Tuesday, 16 October 2012

An indoor Landscape !



There are many things that inspire me and this little indoor landscape is something I'd love to base a painting round.
I got the table quite cheaply at an auction, loving it's Deco look. I was really after a large bookshelf to house some of my many books but came home with this instead. Excuse was it fitted in the car !



Lillies at a Window

I'm already trying to work on this painting but don't know what to do with it, where to put the next brushstroke. The usual story !!




But I love these orchids and I'm hoping I manage to keep the plant alive long enough to be part of a still life. After all, the label says it only needs a thimbleful of water a week. Surely even I can manage that!! 




10 comments:

  1. I like the table/bookshelf. It's not always possible to find what you want at auction.You have to be open to new possibilities.
    The painting is looking good, dynamic. I like your free style and the colours too. Actually it reminds me of my own work.
    It's cold here I hope it's warmer there and the plant lives.
    Hope you have a inspiring, productive week

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    1. Thankyou Jane - I love auctions but sometimes end up with weird china!

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  2. Oh, I think you'll finish this nicely! It's a great beginning already. Thank you for sharing your process with us.

    Love the plant and its table, too.

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    1. Hi Melinda. Thankyou for the comment. What is it about white flowers that are so appealing?

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  3. Lillies by the window look to me like it knows where it's going. Beautiful. That's a great find, your bookcase table.
    I remember when I first saw those orchards years ago, they were so expensive. Now I can afford them, I've had one flowering in the house for months. Just need to work out how to make it flower again next season because I didn't get around to painting it this year.

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  4. You mean it doesn't flower all the time Robyn? Oh no. I hoped it would keep going. I'll need to google how to look after it. And yes, they are so much cheaper now.

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  5. I really like to read.Hope to learn a lot and have a nice experience here! my best regards guys!

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  6. Nice way to decorate your walls. I have never done that. My effort to beautify the walls in my house was to order big-
    sized canvas prints from wahooart.com, from images of western art. I use the same angel motifs in all of the rooms
    painted by different painters, such as this one by very interesting English artist Stanley Spencer, http://EN.WahooArt.com/A55A04/w.nsf/OPRA/BRUE-
    8LT7K6
    .

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  7. Thanks for the link to that painting. Stanley Spencer painted some very interesting works.

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