Let me be the first to congratulate you on this wonderful Camellia. I love the flower, so crisp. I think the shine works well.

Beautifully painted Val and so much the better for the way you have treated the background

This is beautiful and the shine works really well. Good luck with the open studios I'm sure this will be a hit.

Great work of course Val, stunning colours and so realistic

Wonderful. The shine works really well.

It works for me Val, a beautiful painting

This really caught my eye. Beautiful rich colours Val. I can just see that hanging on my wall!

Thank you everyone for your positive feedback, much appreciated. All the more special for coming from such talented artists as yourselves.

Your open day exhibition will pack some punch! Wonderful presence.

Thanks Gudrun :)

So striking Val and wonderful colours gets a Wow from me!

Really jumps out at you, marvellous!

The composition is very good. Love the softness of the petals and shine on the leaves goes very well. Good Luck

Truly beautiful Val. A really good study, love the colours too!! Thanks also for taking the time to view my gallery, and thanks for your comments on 'Completely Absorbed'.

Hang on Studio Wall

Alkyd oil on linen 70/50cm Quite a big canvas for me. Been away for a family wedding so it was a mad rush to try and get this finished in time for out local open studios. I had a lot of trouble with the "shine " on the leaves and still not convinced it works. Any advice gratefully received.

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Val Kenyon

I am a self taught artist or, as I like to say, I'm "unrestricted by formal teaching" which probably explains my mish mash of styles. I paint in most media, watercolour, gouache, oil, coloured pencil and my favourite, soft pastels. I'm inspired by the Scottish landscape, nature and animals and…

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