meiji temple tokyo japan by Fran McGarry

meiji temple tokyo japan

Watercolour in Sepia
Beautiful work Fran! Superb composition and brilliant use of a limeted palette...
over 6 years ago
Thank you Jolante
over 6 years
terrific work in sepia watercolor, good job depicting snow :}
over 6 years
Thank you Loretta
over 6 years
Fran, beautiful work!
over 6 years
Thank you
over 6 years
beautiful scene, I love the snow and the silhouetted trees
over 6 years
very beautiful!
over 6 years
Fran, I love this elegant composition, and your wonderful technique. Gorgeous!
over 6 years
Fran another stunning piece!! You never cease to blow me away with your ability to handle this medium..or any. Bravo and a million stars! Marg :) x
over 6 years
I love the simplicity of both line and color of this painting. Well done! :) Lyn
over 6 years
This is brilliant, Fran. Great work of art, and it is truly conveys the very spirit of old Tokio. Thanks for sharing.
over 6 years
Hi Fran!!!!!!! Wow...I love this magnificent watercolor....the sepia effect with the contrast of the snow is very beautiful...very nicely done!!! Warm regards, George
over 6 years
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Artist Statement
for Fran McGarry
Fran McGarryHi my name is Fran Mcgarry. I live in UK and I am a self taught watercolour artist. I first started painting in 2004 and now run watercolour painting classes in Bristol. I love to paint portraits in particular oriental ladies, with sometimes the use of Gold Leaf. I also have a passion for painting flowers and still life.
2005 SAA finalist Artist of the Year.
2007 Bath Society of Artists Exhibition.
2008 Bath Society of Artists Exhibition.
2009 Bath Society of Artists Exhibition.
2009 SAA Amateur Artist of The Year Award.
2009 SAA Artist of The Year Best Still Life Award.
2009 RWA Encore Exhibition.
2011 Ian Black Small Painting Prize Bath Society of Artists Exhibition.
2012 Bath Society of artist Exhibition.
2012 SAA Artist of...
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I am loving pastels as a medium but I am frustrated that this portrait among other work has been spoiled by using fixative. Even the best stuff tends to darken...
Hi Ian, this portrait really pulls you in, those eyes, really great job, well done! I've used hairspray before now on some of my drawings because I had run out... view answer
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