Where I want to be by Chrisann

Where I want to be

Worked with different watercolor blends.. trying a new style to capture the beauty of a tropical scene.
Still trying to find my style with watercolors... so comments please... smiles to all!
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A very sensitive yet lovely coloured handling of water colour..I love the sky, and the depth you convey with the red leaves.....very well done, keep it up!
over 6 years ago
Your work is beautiful and I like the tones in the sky!
Bye
Wiumar from Italy
over 6 years
Thanks so much for your lovely comment,chrisann. Love all your paintings!
over 6 years
I thought I had voted on this one Chrisann,duh!lol.
I'm here now, I really like the autumn colors on your leaves and your sky is peaceful and warm. 5* warm hugs Hazel
over 6 years
This place where you would like to be looks like Samos! I will have broad band next week and will sign in to facebook then so we can communicate better. Try leaving some white of the paper in your sky and in general all whites in watercolor are the white of the paper, and leaving some whites gives the work a point of reference for all other colors. So glad you like my work, I will try to help you become a master of watercolor! As for subject matter, I think setting up a stillife with controlled light (work same hours daily) would greatly improve your handling of this medium, it is much easier than working outdoors on a land scape..working from imagination only is OK, but you learn more when you try to capture light/shadow and form from a stillife. talk to you soon! Janet
over 6 years
Wonderful colours, wonderfully painted leaves, and I like the colour of the water also!
over 6 years
Lovely, cheerful painting, with an unusual palette - very expressive. 5*
over 6 years
Have a nice weekend too, Chrisann! Best wishes, William
over 6 years
Hi Chrisann, I think it is really hard to integrate floral and seascape and you have done a terrific job! Sometimes it looks like flowers and background were done by two different artists, but you maintain your style throughout. Beautifully done, and I love the soft colours of the flowers. Cheers from Mike
over 5 years
I love the colours in this panting. Look forward to seeing your parrot. Such exotic birds and fun if sometimes frustrating to paint. Hug Mike
over 5 years
One of my favourites. Thank you for comment on the angel. Hope you are having a pleasant weekend. We are experiencing absurdly high temperature and humidity for this time of the year. Bit of a worry. Hug Mike
over 5 years
This is a place I'd like to be with pleasure, too :-)
over 5 years
Excellent work,love your style.5*****
Best regards!
over 5 years
Excellent Work !Chrisann.
I had a quick flick your "Lending a hand" group. I really like your Group requirement - that we can all learn and share. Now watercolours, Im working on two for Rickys TSX Group, and have to venture through all the marvellous paintings(water colours) in that group to glean - information - 20yrs on - Ive forgotten my own techniques and knowledge of the style. I dont think I really appreciated the style in my youth - I do to these days - however admire such talent. Wiil visit you in your group! cheers!
over 5 years
lovely the colours are so beautiful and nicely applied..
over 5 years
Chrisann, this is wonderful work...I love this style.
over 5 years
I love the way you use colour to perfection. Fantastic work!
over 4 years
I love it...is for real...
over 1 year
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Chrisann"Proud to be a PIL Member"
Chrisann has a Passion with Fine Arts, starting at a young age. With an added giggle she says 'I can still remember my first crayon abstract in my Kindergarten class' People still enjoy hearing about her funny childhood memorie (s), related to her art work. The mediums she enjoys using are Transparent Watercolors, Acrylics, and detail Drawings. Chrisann enjoys expressing on canvas, because she says they tell a story.
'Expressing On Canvas' with her Inspiring Brush Strokes, she paints abstracts, still life, portraits, landscapes and scenes. Chrisann has always been attracted to Color. Her palette is loaded with an assortment of colors and her Stero turned up, while she paints in her art studio. She is always...
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