Gin O'clock!


Glassware and crystal aren't the easiest of subjects, you have done a great job with your painting, and one of my favourite, o' clocks :)

Posted by C Jones on Sun 23 Aug 13:46:44

Good one Shelagh, tricky subjects

Thanks for the encouragement. Will do more - painting that is not drinking!

Cheers, Shelagh. Lovely!

Great use of colour, composition and back ground. I think the blue bottle is my favourite. Nice, scumbled technique.

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The challenges were many in doing this painting; crystal glassware, believable liquids, and making it look realistic. But I embraced the project, enjoyed it a lot and am fairly pleased with the outcome.

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Shelagh Fairbank

I took up painting after retiring in 2017, having not done any since 'O' Level Art - now I find I can't stop. Painting or drawing has certainly filled the void, (after a worklife in IT), with ease and offered the perfect contrast. My painting is quite eclectic and I paint what takes my fancy or…

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