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Thursday, 27 May 2010

Up at the Farm

This is my latest watercolour, as yet not framed, hence the white at the top and bottom. I did this over about 5 weekends. I am having it framed for Claire, the owner of the horse, Coco, that Freddie rides, as a thanks for all those cups of tea!!

This is the back of the stable block, and you can see the gateway into Coco's part of the building. The gables behind are in the middle of the block, with a fabulous tall doorway in the centre. I must do that soon, as it is very drawable!!! I also want to have a go at the cottage - Fred says I would paint more quickly if I had a 5inch brush and a large tin of paint!!!  Lots of great views around the farm. I really loved doing it, and am so glad I took painting up, as it is so different from crafting, but just as rewarding.
Thanks for looking
Frankie
xx

6 comments:

Lori Saul said...

This is so beautiful and peaceful, I feel like I am there. Wonderful perspective and color and great detail when enlarged. Lovely art Frankie!

Kim Dellow said...

Love your painting! What a fabulous picture, love your trees. Kim

Christine said...

Beautiful Frankie, so life like, I feel like I am there. Is there no end to your talent LOL
Hugs
Christine x

Nancy Maxwell James said...

this is gorgeous! I wish I could draw and learn to use watercolors...they are my favorite medium in paunting/sketch work! Have a wonderful weekend...and thanks again for playing hostess!

Val said...

This is so beautiful - a stunning picture, and what a wonderful present.
Hugs
Valx

Faye said...

Wow, Frankie, I didn't know you did watercolors too! This is gorgeous. I used to do oil paintings of barns. My watercoloring abilities lack a lot. Your painting is great and I know will be a very welcome gift.