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Shades of Lavender




Shades of Lavender
watercolor on paper
24 x 32 cm


I am working from the same lavender photo of my last post. This time I stepped back in order to add more lavender in my composition. I took a different approach to my painting process and tried to draw less before, going right into the painting. I also kept my palette to a minimum of colors. I like to let my imagination wander a bit, not adhering strictly to the photo.

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  1. Beautiful
    It is scary to go right into the painting. Congratulations on your bravery.

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    1. I was trying to loosen up more, I'm not sure if it worked but it was fun to try something different. Thank you for the encouragement!

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  2. Lovely colors in the lavender and the background. Well done, Celia.

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  3. Wonderfully fresh colors , such a pretty painting , love the bumblebee too :-))

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  4. What a gorgeous combination of colors.
    You have made the Bumblebee shine in all its glory...
    catching the play of movement and light with a wonderful
    variation of edges.

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    1. Thank you so much, Julie, for stopping by and leaving me this uplifting comment... made my day especially because I had a hard time with this one.

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  5. Dear Celia - this is so beautiful. I thought the last painting was grand but this one even more so. Your colors are glorious and the subject is wonderful.

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    1. Wow, thank you Debbie!! I really appreciate your kind words!!

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  6. Gorgeous lavender colours!

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    1. Thank you Judy, it is a wonderful compliment!

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