2/09/2015

New Miniature Painting.


I have finished a new miniature painting, it measures three inches across.

It was a joy to paint!

13 comments:

  1. This is lovely Valerie :) Are you familiar with the Royal Society of Miniature Painters? I came across it today and see they have a couple of exhibitions which they invite entries for :)

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  2. Aha, I've just been looking back through your blog and came across your post about said exhibition last year :D Congratulations on having your works accepted, very well deserved!

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  3. Just amazing Valerie. Are you painting under a magnifier? You've got to be!That Rooster is the spitting image of my gorgeous Conan.

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  4. Hi Chloe, yes it was a great honour to have my work accepted and exciting to see the work on show.

    Jeri, yes reading glasses and magnifiers all needed now sadly!

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  5. Val, this new miniature painting is exquisite. Lots of power in that portrait, with its splendid colors, too.

    I did paint a quick little Valentine card yesterday, and thought to myself...why do I rush this process? Now, seeing your post, I've told myself to take out those paints and brushes and papers again, and be patient.

    This could mean setting aside some knitting!

    I very much enjoyed seeing your interview with Susan. The first picture you show of her work has, to my eye, a very Mary Cassatt atmosphere. I do mean that as praise.

    xo

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  6. Beautiful... love the tiny details, and it IS quite a detailed piece!

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  7. Delightful was the first word that came to my mind ... essence of chook in a 3" pot ... I love it!

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  8. Just beautiful, it made me think
    of Jeri Landers rooster and I see she thought so too. :) Both of you are amazing artists and illustrators.
    I also enjoyed your post on Sue Shanhan, another very talented artist .

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  9. Do you know,there looks to be a great satisfaction in your lovely painting. They are lovely to look at, I hope you have success with this one too 😊

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  10. Small, delicate and beautiful; a three inch marvel. I think you must have been a jeweller in a past life Valerie.

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  11. Frances, Valerianna and Annie, Thanks as ever, for all you lovely comments and for visiting my blog.

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  12. Karen, nice to see you here again, I am a great fan of Jeri Landers.

    Julie, I saw your gorgeous gift bags in John Lewis! Well done, they looked great.

    Kate, I would have loved to have been a jeweller and always admired the work of the graduates from my college. Nice to see you here again, thanks for visiting.

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  13. I've always loved these tiny works of art...well done! Patience and a steady hand indeed!

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