Scarlet Tulips

Scarlet Tulips
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Beautiful Val David Harrison

Wow Val...this is 'shockingly' good! The colour just sings....beautiful watercolour.

A lovely warm blaze of colour to brighten a dreary day Val!

Absolutely beautiful Val top drawer for certain I love it

Thank you David, Fiona, Christine and Dennis for your lovely comments. Fiona this was painted mainly in Scarlet lake, hence the name, with touches of quinacridone red, perm alzarin and indigo plus a bit of cadmium yellow pale.

It absolutely Glows, Val. Love it! Just what we need to cheer up these dark days!

Thanks for the info Val.....I'm ashamed to say that I haven't even heard of a couple of those colours.....you know my usuals; blue, brown and yellow!!lol

Beautiful and vibrant

Wow Val, what a riot of red tulips! It's fantastic!!! The colour combination is just right!

Beautiful Val - such dynamic colour.

I think that most of us prefer to paint from life Val, but it's not always possible, this is a super little piece.

Ooh Val, this one jumped of the page! Fantastic, beautiful tulips they absolutely glow.

Val, these are lovely. I recently had a go at painting some tulips and found them surprisingly difficult, (is there ever an easy subject?) so I take my hat off to you for this successful bunch! Mine are in the corner to be resurrected for another go at them later and this has inspired me to get them out again!

Bold and beautiful Val.

Lovely piece of water colour. The flowers are so very fresh.

Wow. Just lovely. How can this painting not cheer you up?

Many thanks everyone for your generous comments they really are appreciated.

Beautiful and vibrant colours. A lovely painting!

Brilliant! Such glorious colours.....

Many thanks Lorraine and Avril.

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02/03/2016
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Watercolour from a copyright free photo. I prefer to paint flowers from life as I like to hold them in my hand as I paint them but these were so spring like ( and I hadn't any fresh flowers in the house ) so I thought I'd give them a go. Thanks for looking :)

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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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