Sunflowers Stand Out


Lovely. I have been toying with the idea of the liquid nitram myself.

Really lovely, I like the suggestion of the vase - works really well.

Thanks for the compliments and go for it Gudrun!

A really good painting Shelagh. Interesting to see hw the liquid charcoal works, I might give it a go too!

I’ve never used it but O really love what you’ve done with it here. Beautiful

I really like this Shelagh - this mix of medias has worked really well.

Thanks again for the kind comments. I look forward to seeing all your endeavours with this medium. I am sure you will like is fluidity (hah sorry about the pun!). I am new to Leisure Painter, but it would be good to collect everyone's paintings in one place and learn more from each other's experience.

Very interesting work of art!

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Apart from a little contrasting colour with watercolour, I created this using Nitram's Liquid Charcoal. It is a magical medium, very forgiving and allows such flexibility whilst keeping your hands clean - a bonus! I'm still learning its application, as this was only the second time I had used it, but the effects you can achieve are great and if you make a mistake you can simply wash it away and start again.

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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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