren mich. Ich wünsche weiterhin viel Freude am Malen. Bianka Frenzel (biankasbilderkasten,blogspot.com)

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    1. Thank you Anka, I am so pleased that the paintings excite you. I hope you keep looking at the blog.

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  5. Lovely. The top one especially.

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