5 February 2010

Illustration Friday

Appleblossom and Bees - watercolour

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Just scraping in here with 'Focused' with a few hours of Friday left before the new word is posted! A botanical watercolour painting this time which has had me focused for several days. I've been using a magnifying glass to create this and definitely need to rest my eyes for a while!

18 comments:

  1. This so gave me a lovely feeling of Spring coming. Beautiful as usual, the detail is incredible Caroline.

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  2. oh my gosh. You have captured spring in your painting. It is gorgeous.!!

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  3. What a stunning watercolor! I too enjoy botanical ill - love the bee, you really nailed this, glad you made it!

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  4. Caroline oh Caroline. You have done the unthinkable. I am rendered speechless!

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  5. Your illustrations- paintings, art usually knock my socks off- this one knocks everything off! SO incredible, gorgeous! I bow before thee and kiss the hem of thine garment!Just WOW!

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  6. Your art is magical and healing.

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  7. AMAZING! AMAZING! AMAZING!

    can you imagine this on a high quality calendar? can you imagine twelve similiar paintings, one for each month.

    you are a master, caroline, plain and simple and AMAZING!

    and now i await this week's IF: mud. i'm smiling wondering what you will do with mud.

    love love
    kj

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  8. I am resting my eyes just by looking at this! I love the softness in this Caroline!:)

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  9. I thought I was following you already but these newfangled gadgets stump me sometimes :D
    So my goodness you have acheived more greatness and i feel as though i can hear these bees buzzing and smell the fragrance these stalks would impart! Another wonderful journey Caroline ;) Thank you!

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  10. Wow! So so beautiful. I lovethe gorgeous colours and the details of the bees.
    Caroline, I must ask yu for a demo one day. You are indeed a watercolour master. I selute you!!!!!

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  11. Wow, what a wonderfully detailed illustration, Caroline. I think your watercolors are top-notch. Right out of a botanical book! : )

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  12. Amazing!!!
    When enlarged all those details. A watercolor but with such precise details!
    The bees nearly fly off............
    You are a crack realy!

    Have a nice day Caroline!

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  13. Oh my goodness, Caroline. This is incredible. I had to enlarge it to see all the fine brushwork. Your BEE! Your bee is fuzzy and amazing! You wow me every time.

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  14. This is sooo beautiful to look at - it is incredible.

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  15. Outstanding delicat work... I can just feel the fuzz on the bees...Wonderful! :)

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