Archive for the ‘watercolour’ Category

Full of character and full of characters. Pretty busy too. Good to get the last parking space in town, then try to get away from traffic (or swap one form of transport to another…..)

Whitstable-Harbour

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Lobster for lunch and boats in the bay – what could be better!

Whitstable-boats

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The Church of the Saviour, Hermitage, houses some spectacular mosaics.  The style of the building is rather unusual and echoes medieval Russian architecture.

St-Petersburg

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This decorative plant is a type of sunflower – using a limited palette it almost looks as if it is on fire….

Cardoon

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There’s a new page on the block – mainly for watercolour newcomers…….

Easel

See top right over the banner!

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Aka the paddle¬† or desert cabbage this succulent belongs to the crussulaceae family. It has red tinged edges, especially when there’s enough sunlight around. In summer it can have a yellow flower, but as it’s winter it has borrowed a primrose…..

(Looking forward to more Georgia O’Keefe exhibitions.)

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Someone brought along a cute cyclamen this week – interesting shapes and textures, though no botanical realism.

Cyclamen

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