Wordless Wednesday ~ The view!

The View

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I felt a little nervous about this & yes I know it’s Wordless Wednesday & I am not meant to be talking.  But, but, yes I painted this watercolour whilst on my Devon holiday just a couple of weeks ago.  I used to love art but havn’t done anything really since being a teenager.  This was lovely, it took me a week doing little bits every day.

Anyway its out there now on the blogosphere to be critiqued..yikes…runs!

I would like to also thank those (you know who you are), who encouraged me to post my picture, huggles to all!

As always thank you for reading/viewing!

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  30 comments for “Wordless Wednesday ~ The view!

  1. April 30, 2014 at 12:53 PM

    That’s really awesome Justine. I have a new found respect for the arts. What a beautiful expression if oneself. I think it’s amazing! Good for you 😉

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    • April 30, 2014 at 1:21 PM

      Thank you I was very nervous to post it but enjoyed doing it so much it was cathartic 🙂 lovely feedback I really appreciate 🙂

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      • April 30, 2014 at 2:21 PM

        I love how brave you are. I have always wanted to learn how to paint. I am so lovingly in awe of anyone that can express themselves in the various art forms. It’s amazing 😉

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        • April 30, 2014 at 3:39 PM

          thats a lovely thing to say…i did buy some new brushes etc as was using my kids sets lol, need to get them out and use properly xx

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  2. April 30, 2014 at 1:02 PM

    Gorgeous! Your talents are never-ending…I’m in awe!

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    • April 30, 2014 at 1:23 PM

      Awe thank you well I’m in awe of your cooking! The paints I bought were kids ones for holiday they didn’t touch them but they served me well as helped to nurture my interest again xxx

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      • April 30, 2014 at 3:10 PM

        Thanks, though I’d much prefer creating art on a canvas versus a plate. 🙂 Glad you rediscovered an old love on vaca!

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  3. April 30, 2014 at 5:00 PM

    JUSTINE – that is breathtakingly gorgeous!! The colors of the blues and the movements of the waves – the motion in this painting is so real. Give us more, please!!

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    • May 1, 2014 at 10:16 AM

      Awe thank you that is suuuuuch a lovely comment and compliment, i have bought some proper art stuff as that was a £3 set i bought for my kids and the brushes supplied were really basic etc so now just to make some time xx

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      • May 1, 2014 at 1:05 PM

        You clearly have an eye and understanding of how to make the watercolors come to life on the paper. Truly it is a stunning piece. I hope you frame and hang it!

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        • May 1, 2014 at 1:13 PM

          😀 I am thinking of framing it and giving it to my son as a reminder of his holiday as he loves Devon 🙂

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  4. hilarymb
    May 1, 2014 at 7:59 AM

    Hi Justine – interesting piece of work .. gosh that would have fitted so well with the storms … perhaps a story idea of a village being swept up by the wind and waves to settle in another place … the colours are very interesting …

    So pleased you’re getting back into art – enjoy that creativity … cheers Hilary

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    • May 1, 2014 at 10:27 AM

      Thank you, yikes a storm, I see it in a peaceful setting, but thats what I love about art, it invokes different reactions from different people, I painted it whilst in Devon where the surfers are and there was sunshine, the waves were amazing 😀 Thank you so much for commenting, I need to set time aside for art, its so lovely x

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  5. May 2, 2014 at 5:10 AM

    Yay!! you done did it!! Lovely, my dear!!! just love it!! 🙂

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    • May 2, 2014 at 11:46 AM

      hah thank you i actually felt very jittery posting it and it was sooooo quiet for a while after I thought oh no everyonei s too embarrassed to say anything hehe x

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  6. May 5, 2014 at 9:31 AM

    Justine the painting is marvelous… Such a calming effect it has!

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    • May 5, 2014 at 3:00 PM

      thank you that is such a lovely thing to say and really brought a smile to my face! 😀

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  7. May 9, 2014 at 9:42 PM

    Congratulations, this is a great piece. I love the delicacy of watercolor colors. This is like it’s flying away on a carpet of wind.

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    • May 10, 2014 at 6:46 AM

      Yes i need to learn water colour better it’s tricky to work. This was one of the waves in Devon 🙂 a nice reminder of our holiday! So glad you popped by xx

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