Wednesday, September 2, 2015

woyww - sketchbook fruit and flowers


Not a lot changes on my desk from month to month. Fruit and flowers and flowers and fruit.


A birds eye view of a page in my sketchbook dated mid june.  I don't think I ever got around to posting a pic at the time.  Even the colours on my watercolour palette match.  

The final attempt at the magnolia I was painting last week.  I have learnt to keep a version of what I am working on in the sketchbook so that I have a record.  Always interesting looking back and seeing how skills and styles develop over time.

This week I will be starting a 4 week online sketchbook course with Liz Steel and I can't wait to start.  She is always inspiring and sketches teacups in minutes.  Hopefully I will have something to show next week.  
Have a great woyww peek.

17 comments:

  1. I don't think I could ever get bored with your flowers or fruit Sandra......just gorgeous.
    Have a great week,
    Hugs,
    Annie x # 17

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  2. Hi Sandra. It's lovely to catch up with you and your beautiful paintings. That magnolia is just gorgeous. You are heading the right way now, how lovely to having spring on your doorstep, we are going the wrong way but at least the weather is still pretty good.
    Hope all is good with you.
    Hugs Lisax #36

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  3. Gorgeous paintings. Love how you get the colours and form but it maintains such fabulous fluidity. Take care Zo xx 30

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  4. Look forward to seeing how your course goes - might miss next week as I will be away though. Great idea to keep a record of progress - now why do I never think of that? Maybe because I can't paint eh?
    Love your flower and fruit.
    Hugs, Neet xx18

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  5. Sandra, your paintings are so lovely... you are very talented! I agree on the importance of keeping a record to chart your progress, because this can be a very encouraging exercie. I use my blog for this! Looking back, I was once tempted to delete some of my embarrassing early stuf but then thought, no, leave it - it's interesting to see how much I've progressed over the years!!

    Thank you for your very kind words about my Zentangles. As soon as I get the go ahead from the publisher to post my new drawing on my blog, I will. There shouldn't be any issues with copyright because the drawing is mine, after all! Still, I don't want to go wrong over this and get into trouble.

    Happy WOYWW,
    Shoshi #29

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  6. every time I look at your WOYWW and see your lovely watercolours I think I must make the time to get mine out. I have a lovely watercolour paper journal but I've white paper syndrome.

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  7. Your fruit and flowers are beautiful - I do love the avocado, and the Magnolia is just stunning. Such beautiful work. Thank you so much for stopping by my desk earlier, and I hope you enjoy your new on-line class.
    Diana #26

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  8. Oh, I'm so glad you saw my SiL's paintings from last week's post because I thought of you when I put them up!! I can't remember what course she did but it's obviously worked cos the paintings were fab :-)
    I do like what you do...the magnolia is really beautiful. You have real skill....
    Hugs, LLJ 5 xxx

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  9. Yumm I love the avocado - you are so clever! Thanks for the visit earlier. Have a great week x Soojay.

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  10. Hi Sandra, gorgeous. You never fail to produce such lovely art work. Thanks for the visit to mine, have a great woyww and happy crafting, Angela x 20

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  11. Lovely pears and Magnolia. Hope you enjoy the classes. Sue

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  12. Fruit flowers/flowers fruit - I love them all!! x Jo

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  13. What lovely sketches. That large magnolia is very lovely. That's smart thinking to keep something in your journal to remember your artistic journey by. Judy #49

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  14. I love your paintings, especially the magnolia. You will love Liz Steel. I did the sketchbook course a while back and she is fabulous. Can't wait to see what you do.
    Have a great week,
    Von #13

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  15. It's all looking good! Especially the magnolia. No time (again) for woyww. I think I'm in a bit of a slump. Maybe next week. We should have lunch, after the next school hols?

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  16. I love your sketches! The subjects (flowers, fruit) reminds me of sunny days as all I can see from my window today is gray skies... hope you have better weather! I wish you a lovely weekend! Happy - belated - woyww and a hug from rainy Holland! Marit #32

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  17. Love painted flowers so much, and watercolor is my favorite. Sandy Leigh #40

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