April 16, 2010
Studio Atelie Challenge, Crocus and Christmas Tree
24x32cm, 300gr. (9,5"x12,5" 140lbs) Lana paper
Today I decided to put aside all my hard work for a while. Enough, I need a break. So I took my favourite watercolours and concentrated on my favourite birds.
The idea of this birds was taken from Studio Atelie challenge. I think challenges are the best way to get in touch with other painters without leaving my studio. And to see so many talented works.
I have put a lot of links to challenges on my "Links" page, see above if interested to participate.
I did this piece on Lana paper. I give it "4-" mark (on scale from 1 to 5, where "1"mark is given to Russian paper and "5+" is given to Arches).
I could not help pass by this little flower. It is the first to show. "The constant tin soldier" in yet cold and waking up from winter Moscow land. I like the winners. Why do they always go alone?
I found in my Georgia folder (I went to Georgia in December) and want to share with you this image. Guess what it is. The Georgians call it Christmas tree for the poor. They decorate it with candies, dried fruits and put it on the table during celebration.
They made of wooden chock, sliced with very sharp knife.
I think that it is very ecologically right (from the point of view of the pines and firs) and so very