Shades of Autumn


A beautiful painting Kathy , and using the blotting paper was inspirational. It has a Chinese landscape painting look to it , it’s certainly stands out on the gallery. It would look really good mounted and framed .

I hadn't noticed the Chinese painting link but I agree. Thanks so much for that comment. If I frame it I want to keep the edges as they are and not square them off.

Stunning, love the colours, the composition and that figure, well wonderful (sorry about your sad times though)

Thankyou Heather.

Intriguing Kathy, like it very much,

Thanks Fiona for your kind comment.

A beautiful portrayal of sadness and such lovely soft autumnal shades Kathy.

Thankyou Carole for your kind words

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I painted this to represent my feelings at this time of year. Whilst I love Autumn it's also a time when I feel sad and memories of losing a loved one fill my head and heart. The starting point for this was the piece of blotting paper at the bottom of my stay wet palette! I was about to throw it away when I spotted beautiful patterns and colours and decided to use this instead of the board I'd just got out!

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Kathy Gales

As a very young girl at school I remember painting a picture of a boat on the sea. It was probably just a red and blue splodge but I was commended for it and from then on I fell in love with trying to make recognisable images. My early work was mostly detailed drawings but later I started to…

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