Chinese Lanterns


Good one Katy

Love those delicate reds and oranges and greens Katy. Can’t help wondering if perhaps a blue background would enhance the beauty of your painting. Just think the grey is a bit drab but I could be mistaken.

Lovely Katy, beautiful form on each fruit and the lost and found edges could be highlighted on leaves to suggest loose expression.. don’t know if I am making sense though!

Great colours, perhaps agree about the background.

Thank you for the constructive comments, the background is the result of me panicking and washing the colour out. Why do I do that? I am quite pleased with the lanterns though.

Nice one Katy

Thank you Romila and Paul.

A real eye-catcher, Katy, love it!

Simple, Soft and Sweet. Very nice indeed

Thank you Mia and Shelagh, much appreciated.

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From a trip to The Botanic Gardens in Cambridge last week to meet up with a friend. Watercolour on Windsor & Newton hp 7” x 10”. Not really happy with it, wanted a looser style and a darker foreground. Might try again on not paper. Comments welcome, good or bad!

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Katy Dean

I am an amateur artist. I started drawing in 1993 when my husband bought me a £2.50 book on how to draw. I had just lost my horse after 24 years and needed a distraction. I was earning my living, believe it or not, pressing flowers and selling my work at craft shows. In time I introduced a little…

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