Wednesday, October 9, 2013

woyww - water, paint and a cannon

A photo taken late Tuesday as I splash around a bit of paint and water.  This started out as a wet on wet experiment and then I saw wisteria in the blue/purple blobs and went with the flow.  Really pleased in the end result.


Yesterday was our Labour day holiday and while out for a stroll DH stumbles across a celebration event for "Captain La Perouse, navigators and those who have died at sea".  A nicely timed pic of the cannon being fired and a storm brewing.  French sailors dressed in historical naval regalia.  It was quite impressive.

I will slowly visit woyww desks but it will happen over a few days and even the weekend.  Hope you don't mind.

26 comments:

  1. That wisteria painting is lovely! It's such a beautiful shrub and your picture recreates its magical quality perfectly! Thanks for sharing. Julie Ann xx #38

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  2. Ohhh your Wisteria is gorgeous, Sandra. That should definitely find it's way onto the wall. I adore wisteria, but the frost has got our flowers the last two years, I shall be on guard next spring to protect them.
    Your photo looks so dramatic against that dark sky, love it.
    Hugs Lisax #65

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  3. Wonderful workspace with a lot of lowers and art. Love the view and your roses in an earlyer post!
    Erika

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  4. Love the post title! Great photos - loving the wisteria painting!!
    Happy WOYWW and have a fun week :)
    no. 22

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  5. I understand about visiting WOYWW over a few days. Great photo and love the wisteria. Not sure what number I am today OH well

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  6. Oh your wisteria is just so amazing! The photo of the canon "boom" is fantastic! Well done!
    Lots of hugs,
    Cardarian

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  7. Stunning wisteria painting, and a perfect shot of the "BOOM"!

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  8. Your wonderful water color painting makes me want to give it a go...so pretty. Happy day... Carole #93

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  9. Brilliant title! I was expecting quite different pictures to what you posted, lol. Love your Wisteria, that is beautiful. Have a good week, Hugs, Shaz #31 xx

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  10. The wisteria painting is stunning. What a fantastic photo. Thanks for sharing. Happy WOYWW. Caro x #80

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  11. You were utterly right to see wisteria. That is gorgeous!

    Happy Woyww,

    Sandy #23

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  12. Lovely painting and great picture! Thank you for sharing :)
    Debbie #53

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  13. The wisteria does look pretty! Catch you soon,

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  14. Beautiful painting! I hope I will soon be able to do that. My husband and I begin a Water Color class tomorrow afternoon for next 5 Thursdays. Don't know what we are getting into. We spen quite a lot just on the paint and brushes. I didn't know there was so much to it. I was thinking watercolor like I do with little tiny brushes with inks on my cards. So we shall see.! LOL
    Thanks for the peek. Happy WOYWW
    Sharon # 110

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  15. Hi Sandra,
    I just love your water colour! I just love wisteria. I've finally made my way back from the desert and am looking forward to playing in my new workspace.

    Cheers,
    Alessandra #88

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  16. Your painting is amazing, love the wisteria. Looks like a great day for the cannons to be fired and the re-enactment, I love these sort of displays. Thanks for sharing.

    Happy WOYWW
    Eliza & Yoda 3

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  17. Wow....I really love your latest painting. I have a gorgeous wisteria plant here that we will have to be leaving behind us when we move :-(
    Hugs,
    A x # 46

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  18. Hi Sandra De
    I am loving your painting it is so pretty is it all done using watercolours? Your DH got a great photo a case of right place at the right time
    Happy WOYWW and wishing you a great week
    Ria #50

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  19. Gorgeous watercolor...love the wisteria that you "saw". Brigita #103

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  20. You have discovered your Inner Monet, I think!! That wisteria is fab, exactly the right colour and shape - it's beautiful :-)
    I love stuff like that cannon shot...it comes with having a historical weapons mad son! There is a wonderful museum near Portsmouth which is full of old artillery which they fire regularly. Ear plugs are a necessity!!
    Hugs, LLJ 44 xx

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  21. I love your wisteria painting, the colours are so soft and perfect. The cannon is really cool too, you've gotta love a good bang.
    Have a great week,
    Von #55

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  22. Beautiful wisteria painting, the second your photo loaded I recognized the flower, even if you didn't intentionally set out to create it! Interesting post! Wisterias and cannons!

    Hugs
    Brenda 1

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  23. What a great experiment! I love the wisteria.

    The photo couldn't be timed any better!

    I know what you mean about taking time to get around to visit - here it is Friday already.

    Happy belated WOYWW
    Peace, Kay (19)

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  24. Oh so pretty, running late have been helping hubby with moving equipment during harvest weather has been so nice and don't want to get caught out there when it changes. I did pop around to some previous post and love the colors you have been using. and Pretty little boxes too. Have a great weekend, don't think I'll be back til normal til snow flies!!!

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  25. Gorgeous water colour.....the wisteria is so beautiful. Have a lovely week
    Hugs Ann (95) xx

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