lots of variety and works in progress

Jane did this lovely water colour last week and today she was painting a fish

Bee started a still life

Dawn was doing a lovely water colour of her grandson

Jackie was experimenting (Glyn Macey style) with acrylic and paper

I forgot to post this last week – Trevor was making some extraordinary shapes with paint that looked like stained glass

Jan was continuing with her luscious figs

Eric finished his water colour with splatters of gouache and started an interesting picture of a man in a turban

Gill was doing some painting after abandoning the quilling from last week

Patricia didn’t waste much time in getting this painting started

… and I was revisiting some old paintings by using up my oil palette

 

 

decoupage and more pears

This week Gill was decoupaging (is that a word?) an old cutlery box. Fabulous paper and very cleverly done

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Pauline was also decoupaging a tray

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Patricia was painting with watercolour

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I was revisiting an old oil painting that needed to be more colourful

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and framing a watercolour –  more pears !!

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… and finishing off the little seascape with a regatta

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We’re back for 2017

It’s good to be back and it was quite busy today as Helen also started her writing group again. It was nice and warm in the barn and there was a big tin of flapjacks to work through.

Bee was painting one of her very stylish pictures with the water-based oil paints

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Jackie was sketching a dog

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Dawn was doing a study of the corner of the workshop

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In the afternoon there was a lot of chat but Sally started this lovely street scene

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Patricia had finished her horse study

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… and I think these pears are finished now

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Christmas party week

Some of us made Christmas decorations

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some of us painted

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John was making a special Christmas present

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… and some just enjoyed the food and chatted

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winding down before Christmas party week

Not very busy this week but nevertheless some lovely work being done.

Paulette and Dawn were painting family portraits

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Brigitte was dabbling with Christmas stamps

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Diana joined us this morning and she always does something interesting

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Mary was painting another of her Christmas boards

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… and I was finishing off my leafy walkway in oil

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lots of colour

Helen had finished her stunning granny square rug

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Dawn had collected leaves from the garden and was doing water colour

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Anne had used crackle glaze on a wooden bowl

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Brigitte was using a serviette technique that looks like water colour

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Jan and Eric were doing some stunning pictures as usual

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Brenda was starting another of her wonderful oil paintings

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Hillary was getting on with her rug

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Paulette was thinking about Christmas

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… as were some others

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rugs a plenty

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… some decoupage

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… a continuing cork board

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… and then some painting – pastel, water colour and oil

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some diverse things this week

Mary was trying to paint a picture a day – but they were taking a bit longer

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Sue had painted a really effective nude

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Bee had painted some allium seed heads in water-based oil paints – weird but true

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Jane was doing this lovely water colour

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some of us were thinking about Christmas

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Paulette was doing a beautiful water colour

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Birgitte had started another rug

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… and Eric was sketching the gite

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We were thinking about Christmas today

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Cas had made this beautiful mermaid sleeping bag

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Birgitte had finished her rag rug and Hilary was still working away at hers

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Mary was painting another stunning picture

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… and Jackie was experimenting with water colour

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some lovely work today

Anne finished two paintings today and started a third!

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Jane did a beautiful water colour and Sue did this stunning water colour of her dog

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I think this fishing boat painting is finished – I stuck the net on with the paint, so we will see whether it stays there

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… and this painting just evolved during the afternoon, not sure whether to put some houses in it

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