Melons by Fran McGarry


Hi, I'm the administrator for the group Achievable Paintings, and I'd love you to add this picture to the group.
these are so good fran,i love the texture of the skins and the light...jean (accepted)
over 2 years ago
thank you Jean :)
over 2 years
Great work on the watermelons Fran, they look so realistic.
over 2 years
thank you, this ws just a quick painting for fun :)
over 2 years
So realistic and beautifully done, Fran, looks good enough to eat. Reminds me of summer.
over 2 years
Thank you
over 2 years
Oh wow love it, can I have 1 piece...? So, so realistic! Excellent work Fran!!! Take care Angela
over 2 years
Thank you
over 2 years
Beautiful and mouth watering. Excellent work. Wonderdful colors used and details on the melons. Take care-Sharon
over 2 years
Love, love, love it! Wonderful composition, lighting and colors.
over 2 years
brilliant watercolor work
over 2 years
Stunning!!, Love the colors.
over 2 years
Oh, YUm-yum-yum! delicious!!!:)
over 2 years
Green and red and slurpie wet. You have me craving watermelon Fran. Sensational!
over 2 years
Wonderful Watermelons Fran! Weatherford Texas used to be known as the watermelon capital of Texas! Wilhite seeds is here and the owner grew Black Diamond Watermelons! And sold the seeds! Those melons were very long and had this striping like yours! ~Joan
over 2 years
Luscious vibrant cololurs - I love it
over 2 years
amazing patterns on the skins
over 2 years
as always, a beautiful work Fran!
over 2 years
Fran, you did a wonderful job, they look so real. When my sister was pregnant of my godchild, I painted a melon on her look so real! It was non toxic paint that can expand when dry. Cheers! Line :)
over 2 years
Hi, I'm the administrator for the group Complimentary Colors!, and I'd love you to add this picture to the group.
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Fran would love your melons added to the group!~Joan
over 2 years
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for Fran McGarry
Fran McGarryHi my name is Fran Mcgarry. I live in UK and I am a self taught artist. I started painting in 2004.
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 the Year Best Amateur Still Life.
2013 Front Cover Artist for SAA Magazine November Issue.
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