Thursday, 14 March 2013

Learning a new skill - painting on silk

A couple of weeks ago I went on a course to learn how to paint on silk. What a revelation! I absolutely loved it: the thrill of seeing those colours come together in a wonderful loose style is amazing. I was so happy I was positively skipping along the corridor inbetween the painting and drying rooms!

Once I have researched and bought some materials of my own I will be producing a tutorial or two so that I can share my new found skills.

Meanwhile, here are the framed results from my class

Dreams of Summer


Spring Bouquet
Circles


How Does Your Garden Grow?



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6 comments:

  1. These are amazing results of your first attempt at painting on silk, imagine what you'll be capable of when you've had some practice!

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    1. Thanks Margaret, it's so exciting to plan what I will paint once I've got some materials sorted. I'm smiling about it even as I type!

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  2. Wow they are gorgeous. Looking forward to seeing the tutorials.

    Linda

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    1. Thanks Linda, I'm thrilled you're looking forward to my tutorials. I can't wait to get some materials ordered and get cracking!

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  3. They all look lovely, but my favourite has to be the Dreams of Summer, I love the depth of this one, it almost looks 3D. Great work, can't wait to see more. Linda x

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    1. Thanks Linda, that's my favourite too.

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