Beautiful roses in a common jam... by Netta Pickering

Beautiful roses in a common jam jar!

Roses from my yard in N. Georgia. Mixed Media. Soluble oils and watercolor pencil, on Canson Watercolor paper, 140lb.
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Beautifully done Netta,I like this very much. well done regards Don.
over 2 years ago
Thank you, Don, for your great comment. So glad you like it. Warm regards, Netta
over 2 years
Netta, this is fresh and shouts of spring...I love it!
over 2 years
Hi Deborah, what a delightful comment! So glad it appeals to you. Warm regards, Netta
over 2 years
Hi, I'm the administrator for the group floral still-life
, and I'd love you to add this picture to the group.

Very elegant and pretty! (accepted)
over 2 years
Thank you, Memi, for your kind invitation, I'm pleased to accept.
over 2 years
Lovely roses, nice job of the jam jar too.
over 2 years
Thank you, Mary Ann, your comment is much appreciated. Regards, Netta
over 2 years
Lovely roses,very pretty. I like that they are in the simple jar.
over 2 years
Hi Jo, thank you for your kind words, so glad you like my roses. Warm regards, Netta
over 2 years
Beautiful roses Netta!!! Love this!!! Warm regards Angela
over 2 years
Thank you so much, Angela, for your lovely comment. Warm regards, Netta
over 2 years
Beautifully painted, your roses are gorgeous!
over 2 years
Thank you, Carol, for such a lovely comment. I thought they were gorgeous too, I love the soft shell pink ones. I found them growing by the side of the road, so I transplanted them into my yard:) Warm regards, Netta
over 2 years
Love your roses! It is a beautiful!
over 2 years
Thank you, Tamara, love your peonies! Regards, Netta
over 2 years
this is beautiful netta,,love the details right down to the writing on the jar excellent
over 2 years
Thank you so much, Cathal, for our lovely comment. I did the writing with a watercolor pencil, I'd have been half batty trying to use a brush!! Warm regards, Netta
over 2 years
You have captured the romantic beauty of the lovely roses. Well rendered.
over 2 years
Thank you, Ann, so glad you like them. One of my favorite flowers. Regards, Netta
over 2 years
Hi, I'm the administrator for the group (deleted), and I'd love you to add this picture to the group.

This is lovely Netta! Love the roses and the jar!~Joan (accepted)
over 2 years
Thank you Joan, for your kind invitation and your lovely comment. Reards, Netta
over 2 years
Beautiful job on the roses, Netta, love it.
over 2 years
Thank you, Barbara, for such a nice comment. I'll be back home in a couple of weeks an hope to paint some more then. My best to you, Netta
over 2 years
Beautiful gorgeous painting! and also I love that those exquisite roses are in a simple jam jar it makes them even more phenomenal, and the way you have painted them is even more unforgettable!
over 2 years
Wow, thank you Marie-Line, for such a great comment. I really appreciate it.
Warm regards, Netta
over 2 years
Beautiful composition, superb colors and light. Stunning!!
over 2 years
Thank you so much, Carmela, for such nice words, warm regards, Netta
over 2 years
Wonderful Netta!
over 2 years
Thank you, Carol, appreciate it. Regards, Netta
over 2 years
Wow, really lovely watercolor, just fab!!!! Love your use of color and subtle shading..
over 2 years
Thank you, Sandra, for your great comment, especially from an artist with your background. Love your crocuses, I have them in my yard. Regards, Netta
over 2 years
Thank you Netta, glad you like my work!
over 2 years
well done Netta, beautiful roses and love the jar.
over 2 years
Hi Carol, thank you for your comment, so glad you like it. Hope you are well, regards. Netta
over 2 years
wonderful netta.. the glass is fantastic.. along with that label..
over 2 years
Thank you so much Biswaal, for the nice comment. Good to hear from you again. Warm regards, Netta
over 2 years
Love it!!!!! Wonderful piece!!!
over 2 years
Thank you, Albertus, what a lovely comment. Regards, Netta
over 2 years
stunning work of beautiful art !
over 2 years
Thank you, Nigel, for the great comment. Good to hear from you again. Regards, Netta
over 2 years
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for Netta Pickering
Netta PickeringOriginally from Northern Ireland, I came to America in 1956.
I have been drawing since I was a child, maybe eight or nine years old.
I have had no formal training of any kind other than in high school. I have painted in oils, acrylics, watercolors and pastels,
I appreciate all the kind comments from so many wonderful artists on PIL.
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It wasn't until I started sketching that I realised I had impressions of ruled lines on the paper from the previous drawing. Then I also dripped some water on...
Depends on how far i had got before the drip of water.I`ve binned many a picture just because I didnt like it at the end and started again but equally i have... view answer
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