The sea and a garden

We recently spent a few days in southern New South Wales. The weather was perfect and the scenery was even better. The water is so clean and teeming with life.

I thought the textures here were interesting.

The kids would love to have a jumping pillow at home :)
And I spent part of my afternoon back at home doing this watercolour study of the Werribee Mansion gardens. I was surprised at how much I enjoyed working with the brush and watercolours again, however, was reminded that I really do need to take classes and improve my technique. Actually, what am I saying, I don't really have a technique!


Vicky said...

You have a lovely technique! Those flowers and leaves are gorgeous! So delicately painted - I love them! Great colours, too.

And, your photos are also beautiful. When I looked at the first one, I thought it was one of my photos (oops, that sounds conceited...!)

God bless, Kelly:-)

baukje said...

Amazing pictures. That blue of the sea is REALLY blue, I never saw this in real.
And you need to continue in painting.
Do you know the blog of wildflowerhouse? She is in my bloglist , she is working a lot with watercolors . Maybe her work can inspire you.

The Handmaden said...

Thanks Baukje, I'm following her blog now, and you're right - very inspirational!

Kelly's hand woven, perfectly hemmed technique.

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